Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “The Origins of El Greco: Icon Painting in Venetian Crete”, 53542 [E9-24952]

Download as PDF 53542 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 200 / Monday, October 19, 2009 / Notices 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 in the exhibition: ‘‘The Lost World of Old Europe: The Danube Valley 5000– 3500BC,’’ 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 Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, New York, NY, from on or about November 11, 2009, until on or about April 25, 2010, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is 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 Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6467). The address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA–5, 2200 C Street, NW., Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. 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 in the exhibition: ‘‘The Origins of El Greco: Icon Painting in Venetian Crete,’’ 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 Onassis Cultural Center, New York, NY, from on or about November 16, 2009, until on or about February 27, 2010, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is 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 Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6467). The address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA–5, 2200 C Street, NW., Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. Dated: October 9, 2009. Maura M. Pally, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Professional and Cultural Exchanges, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–24950 Filed 10–16–09; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF STATE BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘The Origins of El Greco: Icon Painting in Venetian Crete’’ 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 16:51 Oct 16, 2009 BILLING CODE 4710–05–P [Public Notice 6790] Suggestions for Updated 2009–2011 Plan of Action for Working Group on Environmental Cooperation Established Pursuant to the United States—Morocco Joint Statement on Environmental Cooperation ACTION: Notice and request for comments. [Public Notice 6789] VerDate Nov<24>2008 Dated: October 9, 2009. Maura M. Pally, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Professional and Cultural Exchanges, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–24952 Filed 10–16–09; 8:45 am] Jkt 220001 SUMMARY: The Department of State is soliciting ideas and suggestions for environmental cooperation projects between the United States and Morocco. The United States and Morocco are in the process of developing an updated 2009–2011 Plan of Action pursuant to the United States-Morocco Joint Statement on Environmental Cooperation issued in 2004. The Joint Statement outlines broad areas of environmental cooperation to assist Morocco in complying with its obligations under the United StatesMorocco Free Trade Agreement. It is PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 envisioned that the 2009–2011 Plan of Action will focus on the following themes: (1) Institutional and policy strengthening for effective implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, (2) biodiversity conservation and improved management of protected areas, and other ecologically important ecosystems, (3) improved private sector environmental performance, and (4) environmental education, transparency, and public participation in environmental decision-making and enforcement. The Department of State invites Government agencies and the public, including NGOs, educational institutions, private sector enterprises, and other interested persons, to submit written comments or suggestions regarding items for the Plan of Action. In preparing such comments or suggestions, we encourage submitters to refer to: (1) The U.S.-Morocco Joint Statement on Environmental Cooperation, (2) the 2005–2007 Plan of Action, (3) the Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Morocco, (4) the 2004 Final Environmental Review of the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement, and (5) the website of the Moroccan Ministry of the Environment (French and Arabic) which are all available or linked at: http:// www.state.gov/g/oes/env/trade/. In the near future, the Department of State will be seeking ideas and suggestions for environmental cooperation projects with U.S. Free Trade Agreement partners Bahrain and Oman through similar Federal Register notices. DATES: To be assured of timely consideration, all written comments or suggestions are requested no later than November 4, 2009. ADDRESSES: Written comments or suggestions should be e-mailed (LowtherAB@state.gov) or faxed ((202) 647–1052) to Alan Lowther, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans, Environment, and Science, Office of Environmental Policy, with the subject line ‘‘U.S.-Morocco Work Plan on Environmental Cooperation.’’ For those with access to the Internet, comments may be submitted at the following address: http://www.regulations.gov/ search/Regs/home.html#home. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alan Lowther, telephone (202) 647– 6777. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In Paragraph 5 of the U.S.-Morocco Joint Statement on Environmental Cooperation, the United States and Morocco announced the establishment of a Working Group on Environmental E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 200 (Monday, October 19, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 6789]


Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition 
Determinations: ``The Origins of El Greco: Icon Painting in Venetian 
Crete''

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 in 
the exhibition: ``The Origins of El Greco: Icon Painting in Venetian 
Crete,'' 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 Onassis Cultural Center, New York, NY, from on or about November 
16, 2009, until on or about February 27, 2010, and at possible 
additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is 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 Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, 
Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202-
632-6467). The address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA-5, 2200 C 
Street, NW., Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522-0505.

    Dated: October 9, 2009.
Maura M. Pally,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Professional and Cultural Exchanges, 
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E9-24952 Filed 10-16-09; 8:45 am]
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