U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Notice of Commission Renewal, 75289-75290 [E6-21298]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 240 / Thursday, December 14, 2006 / Notices Commission and any person, other than those that may be withheld from the public in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for inspection and copying in the Commission’s Public Reference Section, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549. Copies of such filing also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal office of OCC and on OCC’s Web site at www.theocc.com. All comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–OCC–2006–08 and should be submitted on or before December 29, 2006. For the Commission by the Division of Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated authority.6 Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–21276 Filed 12–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5644] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–5501, Electronic Diversity Visa Entry Form, OMB Control Number 1405–0153 Notice of request for public comments. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Electronic Diversity Visa Entry Form. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0153. • Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Visa Services (CA/VO). • Form Number: DS–5501. • Respondents: Aliens entering the Diversity Visa Lottery. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 6 million per year. • Estimated Number of Responses: 6 million per year. 6 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:54 Dec 13, 2006 Jkt 211000 • Average Hours Per Response: 30 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden: 3 million hours per year. • Frequency: Once per entry. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain Benefits. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from December 14, 2006. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: VisaRegs@state.gov (Subject line must read DS–5501 Reauthorization). • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Chief, Legislation and Regulations Division, Visa Services— DS–5501 Reauthorization, 2401 E Street, NW., Washington DC 20520–30106. • Fax: (202) 663–3898 You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents, to Andrea Lage of the Office of Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 E Street, NW. L–603, Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached at (202) 663–1399 or lageab@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper performance of our functions. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of technology. Abstract of proposed collection: The Department of State utilizes the Electronic Diversity Visa Lottery (EDV) Entry Form to elicit information necessary to ascertain the applicability of the legal provisions of the diversity program. Primary requirements are that the applicant is from a low admission country, is a high school graduate, or has two years of experience in a job that requires two years of training. The individuals complete the electronic entry forms and then applications are PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75289 randomly selected for participation in the program. Methodology: The EDV Entry Form is available online at http://www.dvlottery.state.gov and can only be submitted electronically during the annual registration period. Dated: November 14, 2006. Stephen A. Edson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E6–21307 Filed 12–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Number 5622] Renewal of the Overseas Schools Advisory Council The Department of State is renewing the Overseas Schools Advisory Council to provide a formal channel for regular consultation and advice from U.S. corporations and foundations regarding American-sponsored overseas schools. The Under Secretary for Management has determined that the committee is necessary and in the public interest. The Assistant Secretary for Administration will appoint the members of the committee. The committee will follow the procedures prescribed by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Meetings will be open to the public unless a determination is made in accordance with the FACA Section 10(d) and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and (4) that a meeting or a portion of the meeting should be closed to the public. Notice of each meeting will be provided in the Federal Register at least 15 days prior to the meeting date. For further information, contact Dr. Keith D. Miller, Executive Secretary of the committee at 202–261–8200. Dated: November 30, 2006. Keith D. Miller, Executive Secretary, Overseas Schools Advisory Council, Department of State. [FR Doc. E6–21299 Filed 12–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–24–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 5589] U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Notice of Commission Renewal The Department of State announces the renewal of the U.S. National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The U.S. E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1 75290 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 240 / Thursday, December 14, 2006 / Notices National Commission for UNESCO, which operates pursuant to 22 U.S. Code 287o and the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), will provide recommendations to the U.S. Department of State. The primary focus of the recommendations will relate to the formulation and implementation of U.S. policy towards UNESCO on matters of education, science, communications, and culture. In its efforts to uphold and promote human rights, tolerance, and learning worldwide, the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO is necessary and in the public interest. To contact the commission, please visit www.state.gov/p/io/unesco or call (202) 663–0026 or e-mail DCUNESCO@state.gov. Susanna Connaughton, Executive Director, U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E6–21298 Filed 12–13–06; 8:45 am] the Chair. Admittance of public members will be limited to the seating available. Access to the State Department is controlled, and individual building passes are required for all attendees. Persons who plan to attend should so advise the office of Dr. Keith D. Miller, Department of State, Office of Overseas Schools, Room H328, SA–1, Washington, DC 20522–0132, telephone 202–261–8200, prior to January 8, 2007. Each visitor will be asked to provide his/her date of birth and Social Security number at the time of registration and attendance