Determination on U.S. Position on Proposed European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Projects in Serbia, 40174-40175 [E6-11114]

Download as PDF 40174 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 135 / Friday, July 14, 2006 / Notices Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. MC2006–5, Periodicals Nominal Rate Minor Classification Change, to consider the Postal Service Request referred to in the body of this notice and order. 2. The Commission will sit en banc in this proceeding. 3. Notices of intervention shall be filed no later than August 1, 2006. 4. Shelley S. Dreifuss, director of the Commission’s Office of the Consumer Advocate, is designated to represent the interests of the general public. 5. Participants’ statements addressing the Statement of the United States Postal Service Concerning Compliance with Filing Requirements and Conditional Motion for Waiver, July 6, 2006, are due August 1, 2006. 6. The Commission authorizes settlement proceedings in this proceeding, subject to a subsequent determination that a participant has lodged a meritorious request for a hearing. Postal Service counsel is appointed to serve as settlement coordinator in this proceeding. The Commission will make its hearing room available for settlement conferences at such times deemed necessary by the settlement coordinator. 7. The Postal Service is directed to file a written status report on settlement negotiations by 12 noon, August 4, 2006. 8. The Service is requested to file, in the form of a library reference, documentation relating to the related definition change adopted by national audit bureaus referred to in witness Yeh’s testimony by July 25, 2006. 9. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of the Notice and Order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Garry J. Sikora, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–11141 Filed 7–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Sunshine Act; Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Pub. L. 94–409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold the following meeting during the week of July 17, 2006: A Closed Meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2006 at 10 a.m. Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:44 Jul 13, 2006 Jkt 208001 Commission, and recording secretaries will attend the Closed Meeting. Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters may also be present. The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has certified that, in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (4), (5), (7), (8), (9)(B), (10) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(3), (4), (5), (7), (8), (9)(ii), and (10) permit consideration of the scheduled matters at the Closed Meeting. Commissioner Glassman, as duty officer, voted to consider the items listed for the closed meeting in closed session. The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 18, 2006 will be: Regulatory matter regarding financial institution; Formal order of investigation; Institution and settlement of injunctive actions; Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings of an enforcement nature; Litigation matters; and An opinion. At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in the scheduling of meeting items. For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed, please contact: The Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. ´ ‘‘Picasso to Cezanne: Ambroise Vollard, Patron of the Avant-Garde’’, imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about September 13, 2006, until on or about January 7, 2007, and at The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, beginning on or about February 17, 2007, until on or about May 13, 2007, and at possible additional venues are in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register. For Further Information Contact: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Carol B. Epstein, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202/453–8050). The address is U.S. Department of State, SA–44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 700, Washington, DC 20547–0001. Dated: July 11, 2006. Jill M. Peterson, Assistant Secretary [FR Doc. 06–6249 Filed 7–12–06; 10:55 am] DEPARTMENT OF STATE BILLING CODE 8010–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5466] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ´ ‘‘Picasso to Cezanne: Ambroise Vollard, Patron of the Avant-Garde’’ Summary: Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: July 7, 2006. C. Miller Crouch, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E6–11121 Filed 7–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P [Public Notice 5465] Determination on U.S. Position on Proposed European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Projects in Serbia Pursuant to section 561 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2006 (Pub. L. 109–102) (FOAA), and Department of State Delegation of Authority Number 289, I hereby determine that a 35 million euro equity investment as part of a Joint Venture with Gibor-BSR Europe BV for the purpose of developing, managing and owning real estate, particularly residential projects in capital cities in Romania, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, Croatia, and Bulgaria, and a 25 million euro equity investment in Bluehouse Accession Property (II), L.P. a limited partnership to be incorporated in Cyprus, will contribute to a stronger economy in Serbia, directly supporting implementation of the Dayton Accords. I therefore waive the application of Section 561 of the FOAA to the extent E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 135 / Friday, July 14, 2006 / Notices that provision would otherwise prevent the U.S. Executive Directors of the EBRD from voting in favor of these projects. This Determination shall be reported to the Congress and published in the Federal Register. 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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 5465]


Determination on U.S. Position on Proposed European Bank for 
Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Projects in Serbia

    Pursuant to section 561 of the Foreign Operations, Export 
Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2006 (Pub. L. 109-
102) (FOAA), and Department of State Delegation of Authority Number 
289, I hereby determine that a 35 million euro equity investment as 
part of a Joint Venture with Gibor-BSR Europe BV for the purpose of 
developing, managing and owning real estate, particularly residential 
projects in capital cities in Romania, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, 
Croatia, and Bulgaria, and a 25 million euro equity investment in 
Bluehouse Accession Property (II), L.P. a limited partnership to be 
incorporated in Cyprus, will contribute to a stronger economy in 
Serbia, directly supporting implementation of the Dayton Accords. I 
therefore waive the application of Section 561 of the FOAA to the 
extent

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that provision would otherwise prevent the U.S. Executive Directors of 
the EBRD from voting in favor of these projects.
    This Determination shall be reported to the Congress and published 
in the Federal Register.

    Dated: July 10, 2006.
Daniel Fried,
Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, 
Department of State.
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