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ASO AC Appoints Brajesh Jain to the 2018 ICANN Nominating Committee

The Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) is pleased to announce that Mr Brajesh Jain has been appointed as its delegate to the 2018 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom). The ASO AC appointed Mr Jain after a public nomination process which began in August 2017: The NomCom is an independent committee tasked with selecting eight members of the Board of…


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Independent Review of the ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO) Published

ITEMS International, a Paris-based consultancy firm specializing in strategic consulting in the areas of telecommunications and the Internet, has published its findings of the ASO review. The Number Resource Organization Executive Council (NRO EC), in communication with the ICANN Organizational Effectiveness Committee (OEC), commissioned the independent review of the ASO to determine whether: – The ASO has a continuing purpose…


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ASO Call for Nominations to 2018 ICANN NomCom

The Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) is pleased to invite nominations for candidates from the Internet Number community to run for an open seat on the ICANN NomCom 2018 as delegate of the ASO. The term for the elected delegate will be one year starting in ICANN 60 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates October 28th 2017. Travel…


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Noah Maina elected AFRINIC representantive to the ASO AC/NRO EC

As a result of the election to elect the AFRINIC region representative to the ASO-AC / NRO-NC  held on Thursday 1 June during the AIS’17 Meeting held in Nairobi, we are pleased to announce that Noah Maina was elected to serve a 3-year term from January 2018 to December 2020, replacing Douglas Onyango whose term will be ending at the…


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Call for Comments for the ASO Review Draft Final Report

A public call for comment is open now on the Draft Final Report of the ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO) independent review by ITEMS International. As described in the original call for proposals, the objective of the review is to determine whether the ASO has a continuing purpose in the ICANN structure, and if so, whether any change in the…


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Statement of the NRO EC and ASO AC regarding the 2017 ASO Review

Statement of the Number Resource Organization Executive Council (NRO EC) and Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) regarding the 2017 ASO Review 25 May 2017 The Address Supporting Organisation (ASO) is an entity established in 2004 by a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) among the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the Number Resource Organization (NRO). The…


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Independent Review of ASO Granted to ITEMS International

The Number Resource Organization Executive Council (NRO EC), in communication with the ICANN Organizational Effectiveness Committee (OEC), has granted the independent review of the ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO) to ITEMS International after a detailed review of all the applications received. As described in the original call for proposals, the objective of the review is to determine whether the ASO…


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ASO AC / NRO NC Elects New Chair

Filiz Yilmaz, RIPE NCC community representative, has been elected by the ASO Address Council (AC) members as the new ASO AC/NRO NC Chair for 2017.  Filiz Yilmaz’s appointment was confirmed during the ASO AC teleconference, 11 January 2017. ASO AC Chair elections are held annually in January, and the term is one year. The ASO AC also accepted the appointment…


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ARIN Board Appoints NRO Number Council Representative

On 14 November, the ARIN Board of Trustees appointed Kevin Blumberg to serve the on the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) from the ARIN region, to complete the term on the vacancy created by John Sweeting’s resignation in July of 2016. Kevin was previously appointed to serve in this role through 31 December 2016, and this appointment will…


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