ICANN announced this week it will be holding its second meeting for 2013, and 47th all told, in Durban, South Africa. It will be the second time the organisation has held a meeting in South Africa, with Cape Town being the venue for the 21st meeting in December 2004.
The proposal for the South African meeting comes from the .za Domain Name Authority and the dates are 14 to 19 July 2013. And the budget is not to exceed US$2.472 million.
Upcoming ICANN meetings are Toronto, Canada (14-18 October 2012), Beijing, China (7-11 April 2013) and then Durban. The third meeting for 2013 is scheduled for the Latin America/Caribbean region.