FY14 Implementation Plan


  Proposed project Activities under projects  Timeline    Link with the Africa Strategy objectives
 1  Promote DNNSEC Workshops in 8 more countries August 2013- June 2014 Promote adoption of DNSSEC
2 Study on ccTLD management in Africa Study commited November 2013- January 2014 Business best practices and Marketing support for AfTLD, ccTLDs and Registrars
3 Observatory on DNS industry Set up an observatory on DNS industry February 2014 – June 2014 An observatory to develop new indices for DNS industry growth in Africa 
4 Develop exchange program with DNS industry leaders Idendity potential candidates within current registrars and registies; negociate with global industry leaders December 2013 – June 2014 Promote strategic partnerships between global and local entrepreneurs in the DNS industry 
 5 Deploy  Anycast instances of Root servers  Root servers copies will be deployed in four countries  November 2013 – June 2014  Deploy more Anycast instances of L-Root in cooperation with Regional Organisations. Countries: Angola, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Benin
 6  Awareness on link between TM and domain names issues; Workshop on WHOIS, Trademark issues, workshop for african ccTLDs  February – June 2014  Support Capcity building and Development of Internet Governance in Africa; Strengthen ccTLDs in Africa 
 7 Support Program to African Registrars  African Registrar Meeting to discuss Insurance cost issues/proposals July 2013 – June 2014   Promote african registrars
 8  Local engagement  Outreach visit to african countries July 2013 – June 2014  Promote the multistakeholder model and platform in Africa at the Government, civil society and private sector levels to enrich participation in ICANN constituencies 
 9  International events Outreach during International events  July 2013 – June 2014  Effective communication/Outreach on ICANN 
 10 Policy advice on ccTLDS  Contribution to solve redelegation issues for .TG, .GM, .GW, .LR by: promoting consensus model at the national level trough local workshops  November 2013 – June 2014  Assist in delegation and redelegation procedure in support of strenghten African ccTLDs 
 11 DNS incubation   Draft a concept paper; conference with selected centers November 2013 – June 2014  Build Entrepreneurship program in the DNS area 

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