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1 AfriNICs Vision is spearheading Internet technology and policy development in the African Region.

2 Organizational Structure

3 Few Facts Three years of Operations 11 Staff member (3 CAM, 5 TOA, 4 AA) Membership 470 Members as of July New Members in Operating Budget: $1,5 M USD Policies: 1 Global Policy ratified in 2008

4 Few Numbers

5 IPv4 Addresses Issued

6 Training Activities Training has been an important part of our activities since More than 34 training sessions have been conducted in different countries in the region since Since 2006, training has also focused on awareness on IPv6. Five training sessions scheduled for the remainder of Currently working on improving training tools (online training, Virtual Testing Lab, training material, etc.) Our goal is to conduct training in the entire Continent by Dec 2009

7 Continue to support other sister Organizations AfTLD: Continue Administrative and Financial support of AfTLD. AfNOG: Continue Financial support of AfNOG meetings. AAU/AfREN: Organization of IPv6 and BGP training for Campus Network Operators (April08 - Cameroon). More training is planned for Universities in coming months. AfriNIC has joined the 6Deploy consortium Supported by the European Commission and composed of 13 organizations (AfriNIC, LACNIC, Cisco System, RENATER, Consulintel, etc.) Objective: to support IPv6 deployment in Europe and developing countries. Cooperation

8 Outreach Activities Booth at ITU Africa event in Cairo, May Booth at upcoming ICANN meeting in Cairo, Nov Internet Governance Workshop for Regulators and Policy makers, Dakar, Senegal Oct Ongoing Fellowship Program First 6deploy training event in the region in Nairobi Kenya (17-20 June 2008). It was successful as evident by positive survey responses, subsequent training requests, and positive coverage by the local press

9 AfriNIC-8 (Rabat) outcome Successful AfriNIC-8 meeting in Rabat (back to back with AfNOG and AfREN meetings). We had 190 participants from 45 countries: 20% Education, 15% Telecommunication, 11% Governments/regulators, 10% ISPs, 4 Policies were presented and discussed. Presentation of key elements of AfriNICs 3 years Strategic Plan Board elections: 2 New alternates elected for Indian Ocean and Central Africa

10 22-28 November 2008 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sheraton Hotel Back to Back with the 4th Africa IPv6 Day AfriNIC-9 You are warmly invited

11 Thank You AfriNIC Ltd. 03B3, 3rd Floor, Ebène Cyber Tower Cyber City, Ebène, Mauritius (230)


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