Title Bureau of International Organization Affairs Stakeholder Listening Session in Preparation for the September 2021 UN Food Systems Summit, 47364 [2021-17889]

Download as PDF 47364 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 161 / Tuesday, August 24, 2021 / Notices Kristy Zamary at ZamaryKK@state.gov. Please send any request for reasonable accommodation no later than September 8, 2021. Requests received after that date will be considered but might not be possible to fulfill. Attendees should plan to enter the web conference waiting room by 11:50 a.m. to allow for a prompt start. Since 1948, the ACPD has been charged with appraising activities intended to understand, inform, and influence foreign publics and to increase the understanding of, and support for, these same activities. The ACPD conducts research that provides honest assessments of public diplomacy efforts, and disseminates findings through reports, white papers, and other publications. It also holds public symposiums that generate informed discussions on public diplomacy issues and events. The Commission reports to the President, Secretary of State, and Congress and is supported by the Office of the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. For more information on the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, please visit https:// www.state.gov/bureaus-offices/undersecretary-for-public-diplomacy-andpublic-affairs/united-states-advisorycommission-on-public-diplomacy/, or contact Executive Director Vivian S. Walker at WalkerVS@state.gov or Senior Advisor Deneyse Kirkpatrick at kirkpatrickda2@state.gov. SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD The listening session will be held on Friday, September 3, 2021, from 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). Please register by Thursday, August 26, 2021. Registration is required for the event. Please send your full name, email address, organization, and any requests for reasonable accommodation to UNFSS@state.gov to register. Please RSVP no later than Thursday, August 26, 2021. West Belt Railway LLC (WBRY) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 C.FR part 1152 subpart F— Exempt Abandonments and Discontinuances of Service to discontinue service over an approximately 0.1-mile segment of rail line between milepost 0.7 (near Bodine Industrial Drive crossing) and milepost 0.8 (the end of the line) in St. Louis County, Mo. (the Line).1 The Line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Code 63114. WBRY has certified that: (1) It has moved no local traffic over the Line in at least two years; (2) any overhead traffic can be rerouted; (3) no formal complaint filed by a user of rail service on the Line (or a state or local government entity acting on behalf of such user) regarding cessation of service over the Line either is pending with the Surface Transportation Board or any U.S. District Court or has been decided in favor of a complainant within the two-year period; and (4) the requirements at 49 CFR 1105.12 (newspaper publication) and 49 CFR 1152.50(d)(1) (notice to governmental agencies) have been met. As a condition to this exemption, any employee adversely affected by the discontinuance of service shall be protected under Oregon Short Line Railroad—Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). To address whether this condition adequately protects affected employees, a petition for partial revocation under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) must be filed. Provided no formal expression of intent to file an offer of financial assistance (OFA) 2 to subsidize continued rail service has been received, this exemption will be effective on September 23, 2021, unless stayed pending reconsideration. Petitions to stay that do not involve DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact Claire Crites, Office Management Specialist, the Bureau of International Organization Affairs at telephone number 202–647–0154 or via email at UNFSS@state.gov. Title Bureau of International Organization Affairs Stakeholder Listening Session in Preparation for the September 2021 UN Food Systems Summit The Stakeholder Listening Session will help U.S. departments and agencies prepare for the UN Food Systems Summit by taking full advantage of the knowledge, ideas, feedback, and suggestions from all communities interested in, and affected by, agenda items to be discussed at the UN Food Systems Summit. Your input will contribute to U.S. positions as we engage on food systems topics with our international colleagues. The listening session will be organized by agenda item, and participation is welcome from stakeholder communities, including: • Organizations with an interest in food systems and food security • State, local, and Tribal groups; • Private industry; • Academic and scientific organizations. Written comments are welcome and encouraged, even if you are planning on attending the virtual session. Please send written comments to the email address: UNFSS@state.gov. Notice of listening session for the UN Food Systems Summit. (Authority: 22 U.S.C. 2656, 2651a; and 5 U.S.C. 551 et seq.) The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Organization Affairs (IO)—which is responsible for coordinating the U.S. government’s engagement in the UN Food Systems Summit in September 2021—will hold an informal Stakeholder Listening Session, along with the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department Monique Nowicki, Food Systems Summit Coordinator, Office of Economic and Development Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, U.S. Department of State. Vivian S. Walker, Executive Director, U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2021–18212 Filed 8–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–45–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11507] ACTION: SUMMARY: lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 of Agriculture, on Friday, September 3, 2021, from 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. ET. The listening session will be held virtually, and the meeting link will be shared with registered participants prior to the session. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:43 Aug 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2021–17889 Filed 8–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–19–P PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [Docket No. AB 1318X)] West Belt Railway LLC— Discontinuance of Service Exemption—in St. Louis County, Mo. 1 Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis, which, according to WBRY, leases the Line to WBRY, has filed a verified notice of exemption to abandon the Line. See Terminal R.R. Ass’n of St. Louis—Aban. Exemption—in St. Louis Cnty., Mo., AB 122 (Sub-No. 2X) (STB served Aug. 16, 2021) (86 FR 45,796). 2 Persons interested in submitting an OFA to subsidize continued rail service must first file a formal expression of intent to file an offer, indicating the intent to file an OFA for subsidy and demonstrating that they are preliminarily financially responsible. See 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2)(i). E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 161 (Tuesday, August 24, 2021)]
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[FR Doc No: 2021-17889]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 11507]


Title Bureau of International Organization Affairs Stakeholder 
Listening Session in Preparation for the September 2021 UN Food Systems 
Summit

ACTION: Notice of listening session for the UN Food Systems Summit.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International 
Organization Affairs (IO)--which is responsible for coordinating the 
U.S. government's engagement in the UN Food Systems Summit in September 
2021--will hold an informal Stakeholder Listening Session, along with 
the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department 
of Agriculture, on Friday, September 3, 2021, from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 
p.m. ET. The listening session will be held virtually, and the meeting 
link will be shared with registered participants prior to the session.

DATES: The listening session will be held on Friday, September 3, 2021, 
from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). Please register by 
Thursday, August 26, 2021. Registration is required for the event. 
Please send your full name, email address, organization, and any 
requests for reasonable accommodation to [email protected] to register. 
Please RSVP no later than Thursday, August 26, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact Claire Crites, Office 
Management Specialist, the Bureau of International Organization Affairs 
at telephone number 202-647-0154 or via email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Stakeholder Listening Session will help 
U.S. departments and agencies prepare for the UN Food Systems Summit by 
taking full advantage of the knowledge, ideas, feedback, and 
suggestions from all communities interested in, and affected by, agenda 
items to be discussed at the UN Food Systems Summit. Your input will 
contribute to U.S. positions as we engage on food systems topics with 
our international colleagues. The listening session will be organized 
by agenda item, and participation is welcome from stakeholder 
communities, including:
     Organizations with an interest in food systems and food 
security
     State, local, and Tribal groups;
     Private industry;
     Academic and scientific organizations.
    Written comments are welcome and encouraged, even if you are 
planning on attending the virtual session. Please send written comments 
to the email address: [email protected].

(Authority: 22 U.S.C. 2656, 2651a; and 5 U.S.C. 551 et seq.)

Monique Nowicki,
Food Systems Summit Coordinator, Office of Economic and Development 
Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, U.S. Department 
of State.
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