Presidential Determinations With Respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008, 72683-72684 [2016-25685]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 204 / Friday, October 21, 2016 / Presidential Documents 72683 Presidential Documents Presidential Determination No. 2016–14 of September 28, 2016 Presidential Determinations With Respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 Memorandum for the Secretary of State asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with O1 Pursuant to section 404(c) of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008, as amended (CSPA) (22 U.S.C. 2370c–1), I hereby determine that it is in the national interest of the United States to waive the application of the prohibition in section 404(a) of the CSPA with respect to Burma, Iraq, and Nigeria; and to waive in part the application of the prohibition in section 404(a) of the CSPA with respect to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to allow for provision of International Military Education and Training (IMET) and Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) assistance to build the DRC military’s capacity to respond to critical atrocity prevention priorities in the region such as countering the Lord’s Resistance Army and other armed groups, to the extent such assistance or support would be restricted by the CSPA; to waive in part the application of the prohibition in section 404(a) of the CSPA with respect to Rwanda to allow for the provision of IMET, PKO assistance, and non-lethal Excess Defense Articles for humanitarian and peacekeeping purposes, to the extent such assistance or support would be restricted by the CSPA; to waive in part the application of the prohibition in section 404(a) with respect to Somalia to allow for the provision of IMET, PKO assistance, and support provided pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2282, to the extent such assistance or support would be restricted by the CSPA; and to waive in part the application of the prohibition in section 404(a) with respect to South Sudan to allow for the provision of IMET, PKO assistance, and support provided pursuant to section 1208 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 (Public Law 113– 66), to the extent such assistance or support would be restricted by the CSPA. I hereby waive such provisions accordingly. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Oct 20, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\21OCO1.SGM 21OCO1 72684 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 204 / Friday, October 21, 2016 / Presidential Documents You are hereby authorized and directed to submit this determination to the Congress along with the accompanying Memorandum of Justification, and to publish the determination in the Federal Register. THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, September 28, 2016 [FR Doc. 2016–25685 Filed 10–20–16; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Oct 20, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\21OCO1.SGM 21OCO1 OB#1.EPS</GPH> asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with O1 Billing code 4710–10–P

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 204 (Friday, October 21, 2016)]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-25685]




                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 81 , No. 204 / Friday, October 21, 2016 / 
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                Presidential Determination No. 2016-14 of September 28, 
                2016

                
Presidential Determinations With Respect to the 
                Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008

                Memorandum for the Secretary of State

                Pursuant to section 404(c) of the Child Soldiers 
                Prevention Act of 2008, as amended (CSPA) (22 U.S.C. 
                2370c-1), I hereby determine that it is in the national 
                interest of the United States to waive the application 
                of the prohibition in section 404(a) of the CSPA with 
                respect to Burma, Iraq, and Nigeria; and to waive in 
                part the application of the prohibition in section 
                404(a) of the CSPA with respect to the Democratic 
                Republic of the Congo (DRC) to allow for provision of 
                International Military Education and Training (IMET) 
                and Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) assistance to build 
                the DRC military's capacity to respond to critical 
                atrocity prevention priorities in the region such as 
                countering the Lord's Resistance Army and other armed 
                groups, to the extent such assistance or support would 
                be restricted by the CSPA; to waive in part the 
                application of the prohibition in section 404(a) of the 
                CSPA with respect to Rwanda to allow for the provision 
                of IMET, PKO assistance, and non-lethal Excess Defense 
                Articles for humanitarian and peacekeeping purposes, to 
                the extent such assistance or support would be 
                restricted by the CSPA; to waive in part the 
                application of the prohibition in section 404(a) with 
                respect to Somalia to allow for the provision of IMET, 
                PKO assistance, and support provided pursuant to 10 
                U.S.C. 2282, to the extent such assistance or support 
                would be restricted by the CSPA; and to waive in part 
                the application of the prohibition in section 404(a) 
                with respect to South Sudan to allow for the provision 
                of IMET, PKO assistance, and support provided pursuant 
                to section 1208 of the National Defense Authorization 
                Act for Fiscal Year 2014 (Public Law 113-66), to the 
                extent such assistance or support would be restricted 
                by the CSPA. I hereby waive such provisions 
                accordingly.

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                You are hereby authorized and directed to submit this 
                determination to the Congress along with the 
                accompanying Memorandum of Justification, and to 
                publish the determination in the Federal Register.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    Washington, September 28, 2016

[FR Doc. 2016-25685
Filed 10-20-16; 8:45 am]
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