Event Wrap: IDNIC OPM

By on 5 Jun 2015

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APNIC’s Sanjaya attended the second Indonesian Network Information Centre (IDNIC) Open Policy Meeting of 2015 from 18 to 20 May.

IDNIC, which is a part of APJII, a National Internet Registry, held the OPM to discuss policies related to IP numbers that affect Indonesian network operators and hold their Board of Trustees election. Seven new members were elected to the Board.

The event was opened with a keynote address by the Minister of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), Minister Rudiantara, who emphasized the importance of collaboration between telcos, ISPs and content providers. He noted the need to make IP addresses easily available for Indonesian operators to ensure continued Internet growth in the country.

APNIC activities:

  • Sanjaya participated on the “Internet Numbering Panel” on 18 May, where he echoed the Minister’s sentiments of multistakeholder collaboration in Internet policy and governance, noting the current changes occurring to Internet governance with the IANA Stewardship Transition.
  • He also took the opportunity to promote APNIC 40, which will be held in Jakarta from 3 to 10 September 2015.
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