NRO News

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

NRO response to WGIG Paper on IP Numbers

NRO response to WGIG Paper on IP Numbers Comments to WGIG on Draft Working Paper on IP Numbers (April 2005) Submitted by the Number Resource Organization https://www.nro.net Name of the paper: Cluster one B3 Assessment Report Number Resource Organization Comments We appreciate the efforts that have been put into the production of this draft document. It is reassuring to see… Read More

Adoption of a global policy on IANA Allocation of IPv4 address space to the Regional Internet Registries

On 8 April 2005, during the ICANN Board meeting in Mar del Plata, Argentina, the ICANN Board formally approved the adoption of a global policy on IANA Allocation of IPv4 address space to the Regional Internet Registries developed by the Address Supporting Oganisation (ASO) and the Number Resource Organisation (NRO). The Global Addressing Policy document is available from the ASO… Read More

Recognition of AFRINIC as the Fifth Regional Internet Registry

On 8 April 2005, during the ICANN Board meeting in Mar del Plata, Argentina, AFRINIC was finally recognized as the fifth Regional Internet Registry (RIR). The ICANN Board resolution is available from the ICANN website at: http://www.icann.org/minutes/resolutions-08apr05.htm AFRINIC’s successful emergence as the newest Regional Internet Registry was supported by the existing RIRs; ARIN, APNIC, LACNIC and the RIPE NCC. This… Read More