[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 113 (Monday, June 13, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 34209]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-14623]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA486


International Whaling Commission; 63rd Annual Meeting; 
Nominations

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice; request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: This notice is a call for nominees for the U.S. Delegation to 
the July 2011 International Whaling Commission (IWC) annual meeting. 
The non-federal representative(s) selected as a result of this 
nomination process is(are) responsible for providing input and 
recommendations to the U.S. IWC Commissioner representing the positions 
of non-governmental organizations. Generally, only one non-governmental 
position is selected for the U.S. Delegation.

DATES: The IWC is holding its 63rd annual meeting July 11-15, 2011, in 
Jersey, United Kingdom. All written nominations for the U.S. Delegation 
to the IWC annual meeting must be received by June 24th, 2011.

ADDRESSES: All nominations for the U.S. Delegation to the IWC annual 
meeting should be addressed to Ms. Monica Medina, U.S. Commissioner to 
the IWC, and sent via post to: Ryan Wulff, National Marine Fisheries 
Service, Office of International Affairs, 1315 East-West Highway, SSMC3 
Room 12620, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Wulff, 202-482-3689.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Commerce is charged with 
the responsibility of discharging the domestic obligations of the 
United States under the International Convention for the Regulation of 
Whaling, 1946. The U.S. IWC Commissioner has responsibility for the 
preparation and negotiation of U.S. positions on international issues 
concerning whaling and for all matters involving the IWC. He is staffed 
by the Department of Commerce and assisted by the Department of State, 
the Department of the Interior, the Marine Mammal Commission, and by 
other agencies. The non-federal representative(s) selected as a result 
of this nomination process is(are) responsible for providing input and 
recommendations to the U.S. IWC Commissioner representing the positions 
of non-governmental organizations. Generally, only one non-governmental 
position is selected for the U.S. Delegation.

    Dated: June 7, 2011.
Christopher Rogers,
Acting Director, Office of International Affairs, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-14623 Filed 6-10-11; 8:45 am]
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