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Montevideo Statement on the Future of Internet Cooperation


(Version Française)

Montevideo, 8 October 2013

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The leaders of organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet technical infrastructure globally have met in Montevideo, Uruguay, to consider current issues affecting the future of the Internet.

The Internet and World Wide Web have brought major benefits in social and economic development worldwide. Both have been built and governed in the public interest through unique mechanisms for global multistakeholder Internet cooperation, which have been intrinsic to their success. The leaders discussed the clear need to continually strengthen and evolve these mechanisms, in truly substantial ways, to be able to address emerging issues faced by stakeholders in the Internet.

Call for Nominations: AFRINIC region representative to the ICANN ASO-AC


The AFRINIC NomCom is pleased to invite nominations for candidates to run for an open seat on the NRO NC (ICANN ASO AC) for the AFRINIC region. The term for the elected candidate will be from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2017 (3 years).

The NRO-NC serves as the ICANN ASO-AC according to the ICANN ASO MoU.


The current representatives from the AFRINIC region on the ICANN ASO-AC are:

1.Fiona Asonga (01/2011 – 12/2013) – Open Seat

2.Douglas Onyango (01/2012 – 12/2014)

3. Alan P. Barrett (01/2013 - 12/2013) - Appointed by the AFRINIC Board


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