ITU-T and ICANN to co-host workshop on .int TLD
Reaffirming their respective responsibilities, ICANN and the ITU-T look
forward to co-hosting the upcoming workshop to develop recommendations on the
management of the .int TLD. The workshop will be held in Geneva on 15-16
ICANN is responsible for coordinating the assignment of the global
Internetís unique identifiers, including Internet domain names, IP address
numbers, and protocol parameter and port numbers. In addition, ICANN oversees
the operation of the Internet's root server system. As part of ICANNís role
through the IANA function is in the coordination of the domain name system,
ICANN oversees the administration of
the .int TLD.
The ITU-T, with its mission to ensure an efficient and on-time production of
high quality standards covering all fields of telecommunications, is hosting the
workshop pursuant to the ITU Resolution 102, through which the ITU is to work
with appropriate bodies to develop a recommendation to clarify the management of
the domain .int.
ICANN will contribute to this workshop through its experiences in the
administration of the .int domain.
ICANN and the ITU look forward to a fruitful discussion, and any outcomes
that may further benefit the ongoing successful management of the .int TLD.