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Working Groups

Working Groups (WGs) and committees are formed around a particular work item, enabling a group of people to focus on specific tasks. WGs and Committees may exist only as long as it takes to complete the assigned tasks, such as the Nominations Committee, or they may be long-standing, such as the Policy Development Working Group (PDWG).


Working Group Description
Policy Development Working Group (PDWG) The PDWG develops and discusses policies relating to the management and distribution of IPv4, IPv6 and ASNs in Africa | More
Database Working Group (DBWG) The DBWG facilitates discussion on AFRINIC's WHOIS Database and related services | More
Measurement Working Group (MWG) The MWG facilitates discussion on Internet Measurement related activities and research in Africa | More
Open Internet Standards Working Group (OISWG) The OISWG promotes open Internet standards in Africa and expanding to other organizations over time | More


Committees Description
Governance Committee The Governance Committee's role is to advise the AFRINIC Board, AFRINIC Membership, and the community, on matters of corporate governance | More
Nomination Committee The Nomination Committeescreens and proposes suitable candidates for available AFRINIC Board of Director positions | More

Election Committee

The Election Committee is responsible for handling pre-election processes for AFRINIC electionsMore
The Number Resource Organization Numbers Council and the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (NRO NC - ASO AC) The NRO NC performs the function of the ASO AC, which reviews and develop recommendations on global IP address policy and advises the ICANN Board | More
The IANA Services Number Review Committee The IANA Services Number Review Committee advises and assists the NRO Executive Council in its periodic review of the service level of the IANA Numbering Services | More
AFRINIC Board Committees The AFRINIC Board creates various committees to focus the scope of its work | More
Policy Development Appeal Committee The AFRINIC Policy Development Appeal Committee, or the Appeal Committee, is a committee appointed by the AFRINIC Board, intended to adjudicate on appeals in terms of the Conflict Resolution section of the AFRINIC Policy Development Process (PDP) | More
Inactive Committees Inactive committee archive | More
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