Overseas Schools Advisory Council Notice of Meeting, 57812 [2017-26366]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 57812 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 234 / Thursday, December 7, 2017 / Notices Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017 (Div. J, Pub. L. 115–31), I hereby certify that the central government of El Salvador is taking effective steps, which are in addition to those steps taken since the certification and report submitted during the prior year, to: • Work cooperatively with an autonomous, publicly accountable entity to provide oversight of the Plan; • Combat corruption, including investigating and prosecuting current and former government officials credibly alleged to be corrupt; • Implement reforms, policies, and programs to improve transparency and strengthen public institutions, including increasing the capacity and independence of the judiciary and the Office of the Attorney General; • Implement a policy to ensure that local communities, civil society organizations (including indigenous and other marginalized groups), and local governments are consulted in the design, and participate in the implementation and evaluation of, activities of the Plan that affect such communities, organizations, and governments; • Counter the activities of criminal gangs, drug traffickers, and organized crime; • Investigate and prosecute in the civilian justice system government personnel, including military and police personnel, who are credibly alleged to have violated human rights, and ensure that such personnel are cooperating in such cases; • Cooperate with commissions against corruption and impunity and with regional human rights entities; • Support programs to reduce poverty, expand education and vocational training for at-risk youth, create jobs, and promote equitable economic growth particularly in areas contributing to large numbers of migrants; • Implement a plan that includes goals, benchmarks and timelines to create a professional, accountable civilian police force and end the role of the military in internal policing, and make such plan available to the Department of State; • Protect the right of political opposition parties, journalists, trade unionists, human rights defenders, and other civil society activists to operate without interference; • Increase government revenues, including by implementing tax reforms and strengthening customs agencies; and • Resolve commercial disputes, including the confiscation of real VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:50 Dec 06, 2017 Jkt 244001 property, between United States entities and such government. This certification shall be published in the Federal Register and, along with the accompanying Memorandum of Justification, shall be reported to Congress. Dated: November 29, 2017. Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2017–26428 Filed 12–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–29–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 10224] Overseas Schools Advisory Council Notice of Meeting The Overseas Schools Advisory Council, Department of State, will hold its Annual Committee Meeting on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. in Conference Room 1105, Department of State Building, 2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public and will last until approximately 12:00 p.m. The Overseas Schools Advisory Council works closely with the U.S. business community in improving those American-sponsored schools overseas that are assisted by the Department of State and attended by dependents of U.S. government employees, and the children of employees of U.S. corporations and foundations abroad. This meeting will deal with issues related to the work and the support provided by the Overseas Schools Advisory Council to the Americansponsored overseas schools. There will be a report and discussion about the status of the Council-sponsored projects: Child Protection Project and Special Needs Project. The Regional Education Officers in the Office of Overseas Schools will make presentations on the activities and initiatives in the American-sponsored overseas schools. Members of the public may attend the meeting and join in the discussion, subject to the instructions of the Chair. Admittance of public members will be limited to the seating available. Access to the State Department is controlled, and individual building passes are required for all attendees. Persons who plan to attend should advise the office of Mr. Thomas Shearer, Department of State, Office of Overseas Schools, telephone 202–261–8200, prior to January 11, 2018. Each visitor will be asked to provide his/her date of birth and either driver’s license or passport number at the time of registration and PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 attendance, and must carry a valid photo ID to the meeting. Personal data 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:// www.state.gov/documents/organization/ 242611.pdf for additional information. Any requests for reasonable accommodation should be made at the time of registration. All such requests will be considered, however, requests made after January 11th might not be possible to fill. All attendees must use the C Street entrance to the building. Thomas Shearer, Executive Secretary, Overseas Schools Advisory Council. [FR Doc. 2017–26366 Filed 12–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–24–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10221] Certification Pursuant to Section 7045(a)(4)(B) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017 (DIV. J, Pub. L. 115–31) By virtue of the authority vested in me as the Secretary of State, including pursuant to section 7045(a)(4)(B) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017 (Div. J, Pub. L. 115–31), I hereby certify that the central government of Honduras is taking effective steps, which are in addition to those steps taken since the certification and report submitted during the prior year, to: • Work cooperatively with an autonomous, publicly accountable entity to provide oversight of the Plan; • combat corruption, including investigating and prosecuting current and former government officials credibly alleged to be corrupt; • implement reforms, policies, and programs to improve transparency and strengthen public institutions, including increasing the capacity and independence of the judiciary and the Office of the Attorney General; • implement a policy to ensure that local communities, civil society organizations (including indigenous and E:\FR\FM\07DEN1.SGM 07DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 234 (Thursday, December 7, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Page 57812]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-26366]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 10224]


Overseas Schools Advisory Council Notice of Meeting

    The Overseas Schools Advisory Council, Department of State, will 
hold its Annual Committee Meeting on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at 
9:30 a.m. in Conference Room 1105, Department of State Building, 2201 C 
Street NW., Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public and will 
last until approximately 12:00 p.m.
    The Overseas Schools Advisory Council works closely with the U.S. 
business community in improving those American-sponsored schools 
overseas that are assisted by the Department of State and attended by 
dependents of U.S. government employees, and the children of employees 
of U.S. corporations and foundations abroad.
    This meeting will deal with issues related to the work and the 
support provided by the Overseas Schools Advisory Council to the 
American-sponsored overseas schools. There will be a report and 
discussion about the status of the Council-sponsored projects: Child 
Protection Project and Special Needs Project. The Regional Education 
Officers in the Office of Overseas Schools will make presentations on 
the activities and initiatives in the American-sponsored overseas 
schools.
    Members of the public may attend the meeting and join in the 
discussion, subject to the instructions of the Chair. Admittance of 
public members will be limited to the seating available. Access to the 
State Department is controlled, and individual building passes are 
required for all attendees. Persons who plan to attend should advise 
the office of Mr. Thomas Shearer, Department of State, Office of 
Overseas Schools, telephone 202-261-8200, prior to January 11, 2018. 
Each visitor will be asked to provide his/her date of birth and either 
driver's license or passport number at the time of registration and 
attendance, and must carry a valid photo ID to the meeting.
    Personal data 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://www.state.gov/documents/organization/242611.pdf for additional information.
    Any requests for reasonable accommodation should be made at the 
time of registration. All such requests will be considered, however, 
requests made after January 11th might not be possible to fill. All 
attendees must use the C Street entrance to the building.

Thomas Shearer,
Executive Secretary, Overseas Schools Advisory Council.
[FR Doc. 2017-26366 Filed 12-6-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4710-24-P