Event Wrap: AFRINIC 24 and AIS 16

By on 15 Jun 2016

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APNIC participated in AFRINIC 24, held alongside the African Internet Summit 2016, in Gaborone, Botswana, from 4 to 10 June 2016.

Over 360 people attended the five-day event, which provides a forum for ICT businesses and the technical community to discuss key Internet-related development issues facing the African region.

AFRINIC 24 considered a range of policies, updates from ICANN, ISOC, regional NOGs and other RIRs, as well as EC elections.

All six policy proposals discussed during the AFRINIC Public Policy Forum were returned to the mailing list:

  • Soft Landing (AFPUB-2016-V4-001-DRAFT-02)
  • Soft Landing Overhaul (AFPUB-2016-V4-002-DRAFT01)
  • Number Resources Transfer Policy (AFPUB-2015-GEN-001-DRAFT-01)
  • IPv4 Resources Transfer within the AFRINIC region (AFPUB-2016-V4-003-DRAFT01)
  • Internet Number Resources Audit by AFRINIC (AFPUB-2016-GEN-001-DRAFT01)

APNIC activities included:

  • Vivek Nigam provided the APNIC Update.
  • Vivek also spoke during AFRINIC’s policy day, where he gave a brief update on APNIC’s recent policies and met with AFRINIC Members Services staff to discuss and share each other’s plans and practices.
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