Department of State September 28, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Advisory Committee on the Secretary of State's Strategic Dialogue With Civil Society
Document Number: 2011-24993
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-28
Agency: Department of State
Pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the Advisory Committee on the Secretary of State's Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society will convene in Washington, DC on October 4, 2011. The Committee provides advice and assists with the formulation of U.S. policies, proposals, and strategies for engagement with, and protection of, civil society worldwide. The objective of this inaugural meeting is to discuss the general purposes of the Committee and its five subcommittees and set an agenda for future Committee meetings. The meeting is open to the public and will be streamed live at https://statedept.connectsolutions.com/ csenglish.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Masters of Venice: Renaissance Paintings of Passion and Power from Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna”
Document Number: 2011-24983
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-28
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Masters of Venice: Renaissance Paintings of Passion and Power from Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the de Young Museum, San Francisco, California, from on or about October 29, 2011, until on or about February 26, 2012, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition (7th-9th Century)”
Document Number: 2011-24979
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-28
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, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition (7th-9th Century),'' 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 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about March 12, 2012, until on or about July 8, 2012, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.