NRO News

Notice to the ASO Community on Rejection Action to ICANN Board Resolution on FY22 IANA Budget

Dear RIR Community, On 8 February 2021, the ICANN Board of Directors adopted a resolution regarding the following: FY22 IANA Budget https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/resolutions-2021-02-08-en The approved FY22 IANA Budget is available at https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/files/adopted-iana-opplan-budget-fy22-08feb21-en.pdf This resolution (FY22 IANA Budget) is subject to Rejection Action Petitions from the community. The Address Supporting Organization as a Decisional Participant received a notice from the ICANN Secretary… Read More

Call for Public Comments on the 2020 IANA Performance Matrix Summary Report

Dear colleagues, As you may be aware, as a result of the successful IANA Stewardship transition in 2016, the IANA Numbering Services are today being managed through an SLA between ICANN and the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). As part of the result of the IANA Stewardship transition, the IANA Numbering Services Review Committee (IANA RC) was established in 2016. The… Read More

Invitation to the Internet Numbers Community to Participate as Observers in the 2021 ASO AC and IANA RC Teleconferences

The ASO is one of ICANN’s three Supporting Organizations. They review and develop recommendations on Internet Protocol (IP) address policy and advise the ICANN Board on policy issues relating to the operation, assignment, and management of IP addresses. The ASO Address Council (ASO AC) hold monthly teleconferences, usually on the first Wednesday of each month, with exceptions to avoid clashes… Read More

RIPE NCC to Publish NRO Extended Allocation and Assignment Reports

To make sure that the NRO Extended Allocation and Assignment Reports continue to be published to a high standard, the NRO has agreed that this should be managed by one of the RIRs. This will ensure a resilient and well-maintained service and will allow further improvements to be made in the future. The RIPE NCC has agreed to take over… Read More

Nomination Call for ASO Representative to 2021 ICANN Nominating Committee

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

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

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

ICANN Publishes Response to ASO’s Inspection Request

On 27 December 2019, the Number Resource Organization (NRO), acting as the Address Supporting Organization (ASO), submitted an inspection request to ICANN regarding the Internet Society’s proposed transfer of ownership of PIR, the .org registry, to Ethos Capital. On 4 February 2020, ICANN issued a response, which can be found on the ICANN website or here (pdf). More information regarding… Read More

Call for Public Comments on the 2019 IANA Performance Matrix Summary Report

Dear colleagues, As you may be aware, as a result of the successful IANA Stewardship transition in 2016, the IANA Numbering Services are today being managed through an SLA between ICANN and the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). As part of the result of the IANA Stewardship transition, the IANA Numbering Services Review Committee (IANA RC) was established in 2016…. Read More

Appointments to the ASO AC / NRO NC 2020

The following representatives have been selected by their respective RIR communities to serve on the Number Resource Organization Number Council / Address Supporting Organization Address Council (NRO NC / ASO AC) in 2020: AFRINIC:  Mike Silber (Jan 2020 – Dec 2022) APNIC: Aftab Siddiqui (Jan 2020 – Dec 2021) ARIN: Martin Hannigan (Jan 2020 – Dec 2022) RIPE NCC: Filiz… Read More