ICANN’s 47th public meeting will take place in Durban, South Africa from 14th to 19th July 2013.
The meeting location was confirmed in the most recent ICANN board minutes.
The .za Domain Name Authority will be the local hosts.
Here’s the relevant snippet from the board resolution:
Whereas, ICANN intends to hold its second Meeting for 2013 in the Africa region as per its policy,
Whereas, the .za Domain Name Authority submitted a viable proposal to serve as host for the ICANN 2013 Africa Meeting.
Whereas, staff has completed a thorough review and analysis of the .za Domain Name Authority proposal and finds it acceptable.
Whereas, the Board Finance Committee has approved the budget for the ICANN 2013 Africa Meeting as proposed.
Whereas the Board Public Participation Committee is coordinating the review of the staff proposal and supports the proposition for the location of the ICANN 2013 Africa Meeting.
Resolved (2012.08.28.05), the Board accepts the proposal of the .za Domain Name Authority, and approves that the ICANN 2013 Africa Meeting shall be held in Durban, South Africa from 14-19 July 2013, with a budget not to exceed US$2.472M.