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.

UNHCR urges industrialized countries to take more Syrian refugees


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Antonio Guterres, the United Nations high commissioner for refugees, is asking developed countries to accept 130,000 Syrian refugees over the next 24 months. Canada, Germany and the U.S. have pledged … Read More

HondaJet represents a new emerging industry for N.C.


  • WFDD-FM (Winston-Salem, N.C.)

WFDD radio contributor Justin Catanoso and the Triad Business Journal's Mark Sutter discuss the Honda Aircraft Co. and how HondaJet could open more doors for North Carolina's aviation industry. "I thi… Read More

India's first smart city under construction


  • Reuters

A planned community in India consists only of modern underground infrastructure but will eventually feature automated trash collection, its own power supply and drinking water on tap. One hundred such… Read More