NRO News

ASO AC Calls for Nominations for Seat 10 on the ICANN Board of Directors

In line with the ASO Memorandum of Understanding and the ICANN Bylaws, the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) is calling for nominations for Seat 10 on the ICANN Board of Directors. The selected candidate will serve for a three-year term, which will begin at the conclusion of the ICANN Annual General Assembly to be held during the ICANN… Read More

LeaderShape Selected to Facilitate NRO Strategy Plan Review

After a detailed review of all the applications received, the Number Resource Organization Executive Council (NRO EC) has selected LeaderShape to facilitate a review of the NRO Strategy Plan for the next five years. As described in the original request for proposals, the NRO EC has identified the need to create a strategic review plan to guide its efforts over the… Read More

ASO AC Appoints Brajesh Jain to the ICANN 2022 NomCom

The Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Brajesh Jain as their delegate for the 2022 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom). Mr Jain is an active participant in the APNIC community. His one-year term will begin during the ICANN 72 Annual General Meeting which will take place in October 2021. The ICANN NomCom… Read More

Statement of the Number Resource Organization on Allegations Against AFRINIC

It has come to the attention of the Number Resource Organization (“NRO”) that certain members of the Internet community have expressed concerns regarding AFRINIC, the Regional Internet Registry (“RIR”) for Africa, and its operations. Through messages posted on various community mailing lists, allegations have been made against AFRINIC and the performance of its duties as an RIR. While the issues… Read More

Request for Proposals for Consulting Services: NRO Strategy Plan Review

The Number Resource Organization (NRO) is calling for proposals for an independent review of its Strategy Plan for the next five years. Deadline for applications: 9 July 2021 Deadline announcement of the selected bid: 23 July 2021 Full details of the Call for Proposals are included below. NRO Strategy Plan Review Request for Proposal Document Re: Call for Proposal for… Read More

ASO Call for Nominations to 2022 ICANN NomCom

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

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

Dear RIR Community, On 12 May 2021, the ICANN Board of Directors adopted resolutions regarding the following: • FY22-26 Operating and Financial Plan • FY22 Operating Plan and Budget See https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/resolutions-2021-05-12-en#2.a Highlights of the FY22-26 Operating and Financial Plan and FY22 Operating Plan and Budget are available at https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/files/highlights-op-financial-plan-fy22-26-opplan-budget-fy22-2021-en.pdf The FY22-26 Operating Plan and FY22 Operating Plan are available at… Read More

2020 IANA Numbering Services Review Committee Report Published

On behalf of the IANA Review Committee Dear colleagues, The IANA Numbering Services Review Committee (IANA RC) is pleased to announce that it has published the 2020 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… Read More