Number Resource Organization
- Protect the unallocated Number Resource pool,
- Promote and protect the bottom up policy development process, and
- Act as a focal point for Internet community input into the RIR system.
- AFRINIC Confirms 2 Positions in the NRO NC / ASO AC
AFRINIC Confirms 2 Positions in the NRO NC / ASO AC
- APNIC EC Appoints Aftab Siddiqui to NRO NC / ASO AC
Aftab Siddiqui has been appointed by the APNIC Executive Council (EC) to serve a one-year term on the Number Resource Organization Number Council, which fulfils the role of the Address Supporting Organization Address Council, from January to December 2014.
- Celebrating Ten Years of the NRO
The Number Resource Organization (NRO) is celebrating its first decade as the coordinating body for the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs).
- 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.
- RIPE NCC Report on the 2013 IGF
The eighth Internet Governance Forum (IGF) took place in Bali, Indonesia from 22-25 October 2013. The event brought together more than 1,500 people from 111 countries to discuss the future of Internet governance under this year’s theme of “Building Bridges – Enhancing Multi-stakeholder Cooperation for Growth and Sustainable Development.”
- 2013 Internet Governance Forum – Closing Remarks
In Montevideo, earlier this month, leaders of our organizations responsible for the management and coordination of the Internet technical infrastructure met to discuss among other things the future of Internet governance and identified the need for ongoing effort to address ongoing challenges. To this end, we agreed to catalyze community-wide efforts towards the evolution of global multi-stakeholder Internet cooperation.
- ARIN Elects Jason Schiller to NRO NC / ASO AC
ARIN is pleased to announce that Jason Schiller has been re-elected to the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) from the ARIN region. He will begin serving another three-year term on 1 January 2014.
- RIPE Community Elects Filiz Yilmaz to NRO NC / ASO AC
We are pleased to announce that Filiz Yilmaz has been elected by the RIPE community to the Number Resource Organisation Number Council (NRO NC). Filiz fills the seat being vacated by Hans Petter Holen and will serve a three-year term from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2016.
- NRO preparing for IGF 2013 in Bali, Indonesia
As the eighth Internet Governance Forum (IGF) approaches, the Number Resource Organization (NRO) invites all members of the global Internet community to participate in this open dialogue on Internet governance where all stakeholders meet on an equal footing.
- Montevideo Statement on the Future of Internet Cooperation
Montevideo, Uruguay – The leaders of organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet technical infrastructure globally have met in Montevideo, Uruguay, to consider current issues affecting the future of the Internet.
The NRO exists to:
History of the NRO
On 24 October 2003, the four existing RIRs – APNIC, ARIN, LACNIC and the RIPE NCC – entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ICANN to form the NRO. Once AfriNIC was incorporated in April 2005 it signed the MoU and joined the NRO.
The NRO Number Council (NC)
Under the terms of the MoU signed between the ICANN and the RIRs in October 2004, the NRO Number Council (NRO NC) now performs the role of the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC). The NRO NC is made up of three community representatives from each RIR region.