IPv6 Around the World NRO´s Contribution to ITU-T IPv6 Study Group

NRO Statement to the CIR Session Good morning ministers, ambassadors, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for giving the NRO the opportunity to discuss the pressing issue of IPv6 deployment. The NRO consists of five Regional Internet Registries, or RIRs – AFRINIC, APNIC, ARIN, LACNIC and the RIPE NCC. All of these organizations are represented at the Internet Governance Forum… Read More

IPv6 – What is it, why is it important, and who is in charge?

Answers to common questions from policy makers, executives and other non-technical readers. IPv6 – What is it, why is it important, and who is in charge? A factual paper prepared for and endorsed by the Chief Executive Officers of ICANN and all the Regional Internet Registries. 1. What is IPv6? “IP” is the Internet Protocol, the set of digital communication… Read More

Cooperative Approach Continues to Meet the Challenge of Internet Development

Cooperative Approach Continues to Meet the Challenge of Internet Development Mauritius, 26 November 2008 The Number Resource Organization (NRO) calls upon participants at IGF 2008 next week in Hyderabad to support the collaborative multi-stakeholder approach adopted by the Internet Governance Forum. The NRO encourages all stakeholders to continue working together in the open and cooperative participation model that has proven… Read More

NRO and ICANN Reaffirm Commitment to Relationship

In December 2007, the Number Resource Organization (NRO) and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) exchanged letters reaffirming their commitment to formalizing the legal relationship between the two organizations. The NRO letter, jointly-signed by the executives of the five Regional Internet Registries, stated the NRO’s commitment to supporting ICANN, sought ICANN’s acknowledgement of certain aspects of the… Read More

NRO Report: “Continuing Cooperation”

The Number Resource Organization (NRO) has participated in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and related activities since the beginning, and it is a process to which we are strongly devoted. In response to the Tunis WSIS agenda, the NRO has released “Continuing Cooperation – The NRO’s Role in Internet Governance”. This report illustrates the many efforts the… Read More

NRO Comments to NTIA on ICANN

NRO Comments to NTIA on ICANN The NRO has submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), which sought input on the transition of the technical coordination and management of the Internet DNS to the private sector. The NRO endorses the current model for coordinating the Internet domain name and addressing system and believes… Read More