Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction, 6010-6011 [2020-01931]

Download as PDF 6010 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 22 / Monday, February 3, 2020 / Notices The information on SBA Form 480, Size Status Declaration, is collected from small business investment companies (SBICs) and the small businesses that receive assistance from SBICs. SBA uses the information to determine whether SBIC assistance is provided only to small business concerns as defined in the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 and in SBA size regulations. Without this information, businesses that exceed SBA’s size standards could benefit from program resources intended only for small businesses. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Solicitation of Public Comments Title: Size Status Declaration. Description of Respondents: Small Business Investment. Form Number: 480. Estimated Annual Responses: 1,350. Estimated Annual Hour Burden: 225. Curtis Rich, Management Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–01929 Filed 1–31–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8026–03–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11017] lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Foreign Affairs Policy Board Meeting Notice; Closed Meeting In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., the Department of State announces a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Policy Board to take place on March 2, 2020, at the Department of State, Washington, DC. The Foreign Affairs Policy Board reviews and assesses: (1) Global threats and opportunities; (2) trends that implicate core national security interests; (3) technology tools needed to advance the State Department’s mission; and (4) priorities and strategic frameworks for U.S. foreign policy. Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App 10(d), and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1), it has been determined that this meeting will be closed to the public as the Board will be reviewing and discussing matters properly classified in accordance with Executive Order 13526. For more information, contact Duncan Walker at (202) 647–2236. Duncan H. Walker, Designated Federal Officer, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2020–01930 Filed 1–31–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–10–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Jan 31, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice:11018] Covered Claims Under the Promoting Security and Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act of 2019 Notice of identification of method for submission of covered claims. ACTION: Section 903(b)(4) of the Promoting Security and Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act of 2019 (Div. J, Pub. L. 116–94) provides that it is the sense of Congress that (A) covered claims should be resolved in a manner that provides just compensation to the victims; (B) covered claims should be resolved and settled in favor of the victim to the fullest extent possible and without subjecting victims to unnecessary or protracted litigation; (C) the United States Government should take all practicable steps to facilitate the resolution and settlements of all covered claims, including engaging directly with the victims or their representatives and the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization; and (D) the United States Government should strongly urge the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization to commit to good-faith negotiations to resolve and settle all covered claims. Section 903(b)(2)(A) provides that the Department of State shall publish a notice in the Federal Register identifying the method by which a national of the United States, or a representative of a national of the United States, who has a covered claim, may contact the Department of State to give notice of the covered claims. Section 903(b)(2)(B) further provides that the Secretary of State, or a designee of the Secretary, shall meet (and make every effort to continue to meet on a regular basis thereafter) with any national of the United States, or a representative of a national of the United States, who has a covered claim and has informed the Department of State of the covered claim using the method established pursuant to subparagraph (A) to discuss the status of the covered claim, including the status of any settlement discussions with the Palestinian Authority or the Palestine Liberation Organization. Consistent with section 903(b)(2)(A), the Department of State hereby provides notice that nationals of the United States, or their representatives, may submit notice of and information concerning their covered claim to PalestinianClaims@state.gov by May 3, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2020. Such information shall include, at a minimum, the method by which the Department of State may contact a claimant, as well as sufficient documentation to establish that the claim constitutes a ‘‘covered claim’’ within the meaning of section 903. Section 903 defines a ‘‘covered claim’’ to mean any pending action by, or final judgment in favor of, a national of the United States, or any action by a national of the United States dismissed for lack of personal jurisdiction, under section 2333 of title 18, United States Code, against the Palestinian Authority or the Palestine Liberation Organization. In the event notice and information of a covered claim is submitted by the representative of a national of the United States, the information provided shall also include such documentation as necessary to establish the representative’s legal capacity to act on behalf of the national of the United States. Persons with questions about filing notice of a covered claim may contact the Palestinian Claims line at 202–776– 8430. Richard C. Visek, Principal Deputy Legal Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2020–02082 Filed 1–31–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–31–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11011] Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction ACTION: Notice of public meeting. The Department of State will hold an information session regarding upcoming United Nations negotiations concerning marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction. DATES: The public meeting will be held on February 25, 2020, 2:00–3:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Harry S. Truman Main State Building, Room 3940, 2201 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20520. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you would like to participate in this meeting, please send your name, organization/affiliation, email address, and phone number, as well as any requests for reasonable accommodation, to Elana Mendelson at Katz-MinkEH@ state.gov or 202–647–1073. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United Nations will convene the fourth, and possibly final, session of an Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) on SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 22 / Monday, February 3, 2020 / Notices lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) on March 23–April 4, 2020, in New York City. The UN General Assembly established the IGC to consider the recommendations of a two-year Preparatory Committee and to elaborate the text of an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of Sea on BBNJ. The IGC met for its third session August 19–30, 2019. Additional information on the BBNJ process is available at www.un.org/bbnj. We would like to invite interested stakeholders to a public meeting to share views about the BBNJ IGC, in particular to provide information to assist the U.S. Government in developing its positions. Stakeholders are invited to provide comments on the IGC President’s Draft text, available at https://www.un.org/bbnj/content/fourthsubstantive-session. We will provide a brief overview of the discussions at and outcomes of the third session of the IGC and listen to the viewpoints of U.S. stakeholders. The information obtained from this session will help the U.S. delegation prepare for participation in the upcoming IGC session. Reasonable Accommodation: This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodation should be directed to (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION) at least five days prior to the meeting date. Requests received after that date will be considered, but might not be possible to fulfill. Personal data for entry into the Harry S. Truman building 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. For further information, please see the Security Records System of Records Notice (State-36) (PDF file) at https:// www.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/ 2019/05/Security-Records-STATE36.pdf. Michael J. Layne, Acting Director, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2020–01931 Filed 1–31–20; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF STATE 16:47 Jan 31, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11016] [Public Notice:11021] Notice of Determinations; Additional Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition—Determinations: ‘‘Lucian Freud: The Self Portraits’’ Exhibition On January 21, 2020, notice was published on page 3468 of the Federal Register (volume 85, number 13) of determinations pertaining to certain objects to be included in an exhibition entitled ‘‘Lucian Freud: The Self Portraits.’’ Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that a certain additional object to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Lucian Freud: The Self Portraits,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The additional object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the additional exhibit object at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, from on or about March 1, 2020, until on or about May 25, 2020, 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. SUMMARY: Chi D. Tran, Paralegal Specialist, 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The foregoing determinations were made pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Matthew R. Lussenhop, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2020–02125 Filed 1–31–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P BILLING CODE 4710–09–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 6011 PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commission on Unalienable Rights; Notice of Open Meeting The Commission on Unalienable Rights (‘‘Commission’’) will meet from 2:00 p.m. until 5:35 p.m., on Friday, February 21 and from 1:00 p.m. until 5:05 p.m. on Thursday, March 26. Both meetings will be in Washington, DC at the State Department, 320 21st St. NW. Doors for the February 21 meeting will open at 1:00 p.m. and doors for the March 26 meeting will open at 12:00 p.m. There will not be late seating available for the March 26 meeting. Participants are asked to use the 21st Street entrance to gain access to each meeting. The March meeting will be directed by the Chair of the Commission, Ambassador Mary Ann Glendon. The Commission serves the U.S. government in a solely advisory capacity, and provides advice concerning principles related to human rights. The discussion at the February 21 meeting will include topics related to the role of human rights in American foreign policy. The discussion of the role of human rights in American foreign policy will continue on March 26, together with a discussion of new challenges for human rights. This meeting is open to the public, though seating is limited. Entry to the building is controlled. To obtain preclearance for entry, members of the public planning to attend must, no later than February 13 for the February 21 meeting, and March 18 for the March 26 meeting, provide their full name, date of birth, drivers’ license or passport number, and email address to the RSVP email address at RSVPCommission@ state.gov. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made at the same time as the notification. Late requests will be considered, but might not be possible to fulfill. This information is being collected pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 2651a and 22 U.S.C. 4802 for the purpose of screening and pre-clearing participants to enter the host venue at the U.S. Department of State, in line with standard security procedures for events of this size. The Department of State will use this information consistent with the routine uses set forth in the System of Records Notices for Protocol Records (State-33) and Security Records (State-36). See https://www.state.gov/system-ofrecords-notices-privacy-office/. Provision of this information is voluntary, but failure to provide accurate information may impede your ability to register for the event. Email E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 22 (Monday, February 3, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6010-6011]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-01931]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 11011]


Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State will hold an information session 
regarding upcoming United Nations negotiations concerning marine 
biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction.

DATES: The public meeting will be held on February 25, 2020, 2:00-3:00 
p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Harry S. Truman Main State 
Building, Room 3940, 2201 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20520.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you would like to participate in 
this meeting, please send your name, organization/affiliation, email 
address, and phone number, as well as any requests for reasonable 
accommodation, to Elana Mendelson at [email protected] or 202-647-
1073.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United Nations will convene the fourth, 
and possibly final, session of an Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) on

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the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of 
areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) on March 23-April 4, 2020, in 
New York City. The UN General Assembly established the IGC to consider 
the recommendations of a two-year Preparatory Committee and to 
elaborate the text of an international legally binding instrument under 
the United Nations Convention on the Law of Sea on BBNJ. The IGC met 
for its third session August 19-30, 2019. Additional information on the 
BBNJ process is available at www.un.org/bbnj.
    We would like to invite interested stakeholders to a public meeting 
to share views about the BBNJ IGC, in particular to provide information 
to assist the U.S. Government in developing its positions. Stakeholders 
are invited to provide comments on the IGC President's Draft text, 
available at https://www.un.org/bbnj/content/fourth-substantive-session. We will provide a brief overview of the discussions at and 
outcomes of the third session of the IGC and listen to the viewpoints 
of U.S. stakeholders. The information obtained from this session will 
help the U.S. delegation prepare for participation in the upcoming IGC 
session.
    Reasonable Accommodation: This meeting is physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or 
other reasonable accommodation should be directed to (see FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION) at least five days prior to the meeting date. Requests 
received after that date will be considered, but might not be possible 
to fulfill.
    Personal data for entry into the Harry S. Truman building 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. For further information, please see the 
Security Records System of Records Notice (State-36) (PDF file) at 
https://www.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Security-Records-STATE-36.pdf.

Michael J. Layne,
 Acting Director, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, Bureau of Oceans 
and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. 2020-01931 Filed 1-31-20; 8:45 am]
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