Event Wrap: AFRINIC 24 and AIS 16

By on 15 Jun 2016

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AFRINIC 24

APNIC participated in AFRINIC 24, held alongside the African Internet Summit 2016, in Gabarone, 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 others plans and practices.

AFRICA INTERNET SUMMIT 2016 - Botswana

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