U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy; Notice of Meeting, 47363-47364 [2021-18212]

Download as PDF lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 161 / Tuesday, August 24, 2021 / Notices information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to October 25, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Web: Persons with access to the internet may comment on this notice by going to regulations.gov. You can search for the document by entering ‘‘Docket Number: DOS–2021–0028’’ in the search field, clicking the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button, and completing the comment form. • Email: PPTFormsOfficer@state.gov. • Regular Mail: Send written comments to: PPT Forms Officer, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services, Office of Program Management and Operational Support, 44132 Mercure Cir, P.O. Box 1199, Sterling, VA 20166–1199. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Request for Overseas U.S. Citizen Vital Records Services. • OMB Control Number: None. • Type of Request: New Collection. • Originating Office: Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services, Office of Program Management and Operational Support (CA/PPT/S/PMO/CS). • Form Number: DS–5542. • Respondents: Individuals. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 16,846. • Estimated Number of Responses: 16,846. • Average Time per Response: 40 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 11,231 hours. • Frequency: On Occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain a Benefit. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:43 Aug 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of Proposed Collection The Request for Overseas U.S. Citizen Vital Records Services is submitted to the Office of Record Services to request certified or authenticated copies of overseas U.S. citizen vital records such as Consular Reports of Birth/Death Abroad, Certificates of Witness to Marriage, and Panama Canal Zone documents pursuant to authorized requests. Requests for correction, amendment, or replacement of such vital records may be made using this form also. Methodology A PDF fillable form will be available on the Department’s website, travel.state.gov, where it can be printed for manual signature and submission. The Request for Overseas U.S. Citizen Vital Records Services form may be submitted by mail to request certified or authenticated copies of overseas U.S. citizen vital records maintained by the Office of Record Services. Requests for correction, amendment, or replacement of such vital records may be made using this form also. Amanda E. Jones, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2021–18149 Filed 8–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11504] Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Being Imported for Exhibition—Determinations: ‘‘Holbein: Capturing Character’’ Exhibition Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: I hereby determine that certain objects being imported from abroad pursuant to agreements with their foreign owners or custodians for temporary display in the exhibition ‘‘Holbein: Capturing SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47363 Character’’ at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, New York, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, are of cultural significance, and, further, that their temporary exhibition or display within the United States as aforementioned is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these determinations be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chi D. Tran, Program Administrator, 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, 2200 C Street, NW (SA–5), Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. Matthew R. Lussenhop, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2021–18157 Filed 8–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11509] U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy; Notice of Meeting The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy (ACPD) will hold a virtual public meeting from 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m., Friday, September 17, 2021. The meeting, ‘‘USAGM—Back to the Future?’’ will focus on public diplomacy and International Broadcasting. A panel of experts will discuss the nature and function of public-funded international media. This meeting is open to the public, including the media and members and staff of governmental and nongovernmental organizations. To obtain the web conference link and password please register here: https:// www.eventbrite.com/e/usagm-back-tothe-future-tickets-166807195813. To request reasonable accommodation, please email ACPD Program Assistant E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1 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)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47363-47364]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 11509]


U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy; Notice of Meeting

    The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy (ACPD) will hold a 
virtual public meeting from 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m., Friday, 
September 17, 2021. The meeting, ``USAGM--Back to the Future?'' will 
focus on public diplomacy and International Broadcasting. A panel of 
experts will discuss the nature and function of public-funded 
international media.
    This meeting is open to the public, including the media and members 
and staff of governmental and non-governmental organizations. To obtain 
the web conference link and password please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/usagm-back-to-the-future-tickets-166807195813. To 
request reasonable accommodation, please email ACPD Program Assistant

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Kristy Zamary at [email protected]. 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/under-secretary-for-public-diplomacy-and-public-affairs/united-states-advisory-commission-on-public-diplomacy/, or contact Executive Director 
Vivian S. Walker at [email protected] or Senior Advisor Deneyse 
Kirkpatrick at [email protected].

Vivian S. Walker,
Executive Director, U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, 
Department of State.
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