The Broadcasting Board Governors (BBG) became the independent entity responsible for all U.S. Government and government-sponsored, non-military, international broadcasting on October 1, 1999.
The BBG has authority for the International Broadcasting Bureau and its broadcasting services â€“ the Voice of America and the Office of Cuba Broadcasting.
The Board also oversees three grantee organizations, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Radio Free Asia, and the Middle East Broadcasting Networks.
Digbeth in Birmingham, England has been appointed as the new social enterprise quarter. Social enterprises are sprouting up in the area, comprising of 57 of these businesses flanked between High Gate and Hurst Street.