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Internet Community Organisations at WSIS Outline Key Factors That Will Ensure the Internet’s Continuing Growth

Internet Community Organisations at WSIS Outline Key Factors That Will Ensure the Internet’s Continuing Growth Internet Community Organisations at World Summit Outline Key Factors That Will Ensure the Internet’s Continuing Growth Geneva, Switzerland – 4th November 2005 – Many of the Internet community organisations that enable the processes for the development and administration of the Internet will host the ‘Internet… Read More

Visit the NRO on the Internet Pavilion (stand 1323) at WSIS phase 2 in Tunis, 15-19 November 2005

The NRO at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) During WSIS Phase 2 in Tunis 16-18 November 2005, the Number Resource Organization (NRO) will be participating at the Internet Pavilion located on stand 1323 at the ICT4all exhibition. During the week of the ICT4all exhibition, NRO executives and representatives are keen to meet WSIS participants and exchange knowledge,… Read More

The Number Resource Organization taking part in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)

Geneva, 2003 | Tunis, 2005 The Internet Pavilion During WSIS Phase 2, to be held in Tunis from 16-18 November 2005, the Number Resource Organization (NRO) is joining the “Internet Pavilion” at the ICT4all exhibition. The Internet Pavilion, on stand 1323, brings together a number of the key organizations responsible for both day-to-day management and policy development in the Internet… Read More

NRO comments on the WGIG Report

NRO comments on the WGIG Report The Number Resource Organization submitted the following comments to the WGIG regarding its Final Report presented on 18 July 2005. Number Resource Organization (NRO) Comments on the WGIG Report 15th August, 2005 We, the Number Resource Organization, congratulate the WGIG on their work and understand that important conclusions are represented from this report. Internet… Read More

Presentation of the WGIG Report

The WGIG Report was presented in Geneva on 18 July at a meeting open to all stakeholders. The Report of the Working Group on Internet Governance was previously transmitted on 14 July by United Nations Secretary-General Kofi A. Annan to the President of the Preparatory Committee of the World Summit on the Information Society, Ambassador Janis Karklins, and the WSIS… Read More

Joint NRO / GAC Roundtable on IP Addressing

The NRO and the GAC held a roundtable meeting on IP Addressing on July 10th 2005. The meeting was held at the Luxemburg International Fair and Conference Centre in co-operation with the ICANN GAC (Governmental Advisory Committee). The focus of the discussions was the Internet governance and management, with particular emphasis on issues of relevance to governments and regulators such… Read More

NRO comments submitted to ICANN regarding Policy Proposal Review Procedure

NRO comments submitted to ICANN regarding Policy Proposal Review Procedure The Number Resource Organization submitted to ICANN the following comments to the Proposed Review Procedure for ASO Policy Proposals. Proposed review procedure steps 1. The ASO Address Council sends the proposed policy to the ICANN Board Secretary who formally shall acknowledge receipt of the proposal within one business day. In… Read More

NRO document presented to the WGIG during its 4th open consultation meeting

NRO document presented to the WGIG during its 4th open consultation meeting This statement is made by the Number Resource Organization (NRO), representing the 5 Regional Internet Registries, and pertains to the question of Internet technical coordination, one of the key topics of the recent Internet Governance discussions. The NRO has been supportive of the ICANN model as the most… Read More

Transfer of Authority to AFRINIC and Joinder to NRO MoU

The NRO is pleased to note AFRINIC’s continued progress since it received ICANN recognition as the fifth Regional Internet Registry (RIR) on on April 8, 2005. At the AFRINIC-2 meeting (held in Maputo, Mozambique, 26-27 April) APNIC, ARIN, and the RIPE NCC signed letters transferring to AFRINIC formal authority for the parts of the region they had previously served, including… Read More