Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction, 56785-56786 [2024-15140]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 89, No. 132 / Wednesday, July 10, 2024 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reed Liriano, Program Coordinator, 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, Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000, and Delegation of Authority No. 523 of December 22, 2021. Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to Thales Dus, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services (CA/ OCS/MSU), U.S. Department of State, 600, 19th Street NW, Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached at mail to: DusT@state.gov or by phone at 202– 485–6020. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Border Crossing Survey—U.S. Embassy Jerusalem Reporting Form. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0260. • Type of Request: Renewal of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services (CA/OCS). • Form Number: None. • Respondents: U.S. citizens. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,293. • Estimated Number of Responses: 3,293. • Average Time per Response: 20 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 1,098 hours. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. 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. • 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. Nicole L. Elkon, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Professional and Cultural Exchanges, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2024–15064 Filed 7–9–24; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 12450] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Border Crossing Survey— U.S. Embassy Jerusalem Reporting Form Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. ACTION: The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. 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 30 days for public comment. DATES: Submit comments up to August 9, 2024. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. ddrumheller on DSK120RN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Jul 09, 2024 Jkt 262001 Abstract of Proposed Collection The Government of Israel (GOI) and the United States signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Extension of Reciprocal Privileges and the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) in July 2023. This collection is used to monitor the GOI’s commitment to PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56785 provide non-discriminatory treatment of all U.S. Citizens traveling through Israeli controlled ports of entry and checkpoints in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza and to be able to fully assess whether Israel is meeting the VWP reciprocity requirement as laid out in the MOU. This online survey is to allow U.S. Citizens to easily and voluntarily report their experiences seeking entry into Israel, including instances of discrimination, to the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. U.S. Citizens complete the form electronically, allowing for immediate and automatic date collection of form responses. Methodology This information will be collected via Microsoft survey. Elizabeth Gracon, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs/Office of Citizen Services, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2024–15068 Filed 7–9–24; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 12454] Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction ACTION: Notice of public meeting. The Department of State will hold an information session regarding the Agreement under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ Agreement). DATES: The public meeting will be held via WebEx on July 17, 2023, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EDT. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you would like to participate in this meeting, please provide your (1) name, (2) organization/affiliation, and (3) email address and phone number, to Samantha Emmert at emmertsa@ state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of State will hold a public meeting at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17, 2024, to discuss the Agreement under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ). This public meeting will be held by way of WebEx, with a capacity of up to 1,000 members of the public to participate. To RSVP, participants should contact the meeting coordinator, Samantha Emmert, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10JYN1.SGM 10JYN1 56786 Federal Register / Vol. 89, No. 132 / Wednesday, July 10, 2024 / Notices by email at emmertsa@state.gov for log on and dial-in information, and to request reasonable accommodation. Requests for reasonable accommodation received after July 16, 2024, will be considered but might not be possible to fulfill. The BBNJ Agreement was adopted by the BBNJ Intergovernmental Conference on June 19, 2023, at the United Nations, and the United States signed the BBNJ Agreement on September 20, 2023, the day it opened for signature. In April 2024, the United Nations established a Preparatory Commission to prepare for the entry into force of the Agreement and to prepare for the convening of the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Agreement. An Organizational Meeting of the Preparatory Commission was held at the United Nations June 24–26, 2024. Additional information on the BBNJ Agreement is available at https:// www.un.org/bbnjagreement/en. We are inviting interested U.S. persons and entities to this virtual public meeting to share views about the BBNJ Agreement. We will provide information regarding ratifications by other countries, an update on domestic processes, and a read-out from the BBNJ Preparatory Commission’s Organizational Meeting. The information obtained from this session will help the U.S. government in its preparations for the next steps related to the Agreement, including engagement in the Preparatory Commission. Authority: 22 U.S.C. 2656. Jennifer L. Becker, Deputy Director, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2024–15140 Filed 7–9–24; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 12449] Notice of Department of State Sanctions Actions Pursuant to the Executive Order Reimposing Certain Sanctions With Respect to Iran The Department of State is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on the Department of the Treasury’s List of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List) administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) based on the Department of State’s determination, in consultation with other departments, as appropriate, that one or more applicable legal criteria of the Executive Order reimposing certain sanctions with ddrumheller on DSK120RN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Jul 09, 2024 Jkt 262001 respect to Iran were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for applicable date(s). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Aaron P. Forsberg, Director, Office of Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, tel.: (202) 647 7677, email: ForsbergAP@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The SDN List and additional information concerning sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website, https://ofac.treasury.gov/ sanctions-programs-and-countryinformation/iran-sanctions. Notice of Department of State Actions On June 27, 2024, the Department of State, in consultation with other departments, as appropriate, determined that the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are blocked under the relevant sanctions authority listed below. Entities 1. SEA ROUTE SHIP MANAGEMENT FZE, Office E–26F–15, P1–ELOB, Hamriyah Free Zone, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates; Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY. Sec. 5(a)(iv); Identification Number IMO 6233526; License 18941 (United Arab Emirates); Economic Register Number (CBLS) 11583036 (United Arab Emirates) [IRAN–EO13846]. Designated pursuant to Section 3(a)(iii) of Executive Order (E.O.) 13846, Reimposing Certain Sanctions With Respect to Iran, for having knowingly engaged in a significant transaction for the purchase, acquisition, sale, transport, or marketing of petrochemical products from Iran. 2. ALMANAC SHIP MANAGEMENT LLC, Office 106, Hamsa A Building, alKarama, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY. Sec. 5(a)(iv); Identification Number IMO 6053860; License 810602 (United Arab Emirates); Economic Register Number (CBLS) 11309798 (United Arab Emirates) [IRAN–EO13846]. Designated pursuant to Section 3(a)(ii) of E.O. 13846 for having knowingly PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 engaged in a significant transaction for the purchase, acquisition, sale, transport, or marketing of petroleum or petroleum products from Iran. 3. AL ANCHOR SHIP MANAGEMENT FZE, Executive Office D1–323, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street, Ajman Free Zone, P.O. Box 932, Ajman, United Arab Emirates; Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY. Sec. 5(a)(iv); Identification Number IMO 6298746 [IRAN–EO13846]. Designated pursuant to Section 3(a)(ii) of E.O. 13846 for having knowingly engaged in a significant transaction for the purchase, acquisition, sale, transport, or marketing of petroleum or petroleum products from Iran. Vessels 1. ASTRA (TRAA3) Chemical/ Products Tanker Gabon flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9162928; MMSI 626152000 (vessel) [IRAN–EO13846] (Linked To: SEA ROUTE SHIP MANAGEMENT FZE). Identified pursuant to E.O. 13846 as property in which SEA ROUTE SHIP MANAGEMENT FZE, an entity whose property interest in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13846, has an interest. 2. BALTIC HORIZON (a.k.a. PETRA) (3E5422) Chemical/Products Tanker Panama flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9263382; MMSI 352004038 (vessel) [IRAN–EO13846] (Linked To: SEA ROUTE SHIP MANAGEMENT FZE). Identified pursuant to E.O. 13846 as property in which SEA ROUTE SHIP MANAGEMENT FZE, an entity whose property interest in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13846, has an interest. 3. NILE (a.k.a. LIA) (E5U5135) Chemical/Products Tanker Cook Islands flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9411288; MMSI 518999154 (vessel) [IRAN–EO13846] (Linked To: SEA ROUTE SHIP MANAGEMENT FZE). Identified pursuant to E.O. 13846 as property in which SEA ROUTE SHIP MANAGEMENT FZE, an entity whose property interest in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13846, has an interest. 4. YAMUNA (a.k.a. ARGO) (E5U5133) Oil Products Tanker Cook Islands flag; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 9572111; MMSI 518999152 (vessel) [IRAN–EO13846] (Linked To: SEA ROUTE SHIP MANAGEMENT FZE). Identified pursuant to E.O. 13846 as property in which SEA ROUTE SHIP MANAGEMENT FZE, an entity whose property interest in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13846, has an interest. 5. BERENICE PRIDE (3EEX7) Oil Products Tanker Panama flag; Vessel E:\FR\FM\10JYN1.SGM 10JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 89, Number 132 (Wednesday, July 10, 2024)]
[Notices]
[Pages 56785-56786]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2024-15140]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 12454]


Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State will hold an information session 
regarding the Agreement under the United Nations Convention on the Law 
of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological 
diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ Agreement).

DATES: The public meeting will be held via WebEx on July 17, 2023, 
2:00-3:30 p.m. EDT.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you would like to participate in 
this meeting, please provide your (1) name, (2) organization/
affiliation, and (3) email address and phone number, to Samantha Emmert 
at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of State will hold a public 
meeting at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17, 2024, to discuss the 
Agreement under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on 
the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of 
areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ). This public meeting will be 
held by way of WebEx, with a capacity of up to 1,000 members of the 
public to participate. To RSVP, participants should contact the meeting 
coordinator, Samantha Emmert,

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by email at [email protected] for log on and dial-in information, and 
to request reasonable accommodation. Requests for reasonable 
accommodation received after July 16, 2024, will be considered but 
might not be possible to fulfill.
    The BBNJ Agreement was adopted by the BBNJ Intergovernmental 
Conference on June 19, 2023, at the United Nations, and the United 
States signed the BBNJ Agreement on September 20, 2023, the day it 
opened for signature. In April 2024, the United Nations established a 
Preparatory Commission to prepare for the entry into force of the 
Agreement and to prepare for the convening of the first meeting of the 
Conference of the Parties to the Agreement. An Organizational Meeting 
of the Preparatory Commission was held at the United Nations June 24-
26, 2024. Additional information on the BBNJ Agreement is available at 
https://www.un.org/bbnjagreement/en.
    We are inviting interested U.S. persons and entities to this 
virtual public meeting to share views about the BBNJ Agreement. We will 
provide information regarding ratifications by other countries, an 
update on domestic processes, and a read-out from the BBNJ Preparatory 
Commission's Organizational Meeting. The information obtained from this 
session will help the U.S. government in its preparations for the next 
steps related to the Agreement, including engagement in the Preparatory 
Commission.
    Authority: 22 U.S.C. 2656.

Jennifer L. Becker,
Deputy Director, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. 2024-15140 Filed 7-9-24; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-09-P


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