Notice of Closed Meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee, 9030 [2014-03298]

Download as PDF 9030 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 31 / Friday, February 14, 2014 / Notices Dated: February 7, 2014. Kelly Keiderling, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–03296 Filed 2–13–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8631] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Closed Meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee There will be a closed meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee on Thursday, March 13, and Friday, March 14, 2014, at the Department of State, Annex 5, 2200 C Street NW., Washington, DC. The Committee will conduct interim reviews of the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Italy Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Categories of Archaeological Material Representing the Pre-Classical, Classical and Imperial Roman Periods of Italy, and the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Colombia Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Archaeological Materials from the PreColumbian Cultures and Certain Ecclesiastical Material from the Colonial Period of Colombia. Public comment, oral and written, will be invited at a time in the future should either or both of these Memoranda of Understanding be proposed for extension. The Committee’s responsibilities are carried out in accordance with provisions of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act (19 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.). The text of the Act and Memoranda of Understanding, as well as related information, may be found at http:// culturalheritage.state.gov. This meeting will be closed pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) and 19 U.S.C. 2605(h), the latter of which stipulates that ‘‘The provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act . . . shall apply to the [Cultural Property Advisory] Committee except that the requirements of subsections (a) and (b) of section 10 and 11 of such Act (relating to open meetings, public notice, public participation, and public availability of documents) shall not apply to the Committee, whenever and to the extent it is determined by the President or his designee that the disclosure of matters involved in the VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:47 Feb 13, 2014 Jkt 232001 Committee’s proceedings would compromise the Government’s negotiation objectives or bargaining positions on the negotiations of any agreement authorized by this title.’’ Pursuant to law, executive order, and delegation of authority, I have made such a determination. Dated: February 7, 2014. Evan Ryan, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–03298 Filed 2–13–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8632] Provision of Certain Temporary Sanctions Relief Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The United States Government (USG) is issuing temporary waivers of certain sanctions to allow for a discrete range of transactions related to the provision of satellite connectivity services to the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB). The USG is issuing these waivers based on Iran’s commitment to ensure that harmful satellite interference does not emanate from its territory, and verification by the USG that harmful satellite interference is not currently emanating from the territory of Iran. DATES: The effective dates of these waiver actions are as described in the determinations set forth below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: On general issues: John Hughes, Office of Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation, Department of State, Telephone: (202) 647–7489. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Acting under the authorities vested in me as Secretary of State, I hereby make the following determinations and certifications: SUMMARY: Pursuant to Sections 1244(i), 1245(g), 1246(e), and 1247(f) of the Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012 (subtitle D of title XII of Public Law 112–239, 22 U.S.C. 8801 et seq.) (IFCA) and the Delegation of Certain Functions and Authorities under IFCA, 78 Fed. Reg. 35545 (June 13, 2013), I determine that it is vital to the national security of the United States to waive the imposition of sanctions pursuant to: 1. Section 1244(c)(1) of IFCA 1 to the extent required for: 1 Pursuant to section 1244(c)(2)(C)(iii) of IFCA, the relevant sanction in Section 1244(c)(1) PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 a. Transactions involving the provision of ground connectivity services using earth stations and fiber optic connections outside of Iran and the provision and management of satellite capacity for sale or resale to the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), where such ground connectivity services and satellite capacity are to be used for the provision to Iran of public international telecommunications services, and; b. transactions involving the provision of the following related administrative services to, or for the benefit of, the IRIB, to the extent such services are necessary to establish and maintain ground and satellite connectivity with IRIB: Standard operational support, including coordinating with in-country personnel on matters such as configuring ground and earth station equipment to access space segment capacity; marketing services; billing services; and legal services, and excluding any transactions involving persons other than IRIB on the SDN List. 2. Section 1246(a) of IFCA 2 to the extent required for: a. Transactions involving the provision of ground connectivity services using earth stations and fiber optic connections outside of Iran and the provision and management of satellite capacity for sale or resale to the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), where such ground connectivity services and satellite capacity are to be used for the provision to Iran of public international telecommunications services, and; b. transactions involving the provision of the following related administrative services to, or for the benefit of, the IRIB, to the extent such services are necessary to establish and maintain ground and satellite connectivity with IRIB: Standard operational support, including coordinating with in-country personnel on matters such as configuring ground and earth station equipment to access space segment capacity; marketing services; billing services; and legal services, and excluding any transactions involving persons other than IRIB on the SDN List. 3. Section 1247(a) of IFCA 3 to the extent required for: a. Transactions involving the provision of ground connectivity services using earth continues not to apply, by its terms, in the case of Iranian financial institutions that have not been designated for the imposition of sanctions in connection with Iran’s proliferation of weapons of mass destruction or delivery systems for weapons of mass destruction, support for international terrorism, or abuses of human rights (as described in section 1244(c)(3)). 2 Pursuant to section 1246(a)(1)(C) of IFCA, the relevant sanction in Section 1246(a)(1)(C) continues not to apply, by its terms, in the case of Iranian financial institutions that have not been designated for the imposition of sanctions in connection with Iran’s proliferation of weapons of mass destruction or delivery systems for weapons of mass destruction, support for international terrorism, or abuses of human rights (as described in section 1246(b)). 3 Pursuant to section 1247(a) of IFCA, the relevant sanction in Section 1247(a) still continues not to apply, by its terms, in the case of Iranian financial institutions that have not been designated for the imposition of sanctions in connection with Iran’s proliferation of weapons of mass destruction or delivery systems for weapons of mass destruction, support for international terrorism, or abuses of human rights (as described in section 1247(b)). 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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8631]


Notice of Closed Meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory 
Committee

    There will be a closed meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory 
Committee on Thursday, March 13, and Friday, March 14, 2014, at the 
Department of State, Annex 5, 2200 C Street NW., Washington, DC.
    The Committee will conduct interim reviews of the Memorandum of 
Understanding Between the Government of the United States of America 
and the Government of the Republic of Italy Concerning the Imposition 
of Import Restrictions on Categories of Archaeological Material 
Representing the Pre-Classical, Classical and Imperial Roman Periods of 
Italy, and the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of 
the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of 
Colombia Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on 
Archaeological Materials from the Pre-Columbian Cultures and Certain 
Ecclesiastical Material from the Colonial Period of Colombia. Public 
comment, oral and written, will be invited at a time in the future 
should either or both of these Memoranda of Understanding be proposed 
for extension.
    The Committee's responsibilities are carried out in accordance with 
provisions of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act 
(19 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.). The text of the Act and Memoranda of 
Understanding, as well as related information, may be found at http://culturalheritage.state.gov.
    This meeting will be closed pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) and 
19 U.S.C. 2605(h), the latter of which stipulates that ``The provisions 
of the Federal Advisory Committee Act . . . shall apply to the 
[Cultural Property Advisory] Committee except that the requirements of 
subsections (a) and (b) of section 10 and 11 of such Act (relating to 
open meetings, public notice, public participation, and public 
availability of documents) shall not apply to the Committee, whenever 
and to the extent it is determined by the President or his designee 
that the disclosure of matters involved in the Committee's proceedings 
would compromise the Government's negotiation objectives or bargaining 
positions on the negotiations of any agreement authorized by this 
title.''
    Pursuant to law, executive order, and delegation of authority, I 
have made such a determination.

    Dated: February 7, 2014.
Evan Ryan,
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2014-03298 Filed 2-13-14; 8:45 am]
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