[IANAOversight] Update on the IANA oversight transition process & call for dicussion

Mwendwa Kivuva Kivuva at transworldafrica.com
Fri Sep 5 13:49:55 SAST 2014

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Mwendwa Kivuva, Nairobi, Kenya

"There are some men who lift the age they inhabit, till all men walk on
higher ground in that lifetime." - Maxwell Anderson

On 4 September 2014 16:57, Adiel Akplogan <adiel at afrinic.net> wrote:

> Hello all,
> The list has been very quiet for the past weeks. As heads up and in order
> to explore with you way forward, I would like to inform you that the ICG
> has now released an RfP (Request for Proposal) that gives a clear guideline
> on what is expected from various communities with a dead line set to the
> 31st December 2014 for submitting proposals -
> https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2014-09-03-en
> As part of one of the 3 Operational communities (direct customers of IANA
> services) identified in this RfP, our view will be key in the process. We
> have created this list in order to collect views and contributions from you
> (our community) on how we see IANA stewardship post NTIA from Number
> Resources management perspective. For more information about the topic you
> can visit the dedicated section of our web site (under "Community")
> athttp://www.afrinic.net/en/community/iana-oversight-transition.
> All three Operational communities are currently busy starting their
> processes. You can check what others are doing  on the repository page
> setup by the ICG athttps://www.icann.org/en/stewardship/community.
> As you know AFRINIC is part of a global number community made of the four
> other RIRs and their respective communities. By the 31st of December we
> must all together come up with a sigle proposal to be submitted to the ICG.
> This implies a dynamic coordination amongst us and we plan to use the NRO
> as vehicle for such coordination. A page has been created on the NRO web
> site for this athttps://
> www.nro.net/nro-and-internet-governance/iana-oversight.
> As part of our process, we are also reviewing our own accountability
> framework and have just published the outcome of a cross RIR survey on the
> topic athttps://www.nro.net/news/nro-publishes-rir-governance-matrix. The
> Matrix will be used for further analysis of our accountability framework
> and if needed propose improvement with the input from the community. So
> stay tuned for that.
> In order to try to reactivate the discussion here, I would like to suggest
> few things:
> 1. It will be good to set a time limit for the discussion: 2 months for
> instance (From now to end of October).
> 2. Present and discuss the outcome of the online discussion during
> 3. Get 2 or 3 volunteers to moderate the list and help at the end to draft
> our final input to the NRO proposal.
> AFRINIC is working to produce few more supporting documents that can also
> be used during our training sessions in order to raise awareness on the
> process and invite more contributions.
> You views and contributions are important.
> Thanks.
> - a.
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