The U.S. Ban on Forced Labor Imports

Assent Compliance

President Obama has slammed shut a legal backdoor allowing importers of forced labor goods to place their products on the U.S. market. His government’s new law, the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act 2015, has closed a loophole in the U.S. Tariff Act of 1930 that allowed forced labor imports in cases where consumer demand could not be met through alternative means. The bill was signed into law on February 24th and takes effect in early March.
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Spotlight

Acitizen sits stranded at a bus stop late at night. Unsure whether she missed the bus or the bus is simply running late, she eventually resorts to calling a friend to pick her up. Given the data and technology available today, citizens in any city should be able to access up-to-date transit schedules or other government information via smartphone. But that’s not always the case. While many private sector companies have leveraged technology to improve customer service, government information and services often remain difcult to locate and navigate.

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OPEN GOVERNMENT

Nook Studios

Most Australians inside and outside of government don’t know about open government. They don’t understand what ‘open’ means. And importantly, why it’s a good thing, how they can get involved or what to do. Making Open is a channel dedicated to helping promote open government. A home for practical how-to stories, original and curated content from around the world, interviews with open government champions, and a platform to show what can be done.
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Draft 2015-16 Code of Accounting Practice and Financial Reporting

Office of Local Government

This Webinar is made available to the NSW local government sector and key stakeholders. It provides local government with an insight on the proposed changes to the Code of Accounting Practice and Financial Reporting Guidelines for the 2016-16 financial year.
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Homeland Security Information Sharing

HSToday

Homeland Security Today, the nation’s leading news and analysis site for homeland security, today launched a free webinar series for front-line government, law enforcement, first responders and others serving the homeland mission.
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IoT: Key Considerations for Driving Digital Value in Government

gartner

Internet of Things (IoT) has become one of the most hyped expressions in technology across industries, including government. In order to win IoT government engagements, your organization must understand today's IoT landscape challenges and opportunities. In this webinar for services providers doing business in government agencies, we will highlight the latest IoT trends and reveal success factors for your IoT solutions.
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Spotlight

Acitizen sits stranded at a bus stop late at night. Unsure whether she missed the bus or the bus is simply running late, she eventually resorts to calling a friend to pick her up. Given the data and technology available today, citizens in any city should be able to access up-to-date transit schedules or other government information via smartphone. But that’s not always the case. While many private sector companies have leveraged technology to improve customer service, government information and services often remain difcult to locate and navigate.

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