Afri nic 2nd Presentation at the Youth Engagement Summit Mauritius

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Internet governance is being shaped not just at the global level and national level but at the regional level. This keynote from AfriNIC will highlight regional developments in Internet registries, along with roles and responsibilities for key stakeholders.

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Afri nic 2nd Presentation at the Youth Engagement Summit Mauritius

  1. 1. AFRINIC – The African Network Information Centre Vymala Poligadu-Thuron Communications, Marketing and PR Manager
  2. 2. What is AFRINIC?  AFRINIC as the RIR for the African region (5 RIRs) - Not for Profit Membership based organisation Management: Community Regulated and bottom-up process  AFRINIC Service Region - The AFRINIC service region is divided into six-regions  AFRINIC key services and Mandate - Internet Number Resource Management Policy Development Public Whois Database for IP Resource Registration
  3. 3. Our Vision & Vision - “Spearheading Internet technology and policy development in the African Region.” - “To serve the African community by providing professional and efficient management of Internet Number Resources, supporting Internet technology usage and development, and promoting a participative and multi-stakeholder approach to Internet self governance.”
  4. 4. AFRINIC - Set-up in 2004 and formed out of ARIN and RIPE NCC regions - AFRINIC at a Glance today - . 39 full time staff from 13 countries . 3,819,520 IPv4 addresses issued in 2013 . 3.56/8 available in our IPv4 Pool . Serving a total of 1380 organizations . 377 IPv6 prefixes allocated in total (36.2% membership penetration) - Key Stakeholders  Telecom Operators in Africa Region and Indian Ocean  Regulators and Governments
  5. 5. Community Support and Outreach Programmes - AFRINIC Training (Free of Charge) - IPv6 Programme - Infrastructure Development and Support (DNS Programme) - Domain Name System Security Extension (DNSSEC) - Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) - FIRE (Fund for Internet Research and Education) programme
  6. 6. AFRINIC Activities - Our Meetings (Public Policy Meetings, twice a year) - Public Development Process - Internet Governance – AfGWG, IGF etc
  7. 7. How to join the AFRINIC Community - Our website: www.afrinic.net - Our Mailing Lists – among others announce@afrinic.net - rpd@afrinic.net - afripv6discuss@afrinic.net - Our Social Media Platforms (facebook, twitter etc)
  8. 8. Our Next Meeting AFRINIC 20 during the Africa Internet Summit in Djibouti, 25 May to 6 June 2013 Visit our websites for more details: AFRINIC 19 in Abijian, http://meeting.afrinic.net/afrinic-19/ AIS: http://internetsummitafrica.org/
  9. 9. Our Next Meeting AFRINIC 20 during the Africa Internet Summit in Djibouti, 25 May to 6 June 2013 Do you want to host an AFRINIC meeting? Visit our past meetings websites for more details: AFRINIC 19 in Abijian, http://meeting.afrinic.net/afrinic19/ AIS: http://internetsummitafrica.org/
  10. 10. Thank you – vymala@afrinic.net

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