NRO News

NRO at IGF 2015 in João Pessoa, Brazil

The IGF held its 10th annual meeting on the theme, “Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development”, in João Pessoa, Brazil, on 10 to 13 November 2015. The 2015 IGF focused on a range of sub-themes, including Cybersecurity and Trust; Internet Economy; Inclusiveness and Diversity; Openness; Enhancing Multistakeholder Cooperation; Internet and Human Rights; Critical Internet Resources and Emerging Issues. The meeting was attended by 2137… Read More

The NRO Position on Revision of ICANN Mission Statement

The NRO EC recognises that the ICANN Mission statement is currently under review by the CCWG. We understand that under the current proposed ICANN accountability framework, the ICANN Mission statement (as revised) will become a “Fundamental Bylaw” of ICANN. As such it will become an important determinant of ICANN IRP processes, and possibly other ICANN processes, which may critically affect… Read More

Final Version IANA Numbering Services Review Committee Charter

FINAL VERSION OF THE INTERNET NUMBER COMMUNITY – IANA NUMBERING SERVICES REVIEW COMMITTEE CHARTER Background On 15 January, 2015, the Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) Team submitted the Internet Number Community Proposal to the request for proposals issued by the IANA Stewardship Coordination Group (ICG). One of the key elements of the Internet Number Community Proposal, described in section III.A.4, is the establishment of… Read More

Updated Third Draft SLA for IANA Numbering Services

UPDATED THIRD DRAFT SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENT FOR THE IANA NUMBERING SERVICES (SLAv3) AND CALL FOR ICANN TO PUBLICLY COMMENT ON SLAv3. 30 October 2015 Background On 15 January 2015, the Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) Team submitted the Internet Number Community Proposal to the request for proposals issued by the IANA Stewardship Coordination Group (ICG). One of the key… Read More

Comparison Table of Proposed ICANN Governance Models

This document provides an analysis from Caplin & Drysdale of the key characteristics of the empowered designator model. It includes a comparison with Community Mechanism as Sole Member Model, Community Mechanism as Sole Designator Model & ICANN Board Proposal. Full document

NRO Statement on IANA Stewardship Transition and ICANN Accountability

The NRO takes this opportunity to comment on the current discussions of ICANN accountability, prior to the series of meetings coming up in Dublin, Ireland, during October 2015. The NRO has worked to ensure that to the extent possible, relationships between ICANN, RIRs and the global numbering communities are established in formal relationships that provide necessary definition and separation of… Read More

ASO AC Call for Nominations on Seat 10 on the ICANN Board

Consistent with the ASO Memorandum of Understanding and ICANN Bylaws, the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) calls for nominations for Seat Number 10 on the ICANN Board of Directors. Nominations will close at 23:59 UTC on Sunday, 13 December 2015. The time frame for the selection process is as follows: – Nomination Phase – 30 September 2015 to… Read More

Susan Chalmers to Lead Efforts on IPv6 Best Practices Forum

The five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) have jointly engaged Susan Chalmers to lead efforts around a Best Practices Forum (BPF) that will examine “Creating an Enabling Environment for IPv6 Adoption” for the upcoming Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Joao Pessoa, Brazil in November. Susan was appointed to the IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) in May 2013 and will be working… Read More

Creating an Enabling Environment for IPv6 Adoption Survey

As part of 2015 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) activities, the Best Practice Forum (BPF) for IPv6 has launched a global survey to collect examples of “Best Practices” to help to create an environment for the adoption of IPv6 and are seeking community input. The objective of the BPF for IPv6 is to collect the experiences and practices from different stakeholders… Read More

Fujisaki and Siddiqui to continue to serve on ASO AC / NRO NC

APNIC is pleased to announce the re-election of Dr Tomohiro Fujisaki and re-appointment of Aftab Siddiqui as representatives of the APNIC region to the ASO Address Council (ASO AC) / Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) at APNIC 40. Tomohiro Fujisaki has been an appointed member of ASO AC / NRO NC for the APNIC region since 2009, and… Read More