The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy will hold a meeting on September 15, 2006, in Room 840 at the U.S. Department of State at 301 4th St., SW., Washington, DC 20547. The meeting will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. The Commissioners will discuss public diplomacy issues and progress made in evaluating public diplomacy programs.
The Commission was reauthorized pursuant to Public Law 109-108. (H.R. 2862, Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related agencies Appropriations Act, 2006). The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy is a bipartisan Presidentially appointed panel created by Congress in 1948 to provide oversight of U.S. Government activities intended to understand, inform and influence foreign publics. The Commission reports its findings and recommendations to the President, the Congress and the Secretary of State and the American people. Current Commission members include Barbara M. Barrett of Arizona, who is the Chairman; Harold Pachios of Maine; Ambassador Penne Percy Korth of Washington, DC; Ambassador Elizabeth Bagley of Washington, DC; Charles “Tre” Evers of Florida; Jay T. Snyder of New York; and Maria Sophia Aguirre of Washington, DC.
Seating is limited. To attend the meeting and for more information, please contact Carl Chan at (202) 203-7883, or (202) 203-7880.Start Signature
Dated: August 14, 2006.
Interim Executive Director, ACPD, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E6-13884 Filed 8-21-06; 8:45 am]
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