Department of State December 27, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Notice of Open Advisory Committee Teleconference Meeting
Document Number: E7-25072
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-27
Agency: Department of State
The U.S. National Commission for UNESCO will meet via telephone conference on Monday, January 7, 2008, from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. Eastern Time. The purpose of the teleconference meeting is to consider the recommendations of the Commission's National Committee for the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC). The U.S. National Committee for the IOC was asked to provide recommendations on the UNESCO study related to the Future of the IOC (for more information see IOC Circulars 2247 and 2249 https://ioc3.unesco.org/ cl/letters/CL%202247e.pdf and https://ioc3.unesco.org/cl/letters/ CL%202249e.pdf). The call will also be an opportunity to provide an update on recent and upcoming Commission and UNESCO activities. The Commission will accept brief oral comments during a portion of this conference call. This public comment period will last 15 minutes, and comments are limited to two minutes per person. Members of the public who wish to present oral comments or to listen to the conference call must make arrangements with the Executive Secretariat of the National Commission by January 4, 2008. For more information or to arrange to participate in the teleconference meeting, contact Alex Zemek, Deputy Executive Director of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, Washington, DC 20037. Telephone: (202) 663-0026; Fax: (202) 663-0035; e-mail: DCUNESCO@state.gov.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Rhythms of Modern Life: British Prints 1914-1939”
Document Number: E7-25070
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-27
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: 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 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Rhythms of Modern Life: British Prints 19141939,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, from on or about January 30, 2008, until on or about June 1, 2008, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about September 23, 2008, until on or about December 7, 2008, The Wolfsonian at Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, from on or about January 1, 2009, until on or about April 1, 2009, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Wine, Worship and Sacrifice: The Golden Graves of Ancient Vani”
Document Number: E7-25067
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-27
Agency: Department of State
On October 11, 2007, notice was published on page 57987 of the Federal Register (volume 72, number 196) of determinations made by the Department of State pertaining to the exhibition ``Wine, Worship and Sacrifice: The Golden Graves of Ancient Vani.'' The referenced notice is corrected as to two additional objects to be included in the exhibition. Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: 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 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the additional objects to be included in the exhibition ``Wine, Worship and Sacrifice: The Golden Graves of Ancient Vani'', imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The additional objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the additional exhibit objects at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York, New York, from on or about March 10, 2008 until on or about June 1, 2008, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.