The IGF held its 10th annual meeting on the theme, “Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development”, in João Pessoa, Brazil, on 10 to 13 November 2015. The 2015 IGF focused on a range of sub-themes, including Cybersecurity and Trust; Internet Economy; Inclusiveness and Diversity; Openness; Enhancing Multistakeholder Cooperation; Internet and Human Rights; Critical Internet Resources and Emerging Issues. The meeting was attended by 2137… Read More
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The ninth annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) concluded on Friday, 5 September, in Istanbul, Turkey. The five days of wide-ranging Internet governance discussions attracted nearly 2,500 on-site participants, with more than 1,000 more online. Over the course of the week, the NRO and RIR staff contributed to many of the workshops and main sessions. These sessions looked at topics like… Read More
The Number Resource Organization (NRO), the body representing the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), today expressed its support for the “Stop the Net Grab” campaign that is being spearheaded by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) in the lead-up to the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12). WCIT-12 will convene in Dubai from 3-14 December 2012 to review the International… Read More
The five Regional Internet Registries contributed views in response to the ITU’s public consultation in preparation of the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) to be held in Dubai in December 2012, where the International Telecommunications Regulations (ITRs) will be reviewed. The five RIRs supported the continuance of the ITRs to guide and promote the growth of international Internet connectivity. In their collective submission sent to… Read More
NRO Contribution to the WCIT Public Consultation Process The Number Resource Organization (the NRO, comprising the five Regional Internet Registries) contributed views in response to ITU’s public consultation in preparation of the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT). The five RIRs supported the continuance of the ITRs to guide and promote the growth of International connectivity. With regards to proposals… Read More
ARIN is pleased to announce that Louis Lee has been re-elected to the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) from the ARIN region. He will begin serving another three-year term on 1 January 2013. Information on the NRO Number Council can be found at: The NRO Number Council The ARIN Board of Trustees wishes to thank Andrew Dul for… Read More
Follow-up Letter to Brahima Sanou and Malcolm Johnson ITU’s Directors Follow-up letter to Brahima Sanou Telecommunication Development Bureau Director and Malcolm Johnson,Telecommunication Standardization Bureau Director after a Conference Call on September 7th where the ITU committed to propose a first draft of principles for collaboration; and from there, the NRO committed to develop together a practical work plan.
APNIC is pleased to announce that Naresh Ajwani has been re-elected as a representative to the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) for the APNIC region. He will begin another two-year term on 1 January 2013. Election details can be found at: http://conference.apnic.net/34/elections For more information on the NRO NC, please visit: http://aso.icann.org/internet-community/what-is-the-aso/
The AFRINIC board is pleased to announce that Alan Barrett’s term on the NRO NC has been extended. He will serve a two-year term that runs from 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2013. More information about the NRO NC.