NRO News

Final Proposal of the Internet Number Community for the IANA Stewardship Coordination Group.

Dear colleagues, The Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) Team is pleased to announce that we have submitted the Internet Number Community’s response to the Request For Proposals issued by the IANA Stewardship Coordination Group (ICG). The CRISP Team have considered all comments expressed on <ianaxfer@nro.net> mailing list before the deadline of UTC23:59 12th Jan 2015, and have incorporated the… Read More

Internet Number Community IANA Stewardship Proposal: Final Call for Comments

Second draft of the Internet Number Community’s response to the Request For Proposals issued by the IANA Stewardship Coordination Group (ICG) is ready for comments. This draft has been prepared by the Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) Team, with considerations of feedback received from the global community on <ianaxfer@nro.net> mailing list. The CRISP Team  incorporated the following key points in the second draft: Additional… Read More

First Draft Proposal of the Internet Number Community for the IANA Stewardship Coordination Group.

The first draft of the Internet Number Community’s response to the Request For Proposals issued by the IANA Stewardship Coordination Group (ICG) is now published. This draft has been prepared by the Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) team, and we are now seeking feedback on this draft from the global community. Draft proposal: https://www.nro.net/crisp-proposal-first-draft The deadline for providing feedback… Read More

Proposed Charter for Enhancing ICANN Accountability Cross Community Working Group (CCWG) Submitted for Consideration

The Team that was formed by the ICANN community to develop a charter for the Enhancing ICANN Accountability Cross Community Working Group (CCWG) has now published a draft charter for community consideration. The Draft Charter includes, among other things: a problem statement, goals and objectives, scope, and proposed areas for work. Under the Draft Charter, the CCWG is expected to organise… Read More

ASO AC Call for Nominations for Seat 9 on the ICANN Board

Consistent with the ASO Memorandum of Understanding and ICANN Bylaws, the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) calls for nominations for Seat Number 9 on the ICANN Board of Directors. Nominations will close at 23:59 UTC on Wednesday, 31 December 2014. The time frame for the selection process is as follows: – Nomination Phase – 24 October 2014 to… Read More

Ron da Silva Reappointed to NRO Number Council

The ARIN Board reappointed Ron da Silva as member of the NRO Number Council. Ron will begin serving a three-year term on 1 January 2015. Information on the NRO Number Council can be found at: https://www.nro.net/about-the-nro/the-nro-number-council

IANA Stewardship: Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal Team

The five Regional Internet Registries today published a process for producing a single proposal from the global IP addressing community to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) of the U.S Government. This process, which establishes a Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) team drawn from RIR community members and staff, is open for public comment. The CRISP team will… Read More

RIR Accountability Questions and Answers

The NRO has published a set of Questions and Answers, addressing some of the key issues of Regional Internet Registry accountability and governance. This follows the publication of the RIR Governance Matrix in August 2014, and the two documents work in combination to provide all Internet stakeholders with a overview of the RIR governance. These issues are particularly important as the… Read More

APNIC Community Selects New Members to the ASO AC / NRO NC

As part of APNIC 38 in Brisbane, Australia, the APNIC community elected Dr Ajay Kumar as a representative of the Asia Pacific Region to the ASO AC/NRO NC. Dr Kumar will replace Naresh Ajwani who served in the Address Council from 2009. Dr Kumar’s term will begin on January 1st 2015 and end on December 31st 2016. In the same… Read More

NRO at IGF 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey

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