U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on Private International Law: Public Meeting on Revision of UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, 38078 [E9-18232]

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E9–18163 Filed 7–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6714] Determination Pursuant to Section 451 of the Foreign Assistance Act Relating to the Guatemala and Dominican Republic Helicopter Programs Pursuant to section 451 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (the ‘‘Act’’), section 1–100 of Executive Order 12163, as amended, and Delegation of Authority 245–1, I hereby authorize, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the use of up to $20,000,000 in FY 2008 funds appropriated for counternarcotics activities in the Andean region of South America under chapter 8 of part I of the Act, in order to provide assistance authorized by part I of the Act for the countries of Guatemala and the Dominican Republic. This Determination shall be reported to the Congress promptly and published in the Federal Register. Dated: July 15, 2009. Jacob L. Lew, Deputy Secretary of State, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–18224 Filed 7–29–09; 8:45 am] Private International Law, to provide an update on the status of the Working Group discussions. Time and Place: The public meeting will take place in Room 240, South Building, 2430 E Street, NW., Washington, DC on September 9, 2009. Visitors should appear at the gate at the southwest corner of 23rd and C Streets by 12:45 p.m. EDT. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. and is expected to last no later than 4 p.m. If you are unable to attend the public meeting and would like to participate from a remote location, teleconferencing will be available. Public Participation: It is requested that persons wishing to attend contact Trisha Smeltzer prior to September 2, 2009, at smeltzertk@state.gov or 202– 776–8423 and provide their name, and date of birth for pre-clearance purposes, as well as e-mail address and affiliation. Members of the public who are not precleared might encounter delays with security procedures. A member of the public requesting reasonable accommodation should make his or her request upon registering for the meeting. Such requests received after September 7th will be considered, but might not be possible to fulfill. Please contact Ms. Smeltzer for additional meeting information, including teleconferencing dial-in details. Dated: July 24, 2009. Keith Loken, Assistant Legal Adviser, Office of Private International Law, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–18232 Filed 7–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7410–08–P BILLING CODE 4710–17–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6713] [Public Notice 6665] Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; Preparation of Fifth U.S. Climate Action Report erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on Private International Law: Public Meeting on Revision of UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 8 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:34 Jul 29, 2009 Jkt 217001 Department of State. Notice. AGENCY: A Working Group of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) has for some time been considering revisions to the 1976 UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, which are widely used internationally. The next meeting of the Working Group is scheduled for September 14–18, and it is possible that the Working Group may conclude its work at that session. Accordingly, prior to that session a public meeting will be held, under the auspices of the Advisory Committee on ACTION: SUMMARY: The United States is a Party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The Convention sets forth requirements for UNFCCC Parties to provide a national communication that lists the steps they are taking to implement the Convention. In particular, Parties are to provide: An inventory of anthropogenic emissions by sources and removal by sinks of all greenhouse gases not controlled by the Montreal Protocol; a detailed PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 description of the policies and measures adopted to implement their commitments under the Convention; and estimates of the effects those policies and measures will have on emissions and sinks. Subsequent guidelines further elaborate the information that Parties are to submit periodically. The United States submitted the first U.S. Climate Action Report (USCAR) to the UNFCCC Secretariat in 1994, the second in 1997, the third in 2002, and the fourth in 2007. The U.S. Government is currently preparing its fifth national communication, which is due to the UNFCCC secretariat on January 1, 2010. The purpose of this announcement is to notify interested members of the public of this process and to solicit contributions and input on the issues covered in the national communication for the purpose of preparing the report. The State Department intends to make available for public review a draft national communication in fall of 2009. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before noon, thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice. ADDRESSES: To expedite their receipt, comments should be submitted via email to: car5@state.gov. Comments may also be submitted in hard copy to, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Global Change (Room 2480), 2201 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20520. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maurice N. LeFranc, Jr., U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Global Change at (202) 647–6738. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Fifth United States Climate Action Report (CAR5) Articles 4.2 and 12 of the UNFCCC set forth initial requirements for national communications. Subsequently, Parties to the UNFCCC elaborated additional detailed guidelines relating to the content of the national communications. An overview of the reporting requirements is available from the UNFCCC Web site at: http://unfccc.int/ resource/docs/cop5/07.pdf. Guidelines specify chapter headings and the type of information that should be included in the report. Chapters are identified below. Table of Contents I. Executive Summary II. National Circumstances III. Greenhouse Gas Inventory IV. Policies and Measures E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 6665]


U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on Private 
International Law: Public Meeting on Revision of UNCITRAL Arbitration 
Rules

    A Working Group of the United Nations Commission on International 
Trade Law (UNCITRAL) has for some time been considering revisions to 
the 1976 UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, which are widely used 
internationally. The next meeting of the Working Group is scheduled for 
September 14-18, and it is possible that the Working Group may conclude 
its work at that session. Accordingly, prior to that session a public 
meeting will be held, under the auspices of the Advisory Committee on 
Private International Law, to provide an update on the status of the 
Working Group discussions.
    Time and Place: The public meeting will take place in Room 240, 
South Building, 2430 E Street, NW., Washington, DC on September 9, 
2009. Visitors should appear at the gate at the southwest corner of 
23rd and C Streets by 12:45 p.m. EDT. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. 
and is expected to last no later than 4 p.m. If you are unable to 
attend the public meeting and would like to participate from a remote 
location, teleconferencing will be available.
    Public Participation: It is requested that persons wishing to 
attend contact Trisha Smeltzer prior to September 2, 2009, at 
smeltzertk@state.gov or 202-776-8423 and provide their name, and date 
of birth for pre-clearance purposes, as well as e-mail address and 
affiliation. Members of the public who are not pre-cleared might 
encounter delays with security procedures. A member of the public 
requesting reasonable accommodation should make his or her request upon 
registering for the meeting. Such requests received after September 7th 
will be considered, but might not be possible to fulfill. Please 
contact Ms. Smeltzer for additional meeting information, including 
teleconferencing dial-in details.

    Dated: July 24, 2009.
Keith Loken,
Assistant Legal Adviser, Office of Private International Law, Office of 
the Legal Adviser, Department of State.
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