Notice of Public Meeting of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Scientific Advisory Board, 55326 [2013-22017]

Download as PDF 55326 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 10, 2013 / Notices and non-citizen nationals who complete and submit the Application for a U.S. Passport by Mail. Passport applicants can either download the DS–82 from the Internet or obtain one from an Acceptance Facility/Passport Agency. The form must be completed, signed, and submitted along with the applicant’s previous U.S. passport. U.S. citizens overseas may download the DS–82 from the Internet or obtain one from the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. As noted on the form, U.S. citizens overseas (except Canada) must apply for their passport at the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate in accordance with instructions on the Embassy/Consulate Web site. The Department estimates that these changes will not result in an increase in the current burden time of 40 minutes. Dated: August 29, 2013. Brenda S. Sprague, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2013–22019 Filed 9–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8459] Notice of Public Meeting of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Scientific Advisory Board In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the PEPFAR Scientific Advisory Board (hereinafter referred to as ‘‘the Board’’) will meet from October 2–3, 2013 at the Sheraton Crystal City at 1800 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, Virginia 22202. The meeting will last from 9 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. on October 2nd and from 9 a.m. until approximately 3 p.m. on October 3rd and is open to the public. The meeting will be hosted by the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, and led by Ambassador Eric Goosby, who leads implementation of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The Board serves the Global AIDS Coordinator in a solely advisory capacity concerning scientific, implementation, and policy issues related to the global response to HIV/ AIDS. These issues will be of concern as they influence the priorities and direction of PEPFAR evaluation and research, the content of national and international strategies and implementation, and the role of PEPFAR in international discourse sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:10 Sep 09, 2013 Jkt 229001 regarding an appropriate and resourced response. Topics for the meeting will include an update on current PEPFARfunded implementation science activities; recommendations to Ambassador Goosby on the care and treatment cascade, adherence/retention issues; and research priorities for the PEPFAR portfolio. The public may attend this meeting as seating capacity allows. Admittance to the meeting will be by means of a prearranged clearance list. 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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8459]


Notice of Public Meeting of the President's Emergency Plan for 
AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Scientific Advisory Board

SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 
the PEPFAR Scientific Advisory Board (hereinafter referred to as ``the 
Board'') will meet from October 2-3, 2013 at the Sheraton Crystal City 
at 1800 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, Virginia 22202. The meeting 
will last from 9 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. on October 2nd and 
from 9 a.m. until approximately 3 p.m. on October 3rd and is open to 
the public.
    The meeting will be hosted by the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS 
Coordinator, and led by Ambassador Eric Goosby, who leads 
implementation of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief 
(PEPFAR).
    The Board serves the Global AIDS Coordinator in a solely advisory 
capacity concerning scientific, implementation, and policy issues 
related to the global response to HIV/AIDS. These issues will be of 
concern as they influence the priorities and direction of PEPFAR 
evaluation and research, the content of national and international 
strategies and implementation, and the role of PEPFAR in international 
discourse regarding an appropriate and resourced response. Topics for 
the meeting will include an update on current PEPFAR-funded 
implementation science activities; recommendations to Ambassador Goosby 
on the care and treatment cascade, adherence/retention issues; and 
research priorities for the PEPFAR portfolio.
    The public may attend this meeting as seating capacity allows. 
Admittance to the meeting will be by means of a pre-arranged clearance 
list. In order to be placed on the list and, if applicable, to request 
reasonable accommodation, please register at www.regonline.com/pepfarsab. While the meeting is open to public attendance, the Board 
will determine procedures for public participation. Requests for 
reasonable accommodation that are made after September 25, might not be 
possible to fulfill.
    For further information about the meeting, please contact Dr. Amy 
DuBois, Acting Director of the Office of Research and Science, Office 
of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator at PEPFAR_SAB@state.gov.

    Dated: August 29, 2013.
Amy DuBois,
Acting Director, Office of Research and Science, Office of the U.S. 
Global AIDS Coordinator, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2013-22017 Filed 9-9-13; 8:45 am]
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