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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 2019.

The election to the NRO NC seat will take place during the RIPE 79 Meeting to be held in Rotterdam from 14-18 October 2019. All members of the Internet community who are present at the RIPE Meeting may vote in the election.

The deadline for nominations is 20 September 2019. 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 <[email protected]> by 23:59 UTC on 20 September 2019. All confirmed nominations will be listed on the RIPE NCC website by 23 September 2019.

All nominees may submit a written statement in support of their nomination for publication on the RIPE NCC website. Other people can express support for nominated individuals by sending an email to <[email protected]>. 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:

  • 20 September 2019: Deadline for NRO NC nominations
  • 23 September 2019: Deadline for all confirmed nominations to be posted on the RIPE NCC website
  • 14-18 October 2019: Election to fill NRO NC seat at the RIPE 79 Meeting in Rotterdam
  • 18 October 2019: Announce successful candidate at closing plenary of RIPE 79