Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
June 28, 2010


The U.S. National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will conduct a meeting by telephone conference on Thursday, August 19, 2010, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The call will take place as a closed session and will discuss applications for the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship.

The call will be closed to media and the public pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and 5 U.S.C. § 552b(c)(6) because it will involve discussions of information of a personal nature regarding the relative merits of individual applicants where disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of privacy.

The U.S. National Commission for UNESCO is chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and provides advice to the Department of State on matters involving UNESCO.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Kanick, Executive Director of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, Washington, D.C. 20037. Telephone: (202) 663-0026; Fax: (202) 663-0035; E-mail: DCUNESCO@state.gov.



PRN: 2010/864