NRO News

ASO Approval to CCWG Final Report

Communication to IANA-XFER mailing confirming the ASO Approval to CCWG Final Report ======= Dear Colleagues, In response to a recommendation from the ASO liaisons to the CCWG, the NRO EC, acting on behalf of the ASO, has approved the CCWG WS1 report published at https://community.icann.org/x/8w2AAw As the Chair of the NRO EC I sent the following message to one of… Read More

Updated 4th Draft SLA for the IANA Numbering Services

UPDATED FOURTH DRAFT SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENT FOR THE IANA NUMBERING SERVICES (SLAv4) AND CALL TO ICANN TO MOVE FORWARD WITH SIGNING THE SLA 25 February 2016 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… Read More

Comment Phase Open for 2016 ICANN Board Seat 10 Election Process.

Consistent with the ASO Memorandum of Understanding and ICANN Bylaws, the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) is responsible for the appointment of a representative to serve on Seat Number 10 of the ICANN Board. The ASO AC is pleased to announce the following candidates for its upcoming appointment. In accordance with the ASO AC election procedures, a comment… Read More

ASO AC Extends Nomination Period for Seat 10 on the ICANN Board of Directors

The ASO AC has announced today it has extended its deadline for the nomination period for the selection of seat 10 on the ICANN Board of Directors. Nominations will close now on Thursday January 7th 2015 at 23:59 UTC As a consequence of the nomination period extension the new timeline will be as follows Nomination Phase   Wednesday 30 September 2015 to… Read More

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