Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures Against Foreign Persons, Including a Ban on U.S. Government Procurement, 81004-81005 [2011-33143]

Download as PDF 81004 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 27, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 7739] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Woman in Blue, Against Blue Water’’ by Edvard Munch 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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the object ‘‘Woman in Blue, Against Blue Water’’ by Edvard Munch, imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit object at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, N.Y., from on or about January 9, 2012, until on or about January 9, 2014, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, contact Ona M. Hahs, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: (202) 632–6473). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. SUMMARY: Dated: December 19, 2011. J. Adam Ereli, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. 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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the object to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Nordkapp,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit object at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about January 9, 2012, until on or about January 9, 2014, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a description of the exhibit object, contact Paul W. Manning, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: (202) 632–6469). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. Dated: December 16, 2011. J. Adam Ereli, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–33174 Filed 12–23–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 7741] Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures Against Foreign Persons, Including a Ban on U.S. Government Procurement [FR Doc. 2011–33157 Filed 12–23–11; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF STATE Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State. ACTION: Notice. [Public Notice: 7740] SUMMARY: AGENCY: sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4710–05–P Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Nordkapp’’ 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:00 Dec 23, 2011 Jkt 226001 A determination has been made that a number of foreign entities and one foreign person have engaged in activities that warrant the imposition of measures pursuant to Section 3 of the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act. The Act provides for penalties on entities and individuals for the transfer to or acquisition from Iran since January 1, 1999, the transfer PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to or acquisition from Syria since January 1, 2005, or the transfer to or acquisition from North Korea since January 1, 2006, of goods, services, or technology controlled under multilateral control lists (Missile Technology Control Regime, Australia Group, Chemical Weapons Convention, Nuclear Suppliers Group, Wassenaar Arrangement) or otherwise having the potential to make a material contribution to the development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) or cruise or ballistic missile systems. The latter category includes (a) items of the same kind as those on multilateral lists but falling below the control list parameters, when it is determined that such items have the potential of making a material contribution to WMD or cruise or ballistic missile systems, (b) other items with the potential of making such a material contribution, when added through case-by-case decisions, and (c) items on U.S. national control lists for WMD/missile reasons that are not on multilateral lists. DATES: Effective Date: December 20, 2011. On general issues: Pamela K. Durham, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State, Telephone (202) 647–4930. For U.S. Government procurement ban issues: Eric Moore, Office of the Procurement Executive, Department of State, Telephone: (703) 875–4079. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 1, 2011, the U.S. Government determined that the measures authorized in Section 3 of the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act (Pub. L. 109–353) shall apply to the following foreign entities and persons identified in the report submitted pursuant to Section 2(a) of the Act: Belvneshpromservice (BVPS) (Belarus) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; Dalian Sunny Industries (China) [also known as: LIMMT] and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; Karl Lee (China) [also known as: Li Fang Wei]; Zibo Chemet Equipment Company (China) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; Defense Industries Organization (Iran) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; SAD Import-Export Company (Iran) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; Green Pine Associated Companies (North Korea) and any successor, subunit, or subsidiary thereof; FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 27, 2011 / Notices Army Supply Bureau (Syria) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof. Accordingly, pursuant to the provisions of the Act, the following measures are imposed on these entities: 1. No department or agency of the United States Government may procure, or enter into any contract for the procurement of any goods, technology, or services from these foreign persons, except to the extent that the Secretary of State otherwise may have determined; 2. No department or agency of the United States Government may provide any assistance to the foreign persons, and these persons shall not be eligible to participate in any assistance program of the United States Government, except to the extent that the Secretary of State otherwise may have determined; 3. No United States Government sales to the foreign persons of any item on the United States Munitions List are permitted, and all sales to these persons of any defense articles, defense services, or design and construction services under the Arms Export Control Act are terminated; and 4. No new individual licenses shall be granted for the transfer to these foreign persons of items the export of which is controlled under the Export Administration Act of 1979 of the Export Administration Regulations, and any existing such licenses are suspended. These measures shall be implemented by the responsible departments and agencies of the United States Government and will remain in place for two years from the effective date, except to the extent that the Secretary of State may subsequently determine otherwise. Dated: December 20, 2011. Thomas M. Countryman, Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation. [FR Doc. 2011–33143 Filed 12–23–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6628] sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The Secretary of State’s International Council on Women’s Business Leadership; Notice of Open Meeting The Secretary of State’s International Council on Women’s Business Leadership (ICWBL) will meet from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, in the Harry S. Truman Building at the U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC. The meeting will be hosted by U.S. VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:00 Dec 23, 2011 Jkt 226001 Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. The ICWBL serves the U.S. Government in a solely advisory capacity, and provides advice and assistance in the formulation of U.S. policy, positions, proposals and strategies for multilateral and bilateral negotiations, business outreach, and commercial diplomacy, particularly pertaining to the economic empowerment of women for global economic prosperity, where the State Department has the lead negotiating authority. The meeting will focus on Women and the Economy. Subcommittee discussions will be led by the Access to Markets Subcommittee, the Access to Finance Subcommittee, the Training and Capacity Building Subcommittee, and the Leadership Subcommittee. This meeting is open to public participation, via live webcast on the Internet at http://www.state.gov/e/eb/ adcom/icwbl/. The public is invited to submit written statements to the Secretary of State’s International Council on Women’s Business Leadership by C.O.B. January 17, 2012, by either of the following methods: Send electronic statements to the Secretary of State’s International Council on Women’s Business Leadership at SGWI_ICWBL@state.gov; send paper statements via facsimile to (202) 632–9232, attention: Secretary of State’s International Council on Women’s Business Leadership (ICWBL). All statements will be posted on the Secretary of State’s ICWBL Web site without change, including any business or personal information provided such as names, addresses, email addresses, or telephone numbers. All statements received, including attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. Meeting summaries of the Council’s discussion will be available within 90 days on the ICWBL Web site http:// www.state.gov/e/eb/adcom/icwbl/. For additional information, contact Senior Coordinator Nancy SmithNissley, Office of Economic Policy Analysis and Public Diplomacy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, at (202) 647–1682 or Smith-NissleyN@state.gov. Dated: December 20, 2011. Lorraine Hariton, Special Representative, Office of Commercial and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–33176 Filed 12–23–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–07–P PO 00000 Frm 00138 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 81005 STATE DEPARTMENT [Public Notice: 7718] International Security Advisory Board (ISAB) Meeting Notice; Closed Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 10(a)(2), the Department of State announces a meeting of the International Security Advisory Board (ISAB) to take place on February 8, 2012, at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California. Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 10(d), and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1), it has been determined that this Board meeting will be closed to the public in the interest of national defense and foreign policy because the Board will be reviewing and discussing matters properly classified in accordance with Executive Order 13526. The purpose of the ISAB is to provide the Department with a continuing source of independent advice on all aspects of arms control, disarmament, political-military affairs, international security and related aspects of public diplomacy. The agenda for this meeting will include classified discussions related to the Board’s ongoing studies on current U.S. policy and issues regarding arms control, international security, nuclear proliferation, and diplomacy. For more information, contact Richard W. Hartman II, Executive Director of the International Security Advisory Board, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, telephone: (202) 736–4290. Dated: December 14, 2011. Richard W. Hartman II, Executive Director, International Security Advisory Board, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–33178 Filed 12–23–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–24–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Determination of Trade Surplus in Certain Sugar and Syrup Goods and Sugar-Containing Products of Chile, Morocco, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Peru Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with relevant provisions of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), the Office of the United States Trade SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 7741]


Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures Against Foreign Persons, 
Including a Ban on U.S. Government Procurement

AGENCY: Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, 
Department of State.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: A determination has been made that a number of foreign 
entities and one foreign person have engaged in activities that warrant 
the imposition of measures pursuant to Section 3 of the Iran, North 
Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act. The Act provides for penalties 
on entities and individuals for the transfer to or acquisition from 
Iran since January 1, 1999, the transfer to or acquisition from Syria 
since January 1, 2005, or the transfer to or acquisition from North 
Korea since January 1, 2006, of goods, services, or technology 
controlled under multilateral control lists (Missile Technology Control 
Regime, Australia Group, Chemical Weapons Convention, Nuclear Suppliers 
Group, Wassenaar Arrangement) or otherwise having the potential to make 
a material contribution to the development of weapons of mass 
destruction (WMD) or cruise or ballistic missile systems. The latter 
category includes (a) items of the same kind as those on multilateral 
lists but falling below the control list parameters, when it is 
determined that such items have the potential of making a material 
contribution to WMD or cruise or ballistic missile systems, (b) other 
items with the potential of making such a material contribution, when 
added through case-by-case decisions, and (c) items on U.S. national 
control lists for WMD/missile reasons that are not on multilateral 
lists.

DATES:  Effective Date: December 20, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: On general issues: Pamela K. Durham, 
Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of 
State, Telephone (202) 647-4930. For U.S. Government procurement ban 
issues: Eric Moore, Office of the Procurement Executive, Department of 
State, Telephone: (703) 875-4079.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 1, 2011, the U.S. Government 
determined that the measures authorized in Section 3 of the Iran, North 
Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act (Pub. L. 109-353) shall apply to 
the following foreign entities and persons identified in the report 
submitted pursuant to Section 2(a) of the Act:
    Belvneshpromservice (BVPS) (Belarus) and any successor, sub-unit, 
or subsidiary thereof;
    Dalian Sunny Industries (China) [also known as: LIMMT] and any 
successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof;
    Karl Lee (China) [also known as: Li Fang Wei];
    Zibo Chemet Equipment Company (China) and any successor, sub-unit, 
or subsidiary thereof;
    Defense Industries Organization (Iran) and any successor, sub-unit, 
or subsidiary thereof;
    SAD Import-Export Company (Iran) and any successor, sub-unit, or 
subsidiary thereof;
    Green Pine Associated Companies (North Korea) and any successor, 
sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof;

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    Army Supply Bureau (Syria) and any successor, sub-unit, or 
subsidiary thereof.
    Accordingly, pursuant to the provisions of the Act, the following 
measures are imposed on these entities:
    1. No department or agency of the United States Government may 
procure, or enter into any contract for the procurement of any goods, 
technology, or services from these foreign persons, except to the 
extent that the Secretary of State otherwise may have determined;
    2. No department or agency of the United States Government may 
provide any assistance to the foreign persons, and these persons shall 
not be eligible to participate in any assistance program of the United 
States Government, except to the extent that the Secretary of State 
otherwise may have determined;
    3. No United States Government sales to the foreign persons of any 
item on the United States Munitions List are permitted, and all sales 
to these persons of any defense articles, defense services, or design 
and construction services under the Arms Export Control Act are 
terminated; and
    4. No new individual licenses shall be granted for the transfer to 
these foreign persons of items the export of which is controlled under 
the Export Administration Act of 1979 of the Export Administration 
Regulations, and any existing such licenses are suspended.
    These measures shall be implemented by the responsible departments 
and agencies of the United States Government and will remain in place 
for two years from the effective date, except to the extent that the 
Secretary of State may subsequently determine otherwise.

     Dated: December 20, 2011.
Thomas M. Countryman,
Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and 
Nonproliferation.
[FR Doc. 2011-33143 Filed 12-23-11; 8:45 am]
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