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The '''Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO)''' is a body within [[ICANN]] created by and for [[ccTLD]] managers. It provides a forum for topical issues relating to ccTLDs from a global perspective.<ref>[https://ccnso.icann.org ccNSO.icann.org]</ref>
The ccNSO provides a platform for nurturing consensus, technical cooperation, skill-building, and facilitating the development and implementation of best practices for [[ccTLD]]s and their managers. 
The ccNSO also develops and recommends global policies to the [[ICANN Board]] for issues relating to ccTLDs. These processes are managed by the [[ccNSO Council]] and typically organized through Working Groups. The ccNSO made policy recommendations on the introduction of Internationalised Domain Name ([[IDN]]) [[ccTLDs]].
The ccNSO provides ccTLD managers a way to work together with other stakeholders and communities, such as the Government Advisory Committee ([[GAC]]) and the Generic Names Supporting Organisation ([[GNSO]]).<ref>[http://ccnso.icann.org/about CcNSO General Information]</ref>
==ccNSO Membership==
Membership in the ccNSO is open to all ccTLD managers responsible for managing an ISO 3166 country-code top-level domain, but there are no fees or costs incurred by becoming a ccNSO member.<ref>[https://ccnso.icann.org/en/ccnso/applications ccNSO Membership]</ref>
==ccNSO Council==
The ccNSO is overseen by its council, which is in charge of coordinating the functions of the larger group and managing its policy recommendations. The councillors lead many ccNSO discussions and aim to develop official community positions for their board recommendations. Between the 3 ICANN conferences the council makes a point of meeting via conference calls.
There are 3 councillors per global region, and also 3 councillors chosen by ICANN's [[NomCom]]. A term on the Council lasts three years, and the election cycle is staggered so that each year there are a total of 18 councillors representing 5 regions. The additional 3 chosen by the NomCom are chosen to represent a business perspective from outside the ccTLD community. All councillors are able to be re-appointed following the conclusion of their term.<ref>[http://ccnso.icann.org/council-role.htm ccNSO.ICANN.org]</ref>
Current councillors include:<ref>[http://ccnso.icann.org/council-members.htm ccNSO.ICANN.org]</ref>
* [[Abdalla Omari]] (Term ends March 2021)
* [[Abibu Ntahigiye]] (Term ends March 2019)
* [[Souleymane Oumtanaga]] (Term ends March 2020)
'''Asia Pacific'''
* [[Young Eum Lee]] (Term ends March 2021)
* [[Debbie Monahan]] (Term ends March 2019)
* [[Hirofumi Hotta]] (Term ends March 2020)
* [[Katrina Sataki]] (Term ends March 2021) ('''Chair''')
* [[Peter Vergote]] (Term ends March 2019)
* [[Giovanni Seppia]] (Term ends March 2020)
'''Latin America'''
* [[Margarita Valdes]] (Term ends March 2021)
* [[Demi Getschko]] (Term ends March 2019) ('''Vice Chair''')
* [[Alejandra Reynoso]] (Term ends March 2020)
'''North America'''
* [[Byron Holland]] (Term ends March 2021) ('''Vice Chair''')
* [[Pablo Rodriguez]] (Term ends March 2019)
* [[Stephen Deerhake]] (Term ends March 2020)
'''Nominating Committee Appointees'''
* [[Laura Margolis]] (Term ends at [[Annual Meeting]] 2021)
* [[Ajay Data]] (Term ends at [[Annual Meeting]] 2020)
* [[Jian Zhang]] (Term ends at [[Annual Meeting]] 2019)
The ccNSO also contributes one member to [[ICANN]]'s NomCom, this position is currently held by [[Jörg Schweiger]].<ref>[https://www.icann.org/nomcom2017/#members ICANN's NomCom]</ref>
One of the biggest complaints with the structuring of ICANN's [[DNSO]] came from [[ccTLD]] registry operators, who felt that the [[SO|supporting organization]] was mainly concerned with gTLDs and that they needed their own separate organization. On October 29, 2002, the country code managers emphasized their dissatisfaction by withdrawing completely from the DNSO.<ref>[http://www.ccwhois.org/elections/ Elections, ccWHois.org]</ref> This action prompted and expedited the replacement of the DNSO with the [[GNSO]], which was created in December 2002. Work began on creating the [[Country Code Names Supporting Organization]] (ccNSO) in September 2002, culminating in the creation of the ccNSO at ICANN 17 in June 2003.<ref>[http://law.bepress.com/context/uiuclwps/article/1097/viewcontent Law.Bepress.com]</ref>
==More Information==
For more information of the ccNSO, visit their official website at [https://ccnso.icann.org ccNSO.ICANN.org].
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