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Internet Governance Institutions and Organizations

List of Internet Organizations Engaged in the Internet Governance Forum

  • AfricaCERT -- AfricaCERT is the the African forum of computer incident response teams.
  • African Network Information Center (AFRINIC) -- The African Network Information Center (AFRINIC) is the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for Africa, responsible for the distribution and management of Internet number resources such as IP addresses and ASN (Autonomous System Numbers) for the African region.
  • American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) -- The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) is the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for the United States, Canada, and many Caribbean and North Atlantic islands.

  • Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) -- The Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) in the Asia-Pacific region is charged with ensuring the fair distribution and responsible management of IP addresses and related resources.

  • The Association of European Country Code Top-Level Domain Registries (CENTR) -- The Council of European National Top-Level Domain Registries (CENTR) is an association of Internet country code top-level domain registries. The organization has a European focus, but there are no geographical restrictions to CENTR Members.

  • Brazilian Internet Steering Committee ( -- The Comitê Gestor da Internet no Brasil ( or the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee is a multistakeholder organization responsible for promoting the technological development of Internet services and for disseminating information regarding the latest innovations and available services in Brazil.

  • DotAsia -- DotAsia is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote Internet development and adoption in Asia.

  • Internet Council of Registrars (CORE) -- CORE is a not-for-profit membership association of Internet domain name registrars. It develops, operates and promotes resources for domain names, including for registrars, for registries, and for domain name holders.

  • Internet Society (ISOC) -- The Internet Society (ISOC) is an international, non-profit organization founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet-related standards, education, access, and policy. It states that its mission is "to promote the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world."

  • Latin America and Caribbean Network Information Centre (LACNIC) -- The Latin America and Caribbean Network Information Centre is the Regional Internet Registry for the Latin American and Caribbean regions.

  • Number Resource Organization (NRO) -- The Number Resource Organization (NRO) is a coordinating body for the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) that manage the distribution of Internet number resources, including IP addresses and Autonomous System Numbers.

  • Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Centre -- Réseaux IP Européens (RIPE, French for "European IP Networks") is one of five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) providing Internet resource allocations, registration services and coordination activities that support the operation of the Internet in Europe.

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