Call for Comments on the WGIG Draft Working Papers

Posted: Fri, 04 Feb 2005

ARIN invites all members of the community to review and comment on the current draft working papers of the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG). This working group was established through a request of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) to the United Nations Secretary-General.

A series of draft working papers prepared by WGIG members can be found at:

A template to submit comments on the draft papers can be found at:

Comments should be submitted to

As stated on the WGIG website:

"Governments and all stakeholders are invited to comment on these papers, preferably by making use of this template. Due consideration will be given to all comments, but use of the template will facilitate processing feedback. All comments received from governments and WSIS accredited entities by 11 February 1200 hours GMT will be posted on this website.

Comments by other entities or individuals will also be posted, provided they are relevant to the issues under discussion."

The involvement of the ARIN community is integral to the continuation of the bottom-up, open, and transparent processes that are used in Internet number resource allocation.

Raymond A. Plzak
President and CEO
American Registry for Internet Numbers