Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Summer Study Report on Strategic Surprise

Categories: Arms Control,Defense/Military,Homeland Security,Science/Technology,Telecommunications/Internet

http://fas.org/irp/agency/dod/dsb/surprise.pdf

A study of how to counter threats and prevent regrets in eight areas including nuclear proliferation, missile defense, space security, undersea warfare, cyber vulnerabilities and more. From the Defense Science Board

 

School Nutrition: USDA Has Efforts Underway to Help Address Ongoing Challenges …

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Children,Education,Food/Nutrition,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.gao.gov/assets/680/672477.pdf

Reviews trends in school meals, challenges that schools face in implementing the new requirements for school meals, and assistance available from the Department of Agriculture. From the Government Accountability Office

 

GPO to Digitize Two Million Pages of the Federal Register

Categories: Govt Information,Laws/Regulations

http://www.gpo.gov/pdfs/news-media/press/15news20.pdf

Describes a partnership between the Office of the Federal Register in the National Archives and the Government Publishing Office to digitize every issue of the Federal Register from its origin in 1936 to date.   The Register contains the text of all proposed and final federal regulations. From GPO

 

Gender and EFA 2000-2015: Achievements and Challenges

Categories: Education,United Nations

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0023/002348/234809E.pdf

A report on progress made toward the goal of gender equity in education across the world over the past 15 years. From the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

 

Virginia Department of Elections Citizen Portal

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Virginia Issues

http://elections.virginia.gov/citizen-portal/index.html

Use this site to view your voter record, apply to vote absentee, view upcoming election ballot information, find polling locations and more. From the Virginia Department of Elections

 

International Religious Freedom Report for 2014

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Religion/Ethics

http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/irf/religiousfreedom/index.htm#wrapper

Features reports on almost 200 countries and territories with main attention given to violations of religious freedom by nonstate actors such as ISIL. From the State Department

 

Crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Categories: Headlines,Russia,Transportation,Weather/Disasters

http://cdn.onderzoeksraad.nl/documents/report-mh17-crash-en.pdf

The Dutch government’s investigation report on the flight which concludes that the plane was shot down by a warhead fired from a Buk surface-to-air missile system. Also examines the question of why a civilian airliner was flying over a war zone in the Ukraine. From the Dutch Safety Board