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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 Nurani Nimpuno ends on 31 December 2018.

The election to the NRO NC seat will take place during the RIPE 77 Meeting to be held in Amsterdam from 15-19 October 2018. All members of the Internet community who are present at the RIPE Meeting may vote in the election.

The deadline for nominations is 21 September 2018. Any individual residing within the RIPE NCC service region is eligible for nomination, except Regional Internet Registry (RIR) staff members. Self-nominations are permitted. The nomination process is available at:

Please send your nominations to nominations[at]ripe[dot]net by 23:59 UTC on 21 September 2018. All confirmed nominations will be listed on the RIPE NCC website by 24 September 2018.

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]ripe[dot]net. 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:

  • 21 September 2018: Deadline for NRO NC nominations
  • 24 September 2018: Deadline for all confirmed nominations to be posted on the RIPE NCC website
  • 15-19 October 2018: Election to fill NRO NC seat at the RIPE 77 Meeting in Amsterdam
  • 19 October 2018: Announce successful candidate at closing plenary of RIPE 77