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[AfriNIC-rpd] AfriNIC Board Ratifies AFPUB-2010-GEN-005 and AFPUB-2009-v4-002 Policy Proposals

Vincent Ngundi vincent at
Fri Nov 12 15:36:38 UTC 2010

On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 5:45 PM, SM <sm at> wrote:

> Hi Vincent,
> At 00:34 12-11-10, Vincent Ngundi wrote:
>> Please note that it's not yet a policy. It remains a policy proposal until
>> it's been ratified by the ICANN Board in line with the ICANN ASO MOU.
> AFPUB-2008-GEN-001 mentions that "The policy should be ratified by the BoT
> at the subsequent Board Meeting".  The  "BoT" has ratified the policy as
> Resolution [201010.103].

Yes but it's not yet a _policy, it's still a _policy _proposal (global
policy proposal) untill it's ratified by the ICANN Board.

>  At this point, the mandate of AfriNIC is to inform the ASO AC, through the
>> NRO Executive Council where AfriNIC is represented, that the global policy
>> proposal has been approved in the AfriNIC region. It's the mandate of the
>> ASO AC to take it from here in line with the ICANN ASO MOU.
> The ASO MoU also says that:
>  "The proposer has the duty to assist relevant communities within each
>   regional policy forum to make them aware of the deliberations of their
>   peers in the other regional policy forums."

That's a different issue. Or what's your point?


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