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Official Announcement

Dear colleagues,

This is a call for nominations from the RIPE NCC service region to fill one vacant seat on the Number Resource Organization (NRO) Number Council (NC). The three-year term of Dmitry Kohmanyuk ends on 31 December 2015.

The election to the NRO NC seat will take place during the Plenary at the RIPE 71 Meeting to be held in Bucharest from 16-20 November 2015. All members of the Internet community who are present at that Plenary may vote in the election.

The deadline for nominations is 16 October 2015. Any individual residing within the RIPE NCC service region is eligible for nomination, except Regional Internet Registry (RIR) staff members. Self-nominations are permitted.

Please send your nominations to <nominations at> by 23:59 UTC on 16 October 2015. All confirmed nominations will be listed on the RIPE NCC website by 19 October 2015.

All nominees may submit a written statement in support of their nomination for publication on the RIPE NCC website. Other individuals may express support for nominated individuals by sending an email to <nominations at>. Expressions of support will also be published on the RIPE NCC website.

To find out more about the NRO NC and the election process, please see:


Axel Pawlik
Managing Director

Important dates:

  • 16 October 2015: Deadline for NRO NC nominations
  • 19 October 2015: Deadline for all confirmed nominations to be posted on the RIPE NCC website
  • 16-20 November 2015: Election to fill NRO NC seat at the RIPE 71 Meeting in Bucharest