NRO News

Regional Internet Registries to Appeal for IPv6 Investment at OECD Conference on “The Future of the Internet Economy”

Regional Internet Registries to Appeal for IPv6 Investment at OECD Conference on “The Future of the Internet Economy” The longer investment is deferred, the greater the risk of Internet growth slowing down and additional costs being incurred Danger of arrested development: The cost of migrating the Internet infrastructure to IPv6 will be significant, but the cost of not making this… Read More

Midterm review of the ICANN/DoC Joint Project Agreement

The Number Resource Organisation (NRO) is pleased to submit this attached document in response to the Notice of Inquiry by the Honorable John M. R. Kneuer, related to the midterm review of the ICANN/DoC joint project agreement (Docket No  071023616-7617 -01). The NRO believes that the Joint Project Agreement between the DoC and ICANN should be concluded and to this… 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 at IGF in Rio

The NRO was represented at the second Internet Governance Forum in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, from 12-15 November 2007. The sessions included five thematic panel discussions built around the IGF themes: Critical Internet resources, access, diversity, openness and security. Adiel Akplogan (AFRINIC) and Raúl Echeberría (LACNIC) were members of the Advisory Group that helped to coordinate the IGF. The NRO… Read More

2007 ICANN Nominating Committee Issues Formal Call for Statements of Interest ICANN’s Nominating Committee invites Statements of Interest from the Internet community as it seeks qualified candidates to assist in ICANN’s technical and policy coordination role. Interested individuals are invited to submit a Statement of Interest to this year’s Committee for the following positions: Three members of the ICANN Board of Directors Two members of the Council of the Generic… Read More

ASO Call for Nominations for ICANN Board Seat

In compliance with the ASO MoU and ICANN Bylaws, the Address Council hereby calls for nominations to the ICANN Board to fill the ASO seat currently held by Raimundo Beca, whose term expires in June of 2007. This nomination period will close on 21 February 2007.

The NRO at ITU Telecom World in Hong Kong, China

The ITU Telecom World will take place in Hong Kong, China, from 4-8 December 2006. The NRO will participate in the Internet Pavilion, part of the Exhibition Hall related to the meeting. The Internet Pavilion, co-sponsored by the NRO, ICANN, and ISOC, will be located in Stand 8053 in Hall 8 of the AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong. Through the Internet… Read More

IGF in Athens

In 2006 the NRO participated in the first annual Internet Governance Forum in Athens, Greece. Statements: Date Published Title of Document 17.05.2006 NRO Represented in Internet Governance Forum Advisory Group 15.02.2006 Input on the Internet Governance Forum