U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, 55257 [2016-19632]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 160 / Thursday, August 18, 2016 / Notices filed at the address listed above or other locally announced locations. The following areas have been determined to be adversely affected by the disaster: Primary Counties: Howard. Contiguous Counties: Maryland: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Montgomery, Prince Georges. The Interest Rates are: Percent For Physical Damage: Homeowners with Credit Available Elsewhere ...................... Homeowners without Credit Available Elsewhere .............. Businesses with Credit Available Elsewhere ...................... Businesses without Credit Available Elsewhere .............. Non-Profit Organizations with Credit Available Elsewhere ... Non-Profit Organizations without Credit Available Elsewhere ..................................... For Economic Injury: Businesses & Small Agricultural Cooperatives without Credit Available Elsewhere .............. Non-Profit Organizations without Credit Available Elsewhere ..................................... 3.125 1.563 6.250 4.000 2.625 2.625 4.000 2.625 The number assigned to this disaster for physical damage is 14799 6 and for economic injury is 14800 0. The State which received an EIDL Declaration # is Maryland. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Spreading Canvas: Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, from on or about September 15, 2016, until on or about December 4, 2016, 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 list of the imported objects, contact the Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs in the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202– 632–6471; email: section2459@ state.gov). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA–5, Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. Dated: August 10, 2016. Mark Taplin, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2016–19740 Filed 8–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P Dated: August 10, 2016. Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator. DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9673] [FR Doc. 2016–19760 Filed 8–17–16; 8:45 am] U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy BILLING CODE 8025–01–P ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9674] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Spreading Canvas: EighteenthCentury British Marine Painting’’ Exhibition 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), E.O. 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, Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:05 Aug 17, 2016 Jkt 238001 Notice of meeting. The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy will hold a public meeting from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 20, 2016 in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 106 (on Constitution Ave. NE. between 1st and 2nd Streets, NE) in Washington, DC 20515. The meeting will be on the ‘‘2016 Comprehensive Annual Report on Public Diplomacy and International Broadcasting ’’ and will feature findings from the Commission’s Congressionallymandated report. Representatives from the State Department and the Broadcasting Board of Governors will be in attendance to discuss it, which focuses on both Washington and fielddirected activities. PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 55257 This meeting is open to the public, members and staff of Congress, the State Department, Defense Department, the media, and other governmental and non-governmental organizations. To attend and make any requests for reasonable accommodation, email pdcommission@state.gov by 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Please arrive for the meeting by 9:45 a.m. to allow for a prompt meeting start. The United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy appraises U.S. Government activities intended to understand, inform, and influence foreign publics. The Advisory Commission may conduct studies, inquiries, and meetings, as it deems necessary. It may assemble and disseminate information and issue reports and other publications, subject to the approval of the Chairperson, in consultation with the Executive Director. The Advisory Commission may undertake foreign travel in pursuit of its studies and coordinate, sponsor, or oversee projects, studies, events, or other activities that it deems desirable and necessary in fulfilling its functions. The Commission consists of seven members appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The members of the Commission shall represent the public interest and shall be selected from a cross section of educational, communications, cultural, scientific, technical, public service, labor, business, and professional backgrounds. Not more than four members shall be from any one political party. The President designates a member to chair the Commission. The current members of the Commission are: Mr. William Hybl of Colorado, Chairman; Ambassador Lyndon Olson of Texas, Vice Chairman; Mr. Sim Farar of California, Vice Chairman; Ambassador Penne KorthPeacock of Texas; Anne Terman Wedner of Illinois; and Ms. Georgette Mosbacher of New York. One seat on the Commission is currently vacant. The following individual has been nominated to the Commission but awaits Senate confirmation as of this writing: Douglas Wilson of Delaware. To request further information about the meeting or the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, you may contact its Senior Advisor, Chris Hensman, at HensmanCD@state.gov. Dated: August 15, 2016. Katherine Brown, Executive Director, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2016–19632 Filed 8–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–45–P E:\FR\FM\18AUN1.SGM 18AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 160 (Thursday, August 18, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9673]


U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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    The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy will hold a public 
meeting from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 20, 2016 
in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 106 (on Constitution Ave. 
NE. between 1st and 2nd Streets, NE) in Washington, DC 20515.
    The meeting will be on the ``2016 Comprehensive Annual Report on 
Public Diplomacy and International Broadcasting '' and will feature 
findings from the Commission's Congressionally-mandated report. 
Representatives from the State Department and the Broadcasting Board of 
Governors will be in attendance to discuss it, which focuses on both 
Washington and field-directed activities.
    This meeting is open to the public, members and staff of Congress, 
the State Department, Defense Department, the media, and other 
governmental and non-governmental organizations. To attend and make any 
requests for reasonable accommodation, email pdcommission@state.gov by 
5 p.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Please arrive for the meeting 
by 9:45 a.m. to allow for a prompt meeting start.
    The United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy appraises 
U.S. Government activities intended to understand, inform, and 
influence foreign publics. The Advisory Commission may conduct studies, 
inquiries, and meetings, as it deems necessary. It may assemble and 
disseminate information and issue reports and other publications, 
subject to the approval of the Chairperson, in consultation with the 
Executive Director. The Advisory Commission may undertake foreign 
travel in pursuit of its studies and coordinate, sponsor, or oversee 
projects, studies, events, or other activities that it deems desirable 
and necessary in fulfilling its functions.
    The Commission consists of seven members appointed by the 
President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The 
members of the Commission shall represent the public interest and shall 
be selected from a cross section of educational, communications, 
cultural, scientific, technical, public service, labor, business, and 
professional backgrounds. Not more than four members shall be from any 
one political party. The President designates a member to chair the 
Commission.
    The current members of the Commission are: Mr. William Hybl of 
Colorado, Chairman; Ambassador Lyndon Olson of Texas, Vice Chairman; 
Mr. Sim Farar of California, Vice Chairman; Ambassador Penne Korth-
Peacock of Texas; Anne Terman Wedner of Illinois; and Ms. Georgette 
Mosbacher of New York. One seat on the Commission is currently vacant.
    The following individual has been nominated to the Commission but 
awaits Senate confirmation as of this writing: Douglas Wilson of 
Delaware.
    To request further information about the meeting or the U.S. 
Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, you may contact its Senior 
Advisor, Chris Hensman, at HensmanCD@state.gov.

    Dated: August 15, 2016.
Katherine Brown,
Executive Director, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2016-19632 Filed 8-17-16; 8:45 am]
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