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Announcements

End of Year Office Closure

8 December 2017

Please note that AFRINIC offices shall be closed on the following dates:

25 December 2017 - Christmas (Public Holiday)

26 & 27 December 2017 - Office Closure

1 & 2 January 2018 - New Year (Public Holidays)

3 January 2018 - Office Closure

31 January 2018 - Thaiposam Cavadee (Public Holiday)

Any urgent issues can be addressed to:

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Chers collègues,

Veuillez noter que les bureaux d’AFRINIC seront fermés aux jours suivants:

25 Décembre 2017 - Noel (Jour férié)

26 & 27 Décembre 2017 - Fermeture des bureaux

1 & 2 Janvier 2018 - New Year (Jours fériés)

3 Janvier 2018 - Fermeture des bureaux

31 Janvier 2018 - Thaiposam Cavadee (Jour férié)

Pour vos requêtes relatives:

- aux demandes  d’adhésion de membre d’AFRINIC, veuillez les envoyer à: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

- aux demandes additionnelles de ressources  IP et à d’assistance pour la gestion de vos ressources IP, veuillez les envoyer à: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Final Reminder: Nomination Period for Seat 9 on the ICANN Board Closes 17 December 2017

5 Decmber 2017 - The Address Supporting Organization Address Council's (ASO AC) call for nominations for Seat 9 on the ICANN Board will close at 23:59 UTC on Sunday, 17 December 2017.


Nomination Process
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Community members are invited to submit nominations by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by Sunday,17 December 2017 at 23:59 UTC.Nominations must include the following information:- The full name of the person being nominated
- Contact email address for the person being nominated
- Contact telephone number (if available) of the person being nominated
- The full name of the person making the nomination
- Contact email address for the person making the nomination
- Contact telephone number of the person making the nomination


Election Procedures
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Procedures for election of individuals to the ICANN Board of Directors by the ASO AC can be found at:
https://aso.icann.org/documents/operational-documents/operating-procedures-of-the-address-council-of-the-address-supporting-organization/#A_9._Selection_of_Individuals_to_the_ICANN_Board_of_Directors


Regional Restrictions
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The ICANN Bylaws state "no two Directors selected by a Supporting Organization shall be citizens from the same country or of countries located in the same Geographic Region.” (see section 7.2:c). The current ASO AC selection for Seat 10, Akinori Maemura, resides in the APNIC region. Therefore, no nominations for Seat 9 will be accepted from candidates residing in the APNIC region.


Eligibility Requirements
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All nominated candidates must meet the selection criteria and conflict of interest requirements as outlined in Article 7 of the ICANN Bylaws. The selected candidate will undergo an independent due diligence review by an ICANN contractor, and announcement of the candidate will follow once this review has been successfully completed.


Important Dates
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- Nomination Phase: 2 October 2017 – 17 December 2017
- Comment Phase: 18 December 2017 – 18 March 2018
- Interview Phase: 17 January 2018 – 18 March 2018
- Selection Phase: 19 March 2018 – 18 April 2018
- Due Diligence Review: 19 April 2018 – 17 May 2018
- Announcement: Around 19 May 2018All phases will conclude at 23:59 UTC on the date specified.


Further Information
-------------------For further information and updated announcements on the election process, please see the 2017 ICANN Board Election page at:
https://aso.icann.org/aso-icann/icann-board-elections/2017-elections/If you have any questions about the elections or the election process, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

   

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