NRO News

NRO at IGF 2008, Hyderabad, India

The NRO was represented at the third meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Hyderabad, India, from 3-6 December 2008. About IGF 2008 Under a general theme of “Internet For All,” the event featured discussions and workshops across five specific areas: Reaching the next billion Promoting cyber-security and trust Managing critical Internet resources Taking stock and the way forward… Read More

NRO Press Release “IPv6 Growth Increases 300% in Two Years”

NRO Press Release “IPv6 Growth Increases 300% in Two Years” India and Other Developing Economies at the Forefront in Demanding IPv6 . Regional Internet Registries Urge IPv6 Readiness, Working Together Globally and Regionally to Ensure Smooth Transition Internet Governance Forum, Hyderabad, India, 2nd December 2008 – The Number Resource Organization (NRO), which is made up of the five Regional Internet… Read More

NRO and ICANN Reaffirm Commitment to Relationship

Cooperative approach continues to meet the challenge of Internet development Cooperative approach continues to meet the challenge of Internet development 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… 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 Press Release “NRO Regrets the Lost Opportunity for Ethiopia to Host an AFRINIC Training and Meeting Event”

“NRO Regrets the Lost Opportunity for Ethiopia to Host an AFRINIC Training and Meeting Event “ The Number Resource Organisation (NRO), is an organization formed by the five Regional Internet address Registries which are responsible for the management of IP address space (IPv4 and IPv6) around the world. On behalf of its member AFRINIC, the NRO expresses its great concern… Read More

Global Policy for Allocation of ASN Blocks to Regional Internet Registries ratified by ICANN Board

http://www.icann.org/en/general/global-policy-asn-blocks-31jul08-en.htm (Ratified by ICANN Board on 31 July 2008) (Obsoleted September 2010) Abstract This document describes the policy governing the allocation of Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs) from the IANA to the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). This policy document does not stipulate performance requirements in the provision of services by the IANA to an RIR. Such requirements will be specified by… Read More

Call for nominations from the RIPE NCC service region

Dear Colleagues, This is a call for nominations from the RIPE NCC service region to fill one vacant seat on the Number Resource Organization (NRO) Number council (NC). The term of Wilfried Woeber, who was appointed to the NRO NC by the RIPE NCC Executive Board in January 2006, ends on 31 December 2008. The RIPE NCC Executive Board will… Read More

OECD Ministerial Meeting, Seoul, 2008

The NRO has been working together with the Organisation for Econmoic Co-Operation and Development’s (OECD) Committee for Information, Computer and Communication Policy (ICCP) since 2007. During 2008, the NRO attended the prestigious OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy, held in Seoul, South Korea, on 17-18 June. Working together with industry partners as the “Internet Technical Community… Read More