Official Announcement

Dear colleagues,

This is a call for nominations from the RIPE NCC service region to fill one seat on the Number Resource Organization (NRO) Number Council (NC). The three-year term of Nurani Nimpuno ends on 31 December 2021. 

The election for this NRO NC seat will take place during the RIPE 83 meeting that will be held virtually from 22-26 November 2021. All members of the Internet community who are attending the RIPE Meeting (except Regional Internet Registry staff members) may vote in the election.

The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, 27 October 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:
https://www.ripe.net/nov-2021/nro-nc-nomination-process

Please send your nominations to <nominations _at_ ripe _dot_ net> by 23:59 UTC on 27 October 2021. All confirmed nominations will be listed on the RIPE NCC website by 1 November 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 <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:
https://www.ripe.net/nro-nc/nominations-nov-2021

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About the NRO NC
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The NRO NC performs the role of the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC), including:

    - Overseeing the Global Policy Development Process.
    - Providing recommendations to the ICANN Board concerning the recognition of new RIRs.
    - Nominating individuals to serve in the ASO’s two seats (Seat 9 and Seat 10) on the ICANN Board of Directors and other ICANN bodies.
    - Advising to the ICANN Board on Internet number resource allocation policy, in conjunction with the RIRs.
    - Developing procedures for conducting business in support of their responsibilities, in particular, for the appointment of an ASO AC Chair and definition of the Chair’s responsibilities.

For more information about the ASO AC, please see:
https://aso.icann.org/aso-ac

Regards,

Hans Petter Holen
Managing Director
RIPE NCC
 
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Important dates
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27 October 2021: Deadline for NRO NC nominations
1 November 2021: Deadline for all confirmed nominations to be posted on the RIPE NCC website
22-26 November 2021: Election to fill NRO NC seat during the RIPE 83 Meeting 
26 November 2021: Announce successful candidate at closing plenary of RIPE 83