and must carry a valid photo ID to the meeting. All attendees must use the C Street entrance to the building. Dated: November 30, 2006. Keith D. Miller, Executive Secretary, Overseas Schools Advisory Council, Department of State. [FR Doc. E6–21304 Filed 12–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–24–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5626] [Public Notice 5621] U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Notice of Teleconference Meeting rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:54 Dec 13, 2006 Jkt 211000 BILLING CODE 4710–19–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration National Safe Routes to School Task Force to the Secretary of Transportation Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of meeting of advisory committee. DEPARTMENT OF STATE The Overseas Schools Advisory Council, Department of State, will hold its Executive Committee Meeting on Thursday, January 18, 2007, at 9:30 a.m. in Conference Room 1107, Department of State Building, 2201 C Street, NW., Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public. The Overseas Schools Advisory Council works closely with the U.S. business community in improving those American-sponsored schools overseas, which are assisted by the Department of State and which are attended by dependents of U.S. Government families and children of employees of U.S. corporations and foundations abroad. This meeting will deal with issues related to the work and the support provided by the Overseas Schools Advisory Council to the Americansponsored overseas schools. The agenda includes a review of the recent activities of American-sponsored overseas schools and the overseas schools regional associations, a review of projects selected for the 2005 and 2006 Educational Assistance Programs, which are under development, and selection of projects for the 2007 Educational Assistance Program. Members of the general public may attend the meeting and join in the discussion, subject to the instructions of Dated: December 5, 2006. Susanna Connaughton, Executive Director, U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, Department of State. [FR Doc. E6–21306 Filed 12–13–06; 8:45 am] AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4710–19–P Overseas Schools Advisory Council Notice of Meeting privacy. For more information or to arrange to participate in the open portion of the teleconference meeting, contact Alex Zemek, Deputy Executive Director of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, Washington, DC 20037. Telephone: (202) 663–0026; Fax: (202) 663–0035; E-mail: DCUNESCO@state.gov. The U.S. National Commission for UNESCO will hold a conference call on Thursday, December 21, 2006 beginning at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The open portion of the call should last approximately fifteen minutes and will address the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network. Additional topic areas that relate to UNESCO may be discussed as needed. The Commission will accept brief oral comments from members of the public during the open portion of this conference call. The public comment period will be limited to approximately ten minutes in total with about three minutes allowed per speaker. Members of the public who wish to present oral comments or listen to the conference call must make arrangements with the Executive Secretariat of the National Commission by December 18, 2006. The second portion of the teleconference meeting will be closed to the public to allow the Commission to discuss applications for the UNESCO Young Professionals Program. This portion of the call will be closed to the public pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and 5 U.S.C. 552b[c][6] because it is likely to involve discussion of information of a personal nature regarding the relative merits of individual applicants where disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: This document announces the first meeting of the National Safe Routes to School Task Force to the Secretary of Transportation. This is the first meeting of the task force. The purpose of the Task Force is to advise the Secretary of Transportation, through the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Safety, on strategies to advance Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Programs nationwide and to encourage children, including those with disabilities, to walk and bicycle to school pursuant to Section 1404(h) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU) (Pub. L. 109–59). This meeting is open to the public and will have time allocated for public testimony. The public is welcome to present written or oral comments to the Task Force. DATES: The first meeting of the Task Force is scheduled for January 11, 2007, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., e.t. ADDRESSES: The first meeting of the Task Force will be held at the Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Tim Arnade, the Designated Federal Official, Safe Routes to School Program Manager, FHWA Office of Safety Programs, (202) 366–2205 (Tim.Arnade@dot.gov); Federal Highway Administration, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 240 (Thursday, December 14, 2006)]
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[FR Doc No: E6-21298]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 5589]


U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Notice of Commission Renewal

    The Department of State announces the renewal of the U.S. National 
Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural 
Organization (UNESCO). The U.S.

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National Commission for UNESCO, which operates pursuant to 22 U.S. Code 
287o and the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 
will provide recommendations to the U.S. Department of State. The 
primary focus of the recommendations will relate to the formulation and 
implementation of U.S. policy towards UNESCO on matters of education, 
science, communications, and culture. In its efforts to uphold and 
promote human rights, tolerance, and learning worldwide, the U.S. 
National Commission for UNESCO is necessary and in the public interest.
    To contact the commission, please visit www.state.gov/p/io/unesco 
or call (202) 663-0026 or e-mail DCUNESCO@state.gov.

Susanna Connaughton,
Executive Director, U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, Bureau of 
International Organization Affairs, Department of State.
 [FR Doc. E6-21298 Filed 12-13-06; 8:45 am]
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