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As the largest organisation of its kind, it is often called upon to give the view of country-code registries to organisations such as ICANN, the European Commission, the United Nations and the International Telecommunication Union. Internally, it is responsible for information sharing between registries, as well as identifying best practices for the industry.
Despite its name, membership of the organisation is not limited to the European region, and members include the operators of .us, .ca, .nz, .jp and .af. See Category:Council of European National Top Level Domain Registries members for a complete list of member domains.