Nomination Call for ASO Representative to 2021 ICANN Nominating Committee

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NRO News

ICANN’s Nominating Committee (NomCom) is responsible for the selection of eight ICANN Board Members, two directors of the Public Technical Identifiers (PTI) and for other selections as are set forth in the Bylaws (see Article 8, Section 8.1). The NomCom is also charged with appointing some members of the ALAC, ccNSO Council and the GNSO Council. The NomCom complements the… Read More

Notice to the ASO Community on Rejection Action to ICANN Board Resolutions

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NRO News

Dear RIR Community, On 7 May 2020, the ICANN Board of Directors adopted resolutions regarding the following: FY21-25 Five Year ICANN Operating and Financial Plan FY21 ICANN Operating Plan FY21 ICANN Budget see https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/resolutions-2020-05-07-en#2.a The approved FY21-25 Five Year ICANN Operating and Financial Plan is available at https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/files/adopted-op-financial-plan-fy21-25-opplan-fy21-07may20-en.pdf, The FY21 ICANN Operating Plan is available beginning on page 177. The… Read More

2019 IANA Numbering Services Review Committee Report Published

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NRO News

On behalf of IANA RC Committee: Dear colleagues,The IANA Numbering Services Review Committee (IANA RC) is pleased to announce that it has published the 2019 IANA Numbering Services Review Committee Report. This report follows a 30-day public comment period on the IANA Performance Matrix Summary Report published by the RIRs, seeking input from the broader community. The IANA RC was formed… Read More

RIR Comparative Policy Overview 2020-Q1

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RIR Comparative Policy Overview

The RIR Comparative Policy Overview 2020-Q1 provides a comparative overview of policies across the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) system during the second quarter of the year. It is not a policy statement by the RIRs, but serves as a reference for the global Internet community. Please note that while this document was accurate on the date of publication, it may… Read More

ASO Announces Support for Fundamental Bylaws Amendment to Article 18 of the ICANN Bylaws

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NRO News

In its capacity as a Decisional Participant in the Empowered Community, the NRO EC (acting as the ASO) has agreed to support the Fundamental Bylaws Amendment to Article 18, Section 18.7(b) of the ICANN Bylaws relating to the composition of the IANA Naming Functions Review as posted by the ICANN Board according to its Resolution 2019.09.08.05. The ICANN Empowered Community Administration… Read More

ASO AC Teleconferences Open for Observers

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NRO News

In line with the ASO Review 2017 “Recommendation #15: “ASO AC meetings should be open to the public, except for discussions regarding the selection of individuals for ICANN roles.”, starting on Wednesday October 2nd 2019, all ASO AC teleconferences will be open for observers. However, please note that observers won’t be able to participate during the meeting by speaking or… Read More

ASO AC Appoints Pankaj Chaturvedi to the 2020 ICANN Nominating Committee

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NRO News

The Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) is pleased to announce that Pankaj Chaturvedi has been appointed as its delegate to the 2020 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom). Mr Chaturvedi is an active participant in the APNIC community. His one year term will begin during the ICANN 66 Meeting taking place in Montreal, Canada, from 2-7 November, 2019. The ASO… Read More

Deadline Extended: ASO AC Call for Nominations for the ASO Representative on ICANN NomCom

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NRO News

The Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) has extended the deadline for nominations for the ASO Representative on the ICANN NomCom. New Deadlines and Important Dates —————————— The ASO AC will be responsible for the selection of the delegate based on the following timeline: Nomination period ends: 9 August 2019 Evaluation of nominations by the ASO AC: 9 –… Read More

Statement on Role and Responsibilities of the NRO NC / ASO AC

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NRO News

The Number Resource Organization (NRO) was established by the NRO Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed in 2003 and 2004 by the RIRs, which also defines the NRO Number Council (NRO-NC). The Address Supporting Organization (ASO) was established by the ASO MoU, signed in 2004 by the NRO and ICANN, under which the NRO-NC serves as the ASO Address Council (ASO-AC). The ASO MoU also defines… Read More