The Country Code Name Support Organization (ccNSO) is a governing body.
Operates as part of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
The ccNSO brings together more than 170 registries from around the world listed in the ISO 3166 list, country code top-level domains (ccTLDs).
ccNSO was established in 2003. It provides a platform for ccTLD managers to meet and discuss common issues affecting registries, collaborate and share best practices.
The ccNSO is governed by the council of 18 members. 15 of them are elected from ccNSO member countries, 3 are appointed by the ICANN selection committee.
The Internet Society (ISOC) is a global nonprofit organization empowering people to keep the Internet a force for good: open, globally connected, secure, and trustworthy.
The Internet Society supports the growth of the Internet as an international technical infrastructure, a tool to improve people’s lives, and a positive influence on society. The ISOC is looking for opportunities to work together with all organizations and people achieving these objectives.
What does the ISOC do?
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is an American multistakeholder group and nonprofit organization responsible for coordinating the maintenance and procedures of several databases related to the namespaces and numerical spaces of the Internet, ensuring the network’s stable and secure operation. It was formed in 1998.
ICANN’s mission is to help ensure a stable, secure, and unified global Internet.
It promotes competition and develops policy on the Internet’s unique identifiers. Though ICANN is not responsible for the content of the websites, cannot prevent spamming or fishing, and is not the only regulator, it does play a significant role in the growth and development of the Internet through its coordination of the Internet’s name system.
APTLD (Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association) is an organisation for ccTLD (country-code Top Level Domain) registries in Asia Pacific region. APTLD was originally established in 1998, and in 2003 legally established in Malaysia.
APTLD serves as a forum for exchanging information about technical and administrative issues affecting domain name registries in the Asia Pacific area. Additionally, APTLD promotes and elevates the participation of AP ccTLDs in these international fora as an interface to other international Internet coordinating bodies, acting in the best interests of APTLD members in the process of determining global Internet policy.
APTLD is a membership-based organization, and those payments support its operations. The main objectives are: To promote skills development and information exchange related to Internet domain names amongst members.
To provide a discussion platform for policy issues impacting entities associated to Internet domain names. To serve as a point of contact for organizations that coordinate the Internet and other groups interested in managing domain names on the Internet.
Internet Society NGO has been a member of the Republican Union of Employers of Armenia RUEA since 2014.
Programs for socioeconomic advancement and business promotion are carried out by the RUEA.
It brings together over 14,000 member companies from diverse Armenian economic sectors.
The organization’s mission is to support the ongoing enhancement of the business environment, safeguard the interests of employers and the business community, and foster prosperity and economic progress.
The “Internet Society” NGO joined the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) “At-Large” (At-Large) structure in 2012.
Around 250 organizations (ALS) and around 120 individuals are members of At-Large. The structure deals with issues of policy regulation of technical management of the domain name system.The objective is to speak for internet users’ interests.
At-Large is a member of the Asia and Pacific Regional Extended Community Organization (APRALO), which is composed of members of civil society, nonprofit and private stakeholder groups.
In order to promote the security, usability, and sustainable growth of the domain name system, APRALO works in tandem with other regional organizations to take action to stop abuse and potential domain combinations.