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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 Hervé Clément ends on 31 December 2020.

The RIPE NCC Executive Board will select one representative from the nominees to serve a three-year term on the NRO NC beginning 1 January 2021. The decision of the Executive Board will be announced at the RIPE 81 Meeting, which will be a virtual meeting taking place from 27-30 October 2020.

The deadline for nominations is 21 October 2020. 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+1 on 21 October 2020. All confirmed nominations will be listed on the RIPE NCC website by 23 October 2020.

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:


Hans Petter Holen
Managing Director

Important dates:

  • 21 October 2020: Deadline for NRO NC nominations
  • 23 October 2020: Deadline for all confirmed nominations to be posted on the RIPE NCC website
  • 30 October 2030: Announce successful candidate at closing plenary of RIPE 81