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Call for Nominations for one Co Chair of the Policy Development Working group (PDWG)

We are seeking nominations for one Co-Chair of the Policy Development Working Group (PDWG) for a 2-year term (June 2015 – June 2017).

Co-Chairs of the PDWG are volunteers selected by the community per the current Policy Development Process (PDP) to carry out all administrative functions of the Policy Development Working Group (PDWG). Their responsibilities may include (but are not limited to) the following:


  • Chairing face-to-face policy meeting sessions and determining consensus.
  • Preparing post-meeting policy reports to share with the community as appropriate.
  • Preparing pre-meeting reports (usually mailing list discussion summaries) in preparation for face-to-face meetings.
  • Advising the board about ratification of proposals that reached consensus.
  • Evaluating emergencies that may necessitate varying the normal policy development process.


Nominees must be residing in a country from the AFRINIC service region and should not be staff of AFRINIC or any other Regional Internet Registry (RIR). Nominations must be by an AFRINIC member in good standing or in case of self-nominations, be seconded by two (2) AFRINIC members in good standing.

To nominate yourself or a candidate of your choice, please fill in the form here.

Please refer to the following for more information:


The PDWG Co-Chair election process:

The Policy Development Process:

The deadline for nominations is 12th May 2015 20:00 UTC.


On behalf of the NomCom2015 Chair

AFRINIC-22 Fellowship Winners

27 April 2015 - AFRINIC is pleased to announce that the AFRINIC-22 fellowship selection process is now complete and the following applicants have been selected to receive a fellowship to attend AFRINIC-22, being held in Tunis, Tunisia:

  1. Ibrahim Alio Sanda from Niger
  2. Modou Ns Njie from Gambia
  3. Tuhaise Robertfrom Uganda
  4. Joseph Matabaro Akilimali from DR Congo
  5. Michael John Graaffrom South Africa
  6. Abdalmonem Tharwat Ibrahim Ramadanfrom Egypt


Congratulations to you all and we look forward to collaborating with you on Internet development initiatives in the African region. 

For more information about the AFRINIC Fellowship program please visit:


AFRINIC a le plaisir d'annoncer que le processus de sélection des boursiers d'AFRINIC-22 est maintenant terminé et les candidats suivants ont été sélectionnés pour recevoir une bourse leur permettant d’assister à la réunion d'AFRINIC-22, qui se tiendra à Tunis, Tunisie:

  1. Ibrahim Alio Sanda du Niger
  2. Modou Ns Njie de la Gambie
  3. Tuhaise Robert de l' Ouganda
  4. Joseph Matabaro Akilimali du RD Congo
  5. Michael John Graaf de l'Afrique du Sud
  6. Abdalmonem Tharwat Ibrahim Ramadan de l'Egypte


Félicitations à vous tous et nous sommes heureux de collaborer avec vous sur les initiatives de développement d'Internet de la région africaine.

Pour plus d’informations sur le programme de bourses d'AFRINIC, merci de visiter:


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