Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy; Notice of Open Meeting, 71617 [2011-29864]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 223 / Friday, November 18, 2011 / Notices U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and the public interest requires that such activities be withheld from disclosure. Personal data is requested pursuant to Public Law 99– 399 (Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986), as amended; Public Law 107–56 (USA PATRIOT Act); and Executive Order 13356. The purpose of the collection is to validate the identity of individuals who enter Department facilities. The data will be entered into the Visitor Access Control System (VACS–D) database. Please see the Privacy Impact Assessment for VACS–D at http://www.state.gov/ documents/organization/100305.pdf, for additional information. Questions concerning the meeting should be directed to Ambassador Edward Brynn, Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation, Department of State, Office of the Historian, Washington, DC 20520, telephone (202) 663–1123 (email history@state.gov). Dated: November 7, 2011. Edward Brynn, Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–29863 Filed 11–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–11–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7654] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy; Notice of Open Meeting The Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (ACIEP) will meet from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, December, 8, 2011, in room 1107 of the Harry S. Truman Building at the U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC. The meeting will be hosted by the Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs Jose W. Fernandez and Committee Chair Ted Kassinger. The ACIEP serves the U.S. Government in a solely advisory capacity, and provides advice concerning issues and challenges in international economic policy. The meeting will examine A New Focus on Investment: Attracting Inbound Foreign Direct Investment to the U.S. and highlight the U.S.-Turkey Economic Partnership Commission. Subcommittee reports will be led by the Investment Subcommittee, the Sanctions Subcommittee, and the Subcommittee on Women in International Economic Policy. This meeting is open to public participation, though seating is limited. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:44 Nov 17, 2011 Jkt 226001 Entry to the building is controlled; to obtain pre-clearance for entry, members of the public planning to attend should provide, by Monday, December 5 their name, professional affiliation, valid government-issued ID number (i.e., U.S. Government ID [agency], U.S. military ID [branch], passport [country], or drivers license [state]), date of birth, and citizenship to Ronelle Jackson by fax (202) 647–5936, email (JacksonRS@state.gov), or telephone (202) 647–9204. One of the following forms of valid photo identification will be required for admission to the State Department building: U.S. driver’s license, U.S. Government identification card, or any valid passport. Enter the Department of State from the entrance on 23rd Street. In view of escorting requirements, non-Government attendees should plan to arrive 15 minutes before the meeting begins. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made to Ronelle Jackson prior to Thursday, December 1st. Requests made after that date will be considered, but might not be possible to fulfill. Personal data is requested pursuant to Public Law 99–399 (Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986), as amended; Public Law 107–56 (USA PATRIOT Act); and Executive Order 13356. The purpose of the collection is to validate the identity of individuals who enter Department facilities. The data will be entered into the Visitor Access Control System (VACS–D) database. Please see the Privacy Impact Assessment for VACS–D at http://www.state.gov/documents/ organization/100305.pdf for additional information. For additional information, contact Deputy Outreach Coordinator Tiffany Enoch, Office of Economic Policy Analysis and Public Diplomacy, Bureau of Economic, Energy and Business Affairs, at (202) 647–2231 or EnochT@state.gov. Dated: November 14, 2011. Ruth Hall, Acting Director, Office of Economic Policy Analysis and Public Diplomacy, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–29864 Filed 11–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–07–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Request for Comments Concerning Compliance With Telecommunications Trade Agreements Office of the United States Trade Representative. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71617 Notice of request for public comment and reply comment. ACTION: Pursuant to section 1377 of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988 (19 U.S.C. 3106) (‘Section 1377’), the Office of the United States Trade Representative (‘‘USTR’’) is reviewing and requests comments on the operation, effectiveness, and implementation of and compliance with the following agreements regarding telecommunications products and services of the United States: The World Trade Organization (‘‘WTO’’) General Agreement on Trade in Services; The North American Free Trade Agreement (‘‘NAFTA’’); U.S. free trade agreements (‘‘FTAs’’) with Australia, Bahrain, Chile, Morocco, Oman, Peru, and Singapore; and the Dominican Republic–Central America–United States Free Trade Agreement (‘‘CAFTA–DR’’), and any other telecommunications trade agreements, such as Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs) for Conformity Assessment of Telecommunications Equipment. The USTR will conclude the review by March 31, 2012. DATES: Comments are due on December 16, 2011 and reply comments on January 13, 2012. ADDRESSES: Donald W. Eiss, Trade Policy Staff Committee, or Jonathan McHale, DAUSTR, Telecom Trade Policy, ATTN: Section 1377 Comments, Office of the United States Trade Representative, 1724 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20508. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan McHale, Office of Services and Investment (202) 395–9533; or Maria Pagan, Office of the General Counsel (202) 395–9626. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1377 requires the USTR to review annually the operation and effectiveness of all U.S. trade agreements regarding telecommunications products and services that are in force with respect to the United States. The purpose of the review is to determine whether any act, policy, or practice of a country that has entered into an FTA or other telecommunications trade agreement with the United States is inconsistent with the terms of such agreement or otherwise denies U.S. firms, within the context of the terms of such agreements, mutually advantageous market opportunities for telecommunications products and services. For the current review, the USTR seeks comments on: (1) Whether any WTO member is acting in a manner that is inconsistent with its obligations under WTO agreements affecting market SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 223 (Friday, November 18, 2011)]
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 7654]


Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy; Notice of 
Open Meeting

    The Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (ACIEP) 
will meet from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, December, 8, 2011, in room 
1107 of the Harry S. Truman Building at the U.S. Department of State, 
2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC. The meeting will be hosted by the 
Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs 
Jose W. Fernandez and Committee Chair Ted Kassinger. The ACIEP serves 
the U.S. Government in a solely advisory capacity, and provides advice 
concerning issues and challenges in international economic policy. The 
meeting will examine A New Focus on Investment: Attracting Inbound 
Foreign Direct Investment to the U.S. and highlight the U.S.-Turkey 
Economic Partnership Commission. Subcommittee reports will be led by 
the Investment Subcommittee, the Sanctions Subcommittee, and the 
Subcommittee on Women in International Economic Policy.
    This meeting is open to public participation, though seating is 
limited. Entry to the building is controlled; to obtain pre-clearance 
for entry, members of the public planning to attend should provide, by 
Monday, December 5 their name, professional affiliation, valid 
government-issued ID number (i.e., U.S. Government ID [agency], U.S. 
military ID [branch], passport [country], or drivers license [state]), 
date of birth, and citizenship to Ronelle Jackson by fax (202) 647-
5936, email (JacksonRS@state.gov), or telephone (202) 647-9204. One of 
the following forms of valid photo identification will be required for 
admission to the State Department building: U.S. driver's license, U.S. 
Government identification card, or any valid passport. Enter the 
Department of State from the entrance on 23rd Street. In view of 
escorting requirements, non-Government attendees should plan to arrive 
15 minutes before the meeting begins. Requests for reasonable 
accommodation should be made to Ronelle Jackson prior to Thursday, 
December 1st. Requests made after that date will be considered, but 
might not be possible to fulfill.
    Personal data is requested pursuant to Public Law 99-399 (Omnibus 
Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986), as amended; Public 
Law 107-56 (USA PATRIOT Act); and Executive Order 13356. The purpose of 
the collection is to validate the identity of individuals who enter 
Department facilities. The data will be entered into the Visitor Access 
Control System (VACS-D) database. Please see the Privacy Impact 
Assessment for VACS-D at http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/100305.pdf for additional information.
    For additional information, contact Deputy Outreach Coordinator 
Tiffany Enoch, Office of Economic Policy Analysis and Public Diplomacy, 
Bureau of Economic, Energy and Business Affairs, at (202) 647-2231 or 
EnochT@state.gov.

    Dated: November 14, 2011.
Ruth Hall,
Acting Director, Office of Economic Policy Analysis and Public 
Diplomacy, U.S. Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2011-29864 Filed 11-17-11; 8:45 am]
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