By Abhisak Chulya, ccTLD Secretariat
The main objectives are
Our goal is to achieve the stable ccTLD name server system world wide.
2.1 Curriculum and Course materials
ccTLD Secretariat will gather all the available materials and propose to nameserver technical committee including curriculum for review and comment. Level of training will be divided into
The training will be organized with regional NICs such as APNIC, RIPE, LACNIC, AfriNIC, AfNOG, APOPS, APRICOT. Frequency shall be 3 - 4 times a year. Course format will be Introductory level and will cover two days of training. Regional organizations will be in charge of the training. Possible candidates are AP Joint Secretariat, AP Outreach, CENTR, APTLD, LACTLD, AFTLD.
Frequency will be 1 - 3 times a year depending on where is the location of ICANN meeting. Target audience will be ccTLD operators from developed countries. Course format will be Advance level and it will be two-day training. Additionally there will be a discussion on administrative issues related to IANA functions and Root Servers. ccTLD secretariat will organize the training. The purpose of this location is to give centralized training to ccTLD operators and managers who are very capable need to get up to date on new technology.
ccTLD Secretariat is responsible for the Global training, and regional organizations are responsible for the Regional trainings. Source of funding will come from
Shanghai, 25 - 26 October 2002, Global training (Advance Level)
This is an experiment for this training. There will be a meeting to assess the outcome at the end which tentatively set to be on 29 October 2002.
Asia Pacific, January 2003, Regional training (Introductory)
Target audience: Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, etc.
Brazil, March 2003, Global training (Advance Level) with ccTLD/ICANN meeting
Africa, June 2003, Regional training (Introductory)
Europe, September 2003, Regional training (Introductory)
Latin America, November 2003, Regional training (Introductory)
Target audience: Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Cuba, etc
For Regional training, APNIC, RIPE, LACNIC, AfriNIC, AfNOG, APOPS, APRICOT should help providing instructors within its own regions.
For Global training, ccTLD secretariat will establish a pool of instructors from regional organizations and experts around the world.
6.1 Name Server Technical Committee will be in charge of Curriculum and Course materials. Members are Bill Manning (suggested Chair), David Conrad, John Crain, Abhisak Chulya (Secretary), YangWoo Ko, Jaap Akkerhuis, Shinta Sato, Sebastian Castro.
6.2 Name Server Steering Committee will be in charge of Schedule. Members are
6.3 ccTLD Secretariat will be in charge of Funding Campaign, Global training and overall Coordinator: Abhisak Chulya
6.4 AP Outreach and AP Joint Sec will be in charge of Regional training in Asia Pacific: Byung Kyu Kim
6.5 CENTR will be in charge of Regional training in Europe: Kim Davies (suggested)
6.6 LACTLD will be in charge of Regional training in Latin America: Sebastian Castro (suggested)
6.7 AFTLD will be in charge of Regional training in Africa: Yann Kwok (suggested)
Name Server Training in Asia Pacific (AP Outreach)
September 17, 2002
Byung-Kyu Kim (AP Outreach)
Since the ccTLD meeting in Bucharest on 24-25 June, 2002, the ccTLD Secretariat has initiated the ccTLD Name Server Training Program. In the Asia Pacific region, AP Outreach has been cooperated with the ccTLD Secretariat for the ccTLD Name Server Training.
AP Outreach program for the ccTLD Name Server Training has been set up to outreach and help those small ccTLDs in Asia Pacific area to get up to speed in operating Name Server efficiently and effectively. AP Outreach plans to invite all the experts in this area to be our speakers. It will help to educate ccTLD staffs in Asia Pacific area to operate their Name Servers in an efficient and stable manner.
Our goal is to achieve the stable ccTLD Name Server system in the Asia Pacific area. Potential audience would be local technical staffs of ccTLDs, ISPs, and private companies who operate their own Name Servers.
AP Outreach under the legal umbrella of Asia Pacific Joint Secretariat will be in charge of the training activity. All reports should be reported to the Board of Asia Pacific Joint Secretariat.
There are two committees for the ccTLD Name Server Training in Asia Pacific region.
Roles: Setting up the training materials and agenda
Roles: Coordinating the meeting schedules and speakers with the local organizers.
(1) Pilot Phase: Regional (vn and bd) by AP Outreach
The results will be reported the committee and board members, and the Organizing Committee will make a plan for the next phase of the training.
(2) Next Phases
There will be two kind of ccTLD Name Server Trainings - "visiting" and "collective".
The detail schedules will be proposed by the Organizing Committee, and submitted to the Board of Asia Pacific Joint Secretariat.
The main funding source for AP Outreach will be from the member of Asia Pacific Joint Secretariat, and contributions from communities.