blue ribbon commission

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Noun1.blue ribbon commission - an independent and exclusive commission of nonpartisan statesmen and experts formed to investigate some important governmental issue
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
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The blue-ribbon panel selected the two among 39 candidates throughout the country but dropped those in Seoul and surrounding Gyeonggi Province.
The Senate Committee on Health is mulling over separate hearings on the Dengvaxia controversy to focus on the public-safety aspects of the 'ineffective' anti-dengue vaccine injected to over 800,000 schoolchildren, apart from the ongoing blue-ribbon panel inquiry into potential 'malfeasance-misfeasance' liabilities of Aquino administration officials involved in the allegedly overpriced P3.5-billion drug purchase.
Nominees are then grouped into specialties, and their nominations scored by a blue-ribbon panel of physicians from their respective specialties.
Meserve, commissioner of the blue-ribbon panel, testified that they believe the United States must craft a sustainable solution to the nuclear waste management issue.
In 2002, a government- appointed blue-ribbon panel concluded that, "The safety record of fixed-wing aircraft and hel icopters used in wildland fire management is unacceptable."
* The Blue-Ribbon Panel on Standard Setting for Private Companies recommended in January 2011 U.S.
As a result of the glitch, the blue-ribbon panel extended the comment deadline from Oct.
Despite the Blue-Ribbon Panel on Standard Setting for Private Companies recommendation to create an independent board to build the blueprint for private company standards, the Financial Accounting Foundation's board has proposed (www.oalcpa.org-/FAFprivateplan) the Private Company Standards Improvement Council, which would be overseen by the FAF board and propose changes to U.S.
The CIA has convened yet another blue-ribbon panel to address the problem that its officers are not very culturally diverse and are rarely proficient in foreign languages.
A blue-ribbon panel of scholars, having reviewed available data concerning the effects of traditional and non-traditional teacher certifications, concluded that there's insufficient evidence to determine advantages or disadvantages for the estimated 20 to 30 percent of new teachers annually who an alternative route over the traditional one.
Not a kangaroo court consisting of bureaucrats, he insists, but a blue-ribbon panel of genuine scientists, studying factual data from the tests.
Corzine created the blue-ribbon panel in December to support the initiatives of the governor's economic assistance and recovery plan, a multi-faceted approach helping coax the state out of the current national recession.