The GAC Operating Principles are published  online  and contain information about the role of the GAC and GAC members and observers, as well as GAC working methods. 

 The GAC has a specific role to play regarding gTLDs, in particular the GAC Early Warning process and GAC advice and objections.   Further information is available online and can be found in the Applicant Guidebook published by ICANN for new gTLDs,  GAC advice on the topic in the form of letters or communiqués and transcripts of GAC exchanges with the Board and community.  Any further information regarding these processes will be posted to the GAC website at:

It is important to bear in mind that GAC members are still in the process of analysing the list of applications and applicants for new gTLDs.  However, there have been a number of requests from applicants or other interested stakeholders to brief or provide briefing material to the GAC.  Briefings for the GAC will only be scheduled on a best-efforts basis and entirely at the request of GAC members.  An internal process for handling requests and tracking materials is being put in place, but those wanting to make their interest or availability known or to express an interest in providing written materials to the GAC can contact the GAC via .  A list of those expressing interest or availability or that have provided materials will be made available to the GAC membership.

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