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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

Call for Comments on IPv6 Multi-homing Solutions

IPv6 Multi-homing Solutions and their Pros and Cons This document attempts to address all the IPv6 Multi-homing Solutions and their Pro’s and Con’s, put forward by the Internet Community as a collective. The use of this document is intended for the sole purpose of providing clarification of the IPv6 Multi-homing Solutions and their pro’s and con’s, in order to assist… Read More

ICANN Ratifies Global Policy for Allocation of IPv6 Address Space

On 7 September 2006, the ICANN Board ratified the Global Policy for Allocation of IPv6 Address Space. This policy provides for the allocation of IPv6 address space from ICANN to the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). On 13 July 2006, the Secretary of the Address Supporting Organization Address Council forwarded to ICANN the proposed global policy for allocation of IPv6 address… Read More