The Department of State announces that the Advisory Committee for the Study of Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (Title VIII) will convene on Thursday, April 19, 2001, beginning at 10 a.m. in Room 1105, U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street, NW., Washington, DC.
The Advisory Committee will recommend grant recipients for the FY 2001 competition of the Program for the Study of Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union in connection with the “Research and Training for Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union Act of 1983, as amended.” The agenda will include opening statements by the Chairman and members of the Committee and, within the Committee, discussion, approval, and recommendation that the Department of State negotiate grant agreements with certain “national organizations with an interest and expertise in conducting research and training concerning the countries of Eastern Europe and the independent states of the former Soviet Union,” based on the guidelines contained in the call for applications published in the Federal Register on November 14, 2000. Following committee deliberation, interested members of the public may make oral statements concerning the Title VIII program in general.
This meeting will be open to the public; however, attendance will be limited to the seating available. Entry into the Department of State building is controlled and must be arranged in advance of the meeting. Those planning to attend should notify Temi Johnson, INR/RES, U.S. Department of State, (202) 736-4572 by Monday, April 16, 2001, providing their date of birth, Social Security number, and any requirements for special needs. All attendees must use the 2201 C Street, Start Printed Page 11197NW., entrance to the building. Visitors who arrive without prior notification and without a photo ID will not be admitted.Start Signature
Dated: February 12, 2001.
W. Kendall Myers,
Executive Director, Advisory Committee for Study of Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union, U.S. Department of State.
[FR Doc. 01-4395 Filed 2-21-01; 8:45 am]
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