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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 Filiz Yilmaz ends on 31 December 2016.

The election to the NRO NC seat will take place during the Plenary at the RIPE 73 Meeting to be held in Madrid from 24-28 October 2016. All members of the Internet community who are present at that Plenary may vote in the election.

The deadline for nominations is 23 September 2016. 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 23 September 2016. All confirmed nominations will be listed on the RIPE NCC website by 26 September 2016.

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:

  • 23 September 2016: Deadline for NRO NC nominations
  • 26 September 2016: Deadline for all confirmed nominations to be posted on the RIPE NCC website
  • 24-28 October 2016: Election to fill NRO NC seat at the RIPE 73 Meeting in Madrid