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Deadline Extended: ASO AC Call for Nominations for the ASO Representative on ICANN NomCom

The Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) has extended the deadline for nominations for the ASO Representative on the ICANN NomCom. New Deadlines and Important Dates —————————— The ASO AC will be responsible for the selection of the delegate based on the following timeline: Nomination period ends: 9 August 2019 Evaluation of nominations by the ASO AC: 9 –…


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Statement on Role and Responsibilities of the NRO NC / ASO AC

The Number Resource Organization (NRO) was established by the NRO Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed in 2003 and 2004 by the RIRs, which also defines the NRO Number Council (NRO-NC). The Address Supporting Organization (ASO) was established by the ASO MoU, signed in 2004 by the NRO and ICANN, under which the NRO-NC serves as the ASO Address Council (ASO-AC). The ASO MoU also defines…


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New ASO AC Mailing Lists

In line with the ASO Review 2017 “Recommendation #16: For its internal communications, and for most matters related to the operations of the ASO, the ASO should favour the use of a publicly archived mailing list. In exceptional circumstances, for issues (e.g. Board appointments) that cannot be discussed in public, a non-publicly archived list should be used“, a new publicly…


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Nomination Call for ASO Representative to 2020 ICANN Nominating Committee

ICANN’s Nominating Committee (NomCom) is responsible for the selection of eight ICANN Board Members, two directors of the Public Technical Identifiers (PTI) and for other selections as are set forth in the Bylaws (see Article 8, Section 8.1). The NomCom is also charged with appointing some members of the ALAC, ccNSO Council and the GNSO Council. The NomCom complements the…


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ASO AC Activities During ICANN 64

The ASO AC held its monthly meeting on 11 March 2019, during the ICANN 64 Meeting in Kobe, Japan. Observers were welcome and those AC members not present in Kobe were able to dial in. The session recording and transcripts can be found here. The minutes from this meeting can be found here. The ASO AC also organized a well-attended…


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2018/19 ICANN Board Seat 10 Elections: Comment Phase Over

The comment phase of the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) ICANN Board Seat 10 Elections ended at 23.59 UTC on 15 January 2019. All comments received by the deadline can be viewed on each candidate’s page: Dmitry Burkov  Akinori Maemura Andile Ngcaba– Candidacy withdrawn on 18 February 2019.  As per the timeline, the Interview phase will be begin on 1…


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ASO AC Elects Chair and Appoints Vice Chairs for 2019

The Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) has re-elected Aftab Siddiqui, the APNIC community representative, as the Chair of the ASO AC/NRO NC for 2019. The ASO AC Chair elections are held annually in January, and the term is one year. Mr. Siddiqui’s appointment was confirmed during the first ASO AC Teleconference of the year, which took place on 9 January,…


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2018/19 ICANN Board Seat 10 Elections: Comment Phase Ending Soon

The comment phase of the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) ICANN Board Seat 10 Elections will end at 23.59 UTC on 15 January 2019. Following a call for candidates, the ASO AC announced that the following three candidates had been nominated and invited the Numbers community to provide comments and feedback: Dmitry Burkov  Akinori Maemura Andile Ngcaba – Candidacy withdrawn…


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Appointments to the NRO NC / ASO AC 2019

Community Appointments The following representatives have been selected by their respective RIR communities to serve on the Number Resource Organization Number Council / Address Supporting Organization Address Council (NRO NC / ASO AC) in 2019: ARIN: Louie Lee (Jan 2019 – Dec 2021) LACNIC:  Ricardo Patara (Jan 2019 – Dec 2021) RIPE NCC:  Nurani Nimpuno (Jan 2019 – Dec 2021)…


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