Board approves the delegation of الجزائر to Centre de Recherche sur l'Information Scientifique et Technique (CERIST).


Whereas, Algeria is currently listed in the ISO 3166-1 standard;

Whereas, الجزائر ("al-Jazair"), encoded as "xn--lgbbat1ad8j", is a string that has been deemed to appropriately represent Algeria through the IDN Fast Track process;

Whereas, ICANN has received a request for delegation of الجزائر to Centre de Recherche sur l'Information Scientifique et Technique (CERIST);

Whereas, ICANN has reviewed the request, and has determined that the proposed delegation would be in the interests of the local and global Internet communities.

RESOLVED (2011.04.21.16), that the proposed delegation of the الجزائر top-level domain to CERIST is approved.

Implementation Actions

  • Proceed with delegation process pursuant to IANA Functions processes.
    • Responsible entity: IANA Functions Department
    • Due date: Per IANA Functions processes
    • Completion date: Completed per IANA Functions processes


The rationale is available at: Rationale

Other Related Resolutions

  • Other resolutions TBD. 

Additional Information

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