Meetings: Cultural Property Advisory Committee,

 
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[Federal Register: September 14, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 177)]

[Notices]

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UNITED STATES INFORMATION AGENCY

Notice of Meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee

AGENCY: United States Information Agency.

ACTION: Notice of meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee.

The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, September 28, 1998, from approximately 9:30 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m., at the U.S. Information Agency, Room 840, 301 4th St., S.W., Washington, D.C. to review a cultural property request from the Government of the Republic of Cyprus to the Government of the United States seeking protection of certain archaeological and/or ethnological materials. A portion of the meeting, from approximately 9:30 a.m. to approximately 10:30 a.m., will be open to interested parties wishing to provide comment to the Committee that may bear on this request. The Cyprus request, submitted under Article 9 of the

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1970 Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property, will be considered in accordance with the provisions of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act (19 U.S.C. 2601 et seq., Pub. L. 97-446). Since review of this matter by the Committee will involve information the premature disclosure of which would be likely to significantly frustrate implementation of proposed action, the meeting from approximately 10:30 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m. will be closed pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552(c)(9)(B) and 19 U.S.C. 2605(h). The Committee will also meet in open session on Tuesday, September 29, 1998, from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., in the Board Room, 6th Floor, the Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C., to provide an opportunity for discussion with members of the public about U.S. implementation of the 1970 Convention. Seating is limited. Persons wishing to attend open portions of the meeting on September 28 and September 29, must notify cultural property staff at (202) 619-6612 no later than 5:00 p.m. (EDST) Thursday, September 24, 1998, to arrange for admission.

Dated: September 8, 1998. Penn Kemble, Deputy Director, United States Information Agency.

Determination To Close the Meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee

September 28, 1998.

In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B), and 19 U.S.C. 2605(h), I hereby determine that a portion of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee meeting on September 28, 1998, approximately 10:30 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m., at which there will be deliberation of information the premature disclosure of which would be likely to significantly frustrate implementation of proposed actions, will be closed.

Dated: September 8, 1998. Penn Kemble, Deputy Director, United States Information Agency.

[FR Doc. 98-24589Filed9-11-98; 8:45 am]

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