NRO News

NRO Statement made at “Consultations on the establishment of the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG)” Geneva, Switzerland

NRO Statement made at “Consultations on the establishment of the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG)” Geneva, Switzerland Good afternoon, Mr. Chairman. Thank you for allowing me time to make a few short remarks. I am Raymond Plzak, the President of the American Registry for Internet Numbers, ARIN, one of the Regional Internet Registries. I am here this afternoon to… Read More

The Number Resource Organization Confirms Commitment to the Working Group on Internet Governance

The Number Resource Organization Confirms Commitment to the Working Group on Internet Governance The Number Resource Organization (NRO) has pledged USD 50,000 to the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG), as part of its continued commitment to this working group and the overall World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) process. The main activity of the WGIG is to investigate… Read More

Global Addressing Policy forwarded to ICANN Board of Directors

Global Addressing Policy forwarded to ICANN Board of Directors The Address Council submitted the Global Addressing Policy ASO-001-2 for the approval of the ICANN Board of Directors. The policy describes the procedure by which IANA will make IPv4 allocations to the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). ASO-001-2 has been approved in accordance with the four RIR’s local policy development processes. As… Read More

NRO Statement of Support for AFRINIC

NRO Statement of Support for AFRINIC The NRO (Number Resource Organization) was formed by the RIRs to formalize their co-operative efforts. One of the most important efforts undertaken by the NRO is to provide support to the emergence of AFRINIC. All of the RIRs have, through the NRO, provided and will continue to provide support to AFRINIC. We are encouraged… Read More

AFRINIC Progress Report, submitted to ICANN 20 July 2004

AFRINIC Progress Report, submitted to ICANN 20 July 2004 Paul Twomey President & CEO ICANN Subject: AFRINIC Activity Report Dear Dr. Twomey: The intent of this report is to provide you and the ICANN Board of Directors a summary of the recent activities in regard to the establishment of a Regional Internet Registry (RIR) in Africa. Representatives from the NRO… Read More

Call for Comments on Proposed MoU Between ICANN and the NRO

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the Number Resource Organization (NRO) have stated their intention to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) detailing the conditions under which and the manner in which the NRO will act as the ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO). Final approval of this MoU is contingent upon public comment periods administered by… Read More

Letter of Intent by ICANN and the NRO

ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO) MoU Montevideo The undersigned representing the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the Number Resource Organization (NRO) state the intent of both parties to sign the attached Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) detailing the conditions under which and the manner in which the NRO will act as the ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO)…. Read More

NRO Comments Concerning ICANN and the World Summit of the Information Society

The Number Resource Organization [NRO] is the coalition of Regional Internet address Registries [RIRs] which operate in the world today. It was formed on 24 October 2003 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, by a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the RIRs. The NRO is an organization representing the collective experience of individual RIRs and their communities. While the prime subject… Read More

Open Letter to UN Secretary General

Open Letter to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan Secretary-General Of the United Nations UN Headquarters, New York Open Letter Dear Mr. Secretary-General, On behalf of the Internet Number Resource Organization (NRO) and with the greatest respect, I would like to request participation in the United Nations Secretary General’s Working Group on Internet Governance, which was stipulated by the outcome of… Read More