ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 28 September 2007
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
25 September 2007 | The 2007 Nominating Committee received 93 Statements of Interest, drawn from all five of the geographic regions during an open nominating period that ran from 1 February 2007 to 18 May 2007. 12 candidates were female and 81 were male. 25 candidates were from North America, 23 candidates were from Europe, 23 were from Asia/Australia/Pacific, 13 were from Africa and 11 were from Latin America/Caribbean. Some candidates are counted in more than one region due to dual citizenship. Those selected will assume their duties at the conclusion of the ICANN Annual Meeting for 2007 in Los Angeles, California on 2 November 2007.
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27 September 2007 | Domaines.Info spoke to the .ME registry's technical manager, who explained Montenegro's plans for going live on the Internet, following the ICANN's board decision earlier this month to delegate .ME to the country's government.
ICANN Featured Individual: Gabriella Schittek, ccNSO Secretariat
Gabriella Schittek is responsible for running the ccNSO Secretariat. Before joining ICANN in January 2007, she worked for the Council of European National Top Level Domain Registries as Communications and Projects Officer, as well as at Nominet - the country code domain registry for .UK. She holds an MA degree in Political Science from the University of Passau in Germany.
23 - 28 September 2007 - AfriNIC 7 - Durban, South Africa
17-19 October 2007 - ARIN XX - Albuquerque, NM, USA
19-21 October 2007 - Taipei Regional Meeting: "Toward the New Era of Internet"
22-26 October 2007 - RIPE 55 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Adopted Budget Fiscal Year 2007 - 2008 [PDF, 426 KB]
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