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cordings, transcripts and presentations) will be archived and available on the <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.icann.org_resources_pages_quarterly-2Dreports-2D2014-2D11-2D13-2Den&d=DQMFaQ&c=FmY1u3PJp6wrcrwll3mSVzgfkbPSS6sJms7xcl4I5cM&r=pu7jN3q1ZBfuo7H0_TGgnLZ6DmTKXODkmnlRRHjLLAY&m=1pmIZe2IPAfL0cy-UDF6Zgdaay1I4GrDqjLxBYqY4uw&s=ULEHqnwQ0GnqFx2lJyh9wWCJQYUkwUALF6K2z38dblI&e=">ICANN website[icann.org]</a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>These calls were set up to enhance ICANN's accountability and transparency efforts and are a great way for you to stay informed on what the organization has done in line with ICANN's mission of keeping the Internet secure, stable and interoperable.<o:p></o:p></span></p><h3 style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>More information<o:p></o:p></span></h3><p style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Please visit the <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.icann.org_resources_pages_quarterly-2Dreports-2D2014-2D11-2D13-2Den&d=DQMFaQ&c=FmY1u3PJp6wrcrwll3mSVzgfkbPSS6sJms7xcl4I5cM&r=pu7jN3q1ZBfuo7H0_TGgnLZ6DmTKXODkmnlRRHjLLAY&m=1pmIZe2IPAfL0cy-UDF6Zgdaay1I4GrDqjLxBYqY4uw&s=ULEHqnwQ0GnqFx2lJyh9wWCJQYUkwUALF6K2z38dblI&e=">Reporting page[icann.org]</a> on the ICANN for more information including recordings of previous calls. The presentation will be posted 24-48 hours in advance.<o:p></o:p></span></p></div></div></div></body></html>