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The Number Resource Organization (NRO) is a coordinating body for the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). The NRO takes on several joint activities on behalf of the RIRs, including technical projects, global statistics reports, Internet governance activities and global policy coordination.

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Internet Technical Leaders Welcome IANA Globalization Progress

The leaders of the Internet technical organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet infrastructure (IETF, IAB, RIRs, ccTLD ROs, ICANN, ISOC, and W3C), welcome the US Government’s announcement of the suggested changes related to the IANA functions contract.

NRO Contributes to NETmundial

The Number Resource Organization (NRO) on behalf of the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), AFRINIC, APNIC, ARIN, LACNIC, and the RIPE NCC submitted a contribution to the to the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance, NETmundial.

Statement from the I* Leaders Coordination Meeting

Statement from the I* Leaders Coordination Meeting, Santa Monica, 14 February 2014

2-byte Autonomous System (AS) Number Pool Nearing Depletion

In September 2013, the IANA issued its last remaining full block (1024) of 2-byte AS numbers, with 512 going to APNIC and 512 going to Ripe NCC. Of the 65,536 total AS numbers in the 2-byte pool, there now remain just 496.

Hartmut Glaser Reappointed to NRO Number Council

The LACNIC Board reappointed Hartmut Glaser as member of the NRO Number Council. His new term will expire on Dec. 31st, 2014.

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.

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.