President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa: Meeting of the President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, 14095 [2015-06173]

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Electronic Submissions Submit statements electronically to Tricia Van Orden, Executive Secretary, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, via email: dbia@ trade.gov. b. Paper Submissions The President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (Council) will hold a meeting to deliberate on recommendations related to strengthening commercial engagement between the United States and Africa. Topics may include: mobilizing capital, risk mitigation, trade facilitation, cold chain development, renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), infrastructure development, and developing and marketing export resources for U.S. small- and medium-sized businesses. The final agenda will be posted at least SUMMARY: one week in advance of the meeting on the Council’s Web site at http:// trade.gov/pac-dbia. DATES: April 8, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. (ET) ADDRESSES: The President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa meeting will be broadcast via live webcast on the Internet at http:// whitehouse.gov/live. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tricia Van Orden, Executive Secretary, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 202–482–5876, email: dbia@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: President Barack Obama directed the Secretary of Commerce to establish the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa by Executive Order No. 13675 dated August 5, 2014. The Council was established by Charter on November 3, 2014, to advise the President, through the Secretary of Commerce, on strengthening commercial engagement between the United States and Africa, with a focus on advancing the President’s Doing Business in Africa Campaign as described in the U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa of June 14, 2012. This Council is established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. Public Submissions: The public is invited to submit written statements to the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa. Statements must be received by COB April 3, 2015, by either of the following methods: Send paper statements to Tricia Van Orden, Executive Secretary, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa: Meeting 
of the President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of an Open Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa 
(Council) will hold a meeting to deliberate on recommendations related 
to strengthening commercial engagement between the United States and 
Africa. Topics may include: mobilizing capital, risk mitigation, trade 
facilitation, cold chain development, renewal of the African Growth and 
Opportunity Act (AGOA), infrastructure development, and developing and 
marketing export resources for U.S. small- and medium-sized businesses. 
The final agenda will be posted at least one week in advance of the 
meeting on the Council's Web site at http://trade.gov/pac-dbia.

DATES: April 8, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. (ET)

ADDRESSES: The President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa 
meeting will be broadcast via live webcast on the Internet at http://whitehouse.gov/live.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tricia Van Orden, Executive Secretary, 
President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, Room 4043, 
1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 202-482-
5876, email: dbia@trade.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: President Barack Obama directed the Secretary of 
Commerce to establish the President's Advisory Council on Doing 
Business in Africa by Executive Order No. 13675 dated August 5, 2014. 
The Council was established by Charter on November 3, 2014, to advise 
the President, through the Secretary of Commerce, on strengthening 
commercial engagement between the United States and Africa, with a 
focus on advancing the President's Doing Business in Africa Campaign as 
described in the U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa of June 14, 
2012. This Council is established in accordance with the provisions of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App.
    Public Submissions: The public is invited to submit written 
statements to the President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in 
Africa. Statements must be received by COB April 3, 2015, by either of 
the following methods:

a. Electronic Submissions

    Submit statements electronically to Tricia Van Orden, Executive 
Secretary, President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, 
via email: dbia@trade.gov.

b. Paper Submissions

    Send paper statements to Tricia Van Orden, Executive Secretary, 
President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, Room 4043, 
1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230.
    Statements will be provided to the members in advance of the 
meeting for consideration and also will be posted on the President's 
Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa Web site (http://trade.gov/pac-dbia) 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 publicly available.
    Meeting minutes: Copies of the Council's meeting minutes will be 
available within ninety (90) days of the meeting on the Council's Web 
site at http://trade.gov/pac-dbia.

    Dated: March 10, 2015.
Tricia Van Orden,
Executive Secretary, President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in 
Africa.
[FR Doc. 2015-06173 Filed 3-17-15; 8:45 am]
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