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This is an automatically updated list of news item and articles relating to RIPE NCC and NRO involvement in Internet governance.
NTIA Issues IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal Report

The transition of stewardship of the IANA functions to the global multistakeholder community has reached a significant milestone. On 9 June 2016, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issued its assessment report on the IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal. The proposal was submitted to the NTIA in March 2016 following the ICANN 55 Meeting.

ICANN 55: IANA, Accountability and Public Safety

ICANN 55 was held from 5-10 March 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco, and marked another milestone in the march towards transition of the IANA functions stewardship to the global Internet community. RIPE NCC Executive Board members, staff and RIPE community participants took part in meetings throughout the week, discussing issues ranging from IANA stewardship and the accountability of ICANN to the accuracy of RIR whois databases.

IPv6 Roadshows Nominated for WSIS Prize – Vote Now!

Vote for the RIPE NCC IPv6 Roadshow to win the WSIS Prize 2016

RIPE NCC Roundtable Meeting Gathers Regulators and Law Enforcement in Brussels

The RIPE NCC held a Roundtable Meeting for Governments and Regulators on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 in Brussels. The meeting attracted around 50 representatives and public sector representatives from across the RIPE NCC service region.

IGF 2015: Capping a Triumphant Decade

The Internet Governance Forum held its tenth annual event in the Brazilian city of João Pessoa from 9-13 November. The event drew more than 3,000 participants from a wide range of Internet stakeholder groups, including youth representatives, and more than 6,000 followed the discussions or contributed via remote participation.

Proposal Regarding IANA Review Committee Selection Process
EuroDIG 2015: RIPE NCC Report

EuroDIG, the European Dialogue on Internet Governance, held its seventh annual meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria on 4-5 June 2015, attracting around 500 participants for two days of wide-ranging Internet governance discussions.

Report on the WSIS Forum 2015

More than 1,500 people gathered in Geneva, Switzerland, from 25-29 May for the tenth annual WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society) Forum.

IANA Stewardship on the Agenda at RIPE NCC Roundtable Lunch for Governments and Regulators

Following on from many successful Roundtable Meetings for Governments and Regulators, the RIPE NCC organised a Roundtable Lunch for public sector participants adjacent to the RIPE 70 Meeting in Amsterdam on Thursday, 14 May 2015.

Report on the Global Conference on Cyberspace (GCCS) 2015

Report on Global Conference on Cyberspace (GCCS) 2015