Resources & Downloads

GNA Reference Documents v1.0 – January 2017

The GNA Technical Working Group produced six documents that together are the Global Network Architecture Reference v1.0. These documents were published in January 2017:

The files above are in “PDF/Universal Accessibility” (PDF/UA) format, and hence are available to those equipped with appropriate software. The conformance with PDF/UA ensures accessibility for people with disabilities who use assistive technology such as screen readers, screen magnifiers, joysticks and other technologies to navigate and read electronic content.

Please also note that the above six documents replace the older version numbered lower than v1.0 or with version number v1.0-technical.


White Papers

The GNA Technical WG also maintains an archive of GNA White Papers that are published by their respective authors, and are relevant to the GNA and define possible future work:


Participation Guidelines

The GNA Technical WG is an open group; the GNA Technical WG Participation Guidelines define how to participate.



Below is a repository of past presentations about the Global Network Architecture:

APAN 42 – Hong Kong, August 5, 2016

15th GLIF Meeting Prague, CZ September 29, 2015

TNC 2015 GNA Presentation 17 June 2015

Internet2 Global Summit 2015 GNA Meeting 29 April 2015