Department of State April 5, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Request for Grant Proposals: Youth Leadership Program: Diversity, Democracy, Globalization, and Citizenship
Document Number: E7-6369
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-05
Agency: Department of State
The Office of Citizen Exchanges, Youth Programs Division, of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces an open competition for the ``Youth Leadership Program: Diversity, Democracy, Globalization, and Citizenship'' in which the participating countries will be Turkey, Germany, and the United States. Public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to recruit and select 30-40 youth and adult participants overseas and in the United States, to provide the participants with a 25-to 30-day U.S.-based exchange program, and to support follow-on activities for the alumni. The program will be designed to promote high-quality leadership and civic responsibility among future leaders and will enable the Turkish, German, and American participants to explore diversity and the expression of and respect for individual beliefs as citizens in democratic nations.
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Request for Grant Proposals: Youth Leadership Program with Rwanda and Kenya
Document Number: E7-6361
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-05
Agency: Department of State
The Office of Citizen Exchanges, Youth Programs Division, of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces an open competition for two projects, one with Rwanda and one with Kenya, under the Youth Leadership Program. Public and private non- profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to conduct a three- to four-week U.S.-based project for secondary school students and teachers from Rwanda or from Kenya. The project activities will focus on civic education, leadership, diversity, and community activism.
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA); Request for Grant Proposals: Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship Program
Document Number: E7-6360
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-05
Agency: Department of State
The Office of Academic Exchange Programs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces an open competition for the administration of the FY 2008 Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship Program (Muskie Program). Public and private non- profit organizations meeting the provisions described in IRS regulation 26 CFR 1.501(c)(3) may submit proposals to administer the selection, placement, monitoring, evaluation, follow-on, and alumni activities for the Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship Program (Muskie Program). Organizations with less than four years experience in conducting international exchange programs are not eligible for this competition. The Muskie Program selects outstanding citizens from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan (herein referred to as Eurasia) to receive fellowships for Master's level study in the United States in the fields of business administration, economics, law, public administration, and public policy. Candidates from countries other than Russia and Ukraine will be also considered in additional fields of education, environmental management, international affairs, library and information science, journalism/mass communications, and public health per guidelines outlined in the Project Objectives, Goals, and Implementation (POGI). Muskie Program fellows will be enrolled in graduate degree, certificate, and non-degree programs lasting one to two academic years. Funding should support a minimum of 145 fellows for Master's level fellowships under the FY 2008 program. Every effort should be made to maximize the number of awards granted.
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Request for Grant Proposals: Fulbright Program Offices, Russia, and Kyiv, Ukraine
Document Number: E7-6359
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-05
Agency: Department of State
The Office of Academic Exchange Programs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces an open competition for organizations to serve as the fiscal disbursing agent and to provide administrative support for the Fulbright Program Offices in Moscow, Russia, and in Kyiv, Ukraine. Public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in IRS regulation 26 CFR 1.501(c) may submit proposals to provide these services to one or both Offices (Moscow and/or Kyiv). A separate proposal must be submitted for each country's office, i.e., organizations that apply for both the Moscow and Kyiv Offices must submit two discrete proposals for addressing the particular budgetary guidelines and any other country- specific requirements for each Office outlined in the RFGP.
Announcement of Meetings of the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-6293
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-05
Agency: Department of State
This notice announces meetings of the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) to prepare advice on U.S. positions for two sets of meetings: the meeting of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Working Parties on the Information Economy (WPIE) and on Communications and Infrastructure Services Policy (CISP), and a meeting of the International Telecommunication Union's Study Group 9 (Integrated broadband cable networks and television and sound transmission). The ITAC will meet on May 3, 10, and 17 from 2-4 p.m. EDT in room 2533a of the Harry S Truman building (Main State), 2201 C Street, Washington, DC to prepare advice for the next meetings of the WPIE and CISP. The ITAC will meet by conference call at 2 p.m. EDT to prepare advice on proposed USA contributions to ITU-T Study Group 9. Call-in information is available from the secretariat at 202 647-3234. These meetings are open to the public. Admission to the Department of State, 2201 C Street, Washington, DC requires prior notification to the secretariat (including birth date and an identification number such as driver license or passport) and presentation of a government-issued picture identification card at the entrance. Further information may be obtained from the Secretariat at minardje@state.gov, telephone 202 647- 3234.