ICANN has released instructions and a request form for eligible governmental entities to request funding for filing objections. The Government Objection Funding Instructions provides the following:
- Governmental entity eligibility criteria;
- Instructions to complete the objection funding request form; and
- Summary of the fund disbursement process
Per the Applicant Guidebook, ICANN guarantees that a minimum of one objection per government will be fully funded by ICANN for approved requests. Governments requesting financial support must submit their applications to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 11 March 2013. The objection filing period closes on 13 March 2013 at 11:59 UTC.
Download the Objection Funding Request Form [DOCX, 159 KB].
Learn more about objection and dispute resolution.