NRO News

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

NRO Signs MoU with AFRINIC Regarding Start-Up Finances

A Memorandum of Understanding (Mou) was signed in Kuala Lumpur between the Number Resource Organization and the emerging Regional Internet Registry AFRINIC on March 15 2004. the MoU covered AFRINIC startup costs. AFRINIC – NRO Memorandum of Understanding The AFRINIC website can be found here. Memorandum of Understanding between 1) AFRINIC represented by Adiel Akplogan, and 2) the Number Resource… Read More

NRO Reply to ICANN on Proposed ASO MoU

NRO Reply to ICANN on Proposed ASO MoU Paul Twomey – President – ICANN 24 February 2004 Dear Paul, Thank you for your correspondence to the NRO, dated 29 January 2004. We have prepared the following comments. Each item in our response consists of an excerpt from your letter and an accompanying comment. ITEM 1 EXCERPT: We are in receipt… Read More

ICANN Reply to the NRO on Proposed ASO MoU

ICANN Reply to the NRO on Proposed ASO MoU Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers 4676 Admiralty Way, Suite 330, Marina del Rey, California 90292-6601 USA voice +1/310/823-9358 • fax +1/310/823-8649 • http://www.icann.org 29 January 2004 Paul Wilson, Director General Asia Pacific Network Information Centre P.O. Box 2131, Milton 4064, QLD Australia Level 1, 33 Park Road, Milton, Brisbane,… Read More

New Format for Internet Resource Statistics

On 5 January 2004, the Regional Internet Registries (APNIC, ARIN, LACNIC, and RIPE NCC) implemented a new standard file format for reporting the current state of Internet resource allocations and assignments for: IPv4 address ranges IPv6 address ranges AS numbers The new file format, now available from all RIRs, ensures consistency and makes it easier for users to integrate and… Read More