NRO at the IGF 2017, Geneva, Switzerland

The IGF held its 12th annual meeting from 18-21 December 2017, on the theme, “Shape Your Digital Future!”. There were over 2000 onsite participants from 142 countries, representing all stakeholder groups and regions. The NRO at the IGF As the unified voice for the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), the Number Resource Organization (NRO) recognizes the participation of the public and… Read More

NRO at IGF 2016 in Guadalajara, Mexico

The IGF held its 11th annual meeting on the theme, “Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth”, in Guadalajara, Mexico, on 6 to 9 December 2016. The 2016 IGF focused on a range of sub-themes, including Access & Diversity, Critical Internet Resources, Gender and Youth Issues, Cybersecurity, Human Rights Online, Multistakeholder Cooperation, and Sustainable Development. The IGF provided a platform for engaged and informed discussions about,… Read More

Contribute to IGF 2016 IPv6 Best Practice Forum

The Number Resource Organization is a supporter of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) IPv6 Best Practices Forum (BPF IPv6), which will present again this year during IGF 2016. We encourage organizations with IPv6 experience to contribute to this valuable community effort. This year’s BPF focuses on the commercial and economic aspects of IPv6 adoption: cost and return on investments and… 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

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

NRO at IGF 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey

The ninth annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) concluded on Friday, 5 September, in Istanbul, Turkey. The five days of wide-ranging Internet governance discussions attracted nearly 2,500 on-site participants, with more than 1,000 more online. Over the course of the week, the NRO and RIR staff contributed to many of the workshops and main sessions. These sessions looked at topics like… Read More

Ninth IGF Concludes in Istanbul

The ninth annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) concluded on Friday, 5 September, in Istanbul, Turkey. The five days of wide-ranging Internet governance discussions attracted nearly 2,500 on-site participants, with more than 1,000 more online. Over the course of the week, the NRO and RIR staff contributed to many of the workshops and main sessions. These sessions looked at topics like… Read More

NRO Participation at the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul

About the Internet Governance Forum The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is an open, multi-stakeholder forum which facilitates discussions on public policy issues related to Internet governance, such as the Internet’s sustainability, robustness, security, stability and development. The ninth annual IGF will take place in Istanbul from 2-5 September. The theme this year is “Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multi-stakeholder Internet Governance”…. Read More

IGF 2013 in Bali a Success

The NRO participated in the 2013 IGF recently, hosting a booth to provide educational materials on Internet resources management and the open and transparent community policy development process facilitated by each RIR. The NRO sponsored two workshops, one on “IPv4 Markets and Resource Transfers” and the second on “The Importance of Regional Coordination in Internet Governance”. Throughout the week, the… Read More