22 May 2013
In the GAC Beijing Communiqué [PDF, 156 KB], the Governmental Advisory Committee issued advice to the ICANN Board of Directors regarding New gTLD applications. ICANN notified applicants and the community about the GAC’s advice on 18 April 2013, thus opening a 21-day applicant response period. Applicant responses have been made public.
The ICANN Board New gTLD Program Committee will consider the applicant responses in formulating its response to the GAC advice.