U.S. National Commission for UNESCO; Notice of Meeting, 83324 [2016-27958]

Download as PDF 83324 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 224 / Monday, November 21, 2016 / Notices Dated: November 9, 2016. Lawrence Romo, Director. [FR Doc. 2016–27920 Filed 11–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8015–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Notice of open Federal Interagency Task Force meeting. AGENCY: The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is issuing this notice to announce the location, date, time and agenda for the next meeting of the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES AND TIME: Wednesday, December 7, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW., Washington, DC 20416. Where: Eisenhower Conference Room, Side B, located on the Concourse level. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), SBA announces the meeting of the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development (Task Force). The Task Force is established pursuant to Executive Order 13540 to coordinate the efforts of Federal agencies to improve capital, business development opportunities, and pre-established federal contracting goals for small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans and servicedisabled veterans. Moreover, the Task Force shall coordinate administrative and regulatory activities and develop proposals relating to ‘‘six focus areas’’: (1) Improving capital access and capacity of small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans and service-disabled veterans through loans, surety bonding, and franchising; (2) ensuring achievement of the preestablished Federal contracting goals for small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans and servicedisabled veterans through expanded ´ ´ mentor-protege assistance and matching such small business concerns with contracting opportunities; (3) increasing the integrity of certifications of status as a small business concern owned and controlled by a veteran or servicedisabled veteran; (4) reducing paperwork and administrative burdens asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Nov 18, 2016 Jkt 241001 on veterans in accessing business development and entrepreneurship opportunities; (5) increasing and improving training and counseling services provided to small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans; and (6) making other improvements relating to the support for veterans business development by the Federal Government. Additional Information: This meeting is open to the public. Advance notice of attendance is requested. Anyone wishing to attend and/or make comments to the Task Force must contact SBA’s Office of Veterans Business Development no later than December 6, 2016 at veteransbusiness@sba.gov. Comments for the record should be applicable to the ‘‘six focus areas’’ of the Task Force and will be limited to five minutes in the interest of time and to accommodate as many participants as possible. Written comments should also be sent to the above email no later than December 6, 2016. Special accommodations requests should also be directed to SBA’s Office of Veterans Business Development at (202) 205– 6773 or to veteransbusiness@sba.gov. For more information on veteran owned small business programs, please visit www.sba.gov/vets. Dated: November 9, 2016. Miguel J. L’Heureux, SBA Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–27884 Filed 11–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9795] Dated: November 7, 2016. Allison Wright, Executive Director, U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, Department of State. U.S. National Commission for UNESCO; Notice of Meeting The 2016 Annual Meeting of the U.S. National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will take place on Monday, December 12, 2016, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC (2201 C Street NW.). The Commission will hold a series of informational plenary, subject-specific committee, and thematic breakout sessions and discuss final recommendations, which will be open to the public 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and from 12:30 p.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m. Members of the public who wish to attend any of these meetings or who need reasonable accommodation should contact the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO at the email address below no later than Thursday, December 8, PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2016for further information about admission, as seating is limited. Those who wish to make oral comments during the public comment section held during the afternoon session should request to be scheduled by Thursday, December 8, 2016. Each individual will be limited to five minutes, with the total oral comment period not exceeding thirty minutes. Access to the building is strictly controlled. For pre-clearance purposes, those planning to attend will need to provide full name, address, date of birth, citizenship, driver’s license or passport number, and email address. This information will greatly facilitate entry into the building. Written comments should be submitted by Tuesday, December 6, 2016 to allow time for distribution to the Commission members prior to the meeting. The National Commission may be contacted via email at DCUNESCO@ state.gov, or via phone at (202) 663– 2685. The Web site can be accessed at: http://www.state.gov/p/io/unesco/. Personal information regarding attendees is requested pursuant to Public Law 99–399 (Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986), as amended; Public Law 107–56 (USA PATRIOT Act); and Executive Order 13356. The purpose of the collection is to validate the identity of individuals who enter Department facilities. The data will be entered into the Visitor Access Control System (VACS–D) database. Please see the Security Records System of Records Notice (State-36) at https://foia.state. gov/_docs/SORN/State-36.pdf for additional information. [FR Doc. 2016–27958 Filed 11–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. EP 670 (Sub-No. 2)] Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee Vacancy Surface Transportation Board. Notice of vacancy on federal advisory committee and solicitation of nominations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Surface Transportation Board (Board) hereby gives notice of one vacancy on its Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC) for a representative of private railcar owners, lessors, or SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9795]


U.S. National Commission for UNESCO; Notice of Meeting

    The 2016 Annual Meeting of the U.S. National Commission for the 
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization 
(UNESCO) will take place on Monday, December 12, 2016, at the U.S. 
Department of State in Washington, DC (2201 C Street NW.). The 
Commission will hold a series of informational plenary, subject-
specific committee, and thematic breakout sessions and discuss final 
recommendations, which will be open to the public 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 
a.m. and from 12:30 p.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m.
    Members of the public who wish to attend any of these meetings or 
who need reasonable accommodation should contact the U.S. National 
Commission for UNESCO at the email address below no later than 
Thursday, December 8, 2016for further information about admission, as 
seating is limited. Those who wish to make oral comments during the 
public comment section held during the afternoon session should request 
to be scheduled by Thursday, December 8, 2016. Each individual will be 
limited to five minutes, with the total oral comment period not 
exceeding thirty minutes.
    Access to the building is strictly controlled. For pre-clearance 
purposes, those planning to attend will need to provide full name, 
address, date of birth, citizenship, driver's license or passport 
number, and email address. This information will greatly facilitate 
entry into the building.
    Written comments should be submitted by Tuesday, December 6, 2016 
to allow time for distribution to the Commission members prior to the 
meeting. The National Commission may be contacted via email at 
DCUNESCO@state.gov, or via phone at (202) 663-2685. The Web site can be 
accessed at: http://www.state.gov/p/io/unesco/.
    Personal information regarding attendees is requested pursuant to 
Public Law 99-399 (Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 
1986), as amended; Public Law 107-56 (USA PATRIOT Act); and Executive 
Order 13356. The purpose of the collection is to validate the identity 
of individuals who enter Department facilities. The data will be 
entered into the Visitor Access Control System (VACS-D) database. 
Please see the Security Records System of Records Notice (State-36) at 
https://foia.state.gov/_docs/SORN/State-36.pdf for additional 
information.

    Dated: November 7, 2016.
Allison Wright,
Executive Director, U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. 2016-27958 Filed 11-18-16; 8:45 am]
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