IDN Implementation Working Group

Satish Babu, APRALO ChairĀ  holding a recognition certificate for work done on IDN Implementation Guidelines v 4.0. Quoting from the ICANN Call for Community Experts:
The IDN Implementation Guidelines address the IDN registration policies and practices, designed to minimize the risk of cybersquatting and consumer confusion, and respect the interests of communities using local languages and scripts. These Guidelines are for registry operators to implement IDNs at the second level.

IDN Implementation Guidelines were last updated in 2011. ICANN is now initiating a revision of these guidelines and soliciting the participation of expert community volunteers to form a working group for this purpose. The working group will comprise of expert volunteer members from GNSO, ccNSO, SSAC and ALAC, as per the details below.
The WG had 11 members from GNSO, ccNSO, ALAC and SSAC (for WG composition, pls scroll down to the end of the page at The WG was seated in 2015, and its final Draft report, after public comments, is now ready.