Enhancing Legitimacy in the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Publication Date: September 2002

Publisher: Centre for Global Studies (London, England)

Author(s): England) Centre for Global Studies (London

Research Area: Internet Governance

Keywords: Transparency; Ombudsman; Public participation; Internet Governance

Type: Report


Presents options for elements of ICANN's architecture, based on an examination of best practices in international governance. Elements include the processes for the selection of the Board of Directors, mechanisms for broad consultation, and provisions for increasing transparency and accountability to enhance ICANN's legitimacy.