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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.

UNFPA chief: Rights of women and girls must be recognized


  • Guardian (London), The

International politicians attending a gathering in Sweden are being urged by Babatunde Osotimehin, executive director of the United Nations Population Fund, to do more to ensure that the rights of wom… Read More

Obama pledges to support Japan in China Sea dispute


  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Japan and China should work out their territorial disputes over the Senkaku islands peacefully, said President Barack Obama, but added that the U.S. will honor its treaty obligation to support Japan i… Read More

Long Island, N.Y., state parks to receive $25 million in improvements


  • Newsday (Long Island, N.Y.) (free content)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced that 11 state parks in Long Island would receive $25 million in improvements over the next year. The state has committed $90 million statewide for park … Read More