Government & Nonprofit

Lead Editor: James daSilva

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SmartBrief covers the news surrounding state and local governments, defense issues, advocacy concerns and the work of the United Nations Foundation.

Excerpts from UN Dispatch


  • UN Dispatch

"The great debate at the United Nations between now and the end of 2015 is what will replace the Millennium Development Goals when they expire." Read More

DOD strategy aims to streamline foreign defense sales


  • Defense News

The Pentagon has begun a push to make it simpler to sell military items to foreign buyers, part of an initiative to comply with the Arms Export Control Act while also fulfilling the NATO goal of pooli… Read More

N.Y. city pay phones could become soundscape recorders


  • Next City

Abandoned pay phones throughout New York City could serve as portals for soundscapes under a proposal by music professor Tae Hong Park, who hopes to equip the 11,412 phones with sensors to record stre… Read More