ICANN’s Going To Senegal

ICANN has announced their 42nd meeting will be held in Dakar, Senegal, from 24 to 28 October 2011.The meeting, the third and final of their scheduled meetings for 2011 has been announced quite late given that they have already confirmed their third and final meeting in October 2012 meeting will be held in Toronto, Canada. However ICANN is yet to announce the locations for their March 2012 meeting, to be held in Latin America and June 2012 meeting in Europe.The meeting in Dakar will be organised with the assistance of the government of Senegal and the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies will host the meeting.ICANN note they are aware of recent protests in Senegal, but they “will continue to closely monitor the situation as we prepare for the meeting.”The next ICANN meeting will be held in Singapore from 19 to 24 June 2011, originally due to be held in Amman, Jordan, will be held in Singapore.