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Official Announcement

Dear colleagues,

This is a call for nominations from the RIPE NCC service region to fill Filiz Yilmaz’s seat on the Number Resource Organization (NRO) Number Council (NC). Filiz recently stepped down from her position and will end her term on 31 May 2021. On behalf of the RIPE NCC, I would like to express our appreciation for the contribution that Filiz made during her time on the NRO NC.

The election for this NRO NC seat will take place during the RIPE 82 meeting that will be held virtually from 17-21 May 2021. All members of the Internet community who are attending the RIPE Meeting may vote in the election.

The deadline for nominations is 23 April 2021. 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 23 April 2021. All confirmed nominations will be listed on the RIPE NCC website by 26 April 2021.

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:

23 April 2021: Deadline for NRO NC nominations
26 April 2021: Deadline for all confirmed nominations to be posted on the RIPE NCC website
17-21 May 2021: Election to fill NRO NC seat during the RIPE 82 Meeting
21 May 2021: Announce successful candidate at closing plenary of RIPE 82