ANS etc.

> >[2] Is there an equivalent to NANOG for Europe and Asia and is there
> >an equivalent list which discusses operational issues for these
> > continents? Pointers appreciated.
> >
> Yes, for Europe there's the RIPE-discuss list (for which I don't have
> an immediate reference) and for Asia, there's the apops list:
  For RIPE, try then do some

You are looking for the European Operators Forum, one of the working groups
of RIPE. Have a look at
Here you'll also find the mailinglist archives.