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Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Office of Personnel Management
GAO-03-115: Published: Jan 1, 2003. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 2003.
This is GAO's first performance and accountability series report on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the federal government's human capital agency. OPM faces challenges in four key areas: leadership, oversight, internal management, and administration of the federal retirement and health insurance programs. The data presented in this report are intended to help sustain congressional attent...
Inter-American Foundation: Better Compliance With Some Key Procedures Needed
NSIAD-00-235: Published: Sep 28, 2000. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the: (1) Inter-American Foundation's key procedures for selecting organizations to receive grants, monitoring grantee organizations' compliance with grant agreements, and auditing grantees' use of funds; (2) extent to which the Foundation complied with these procedures; and (3) extent to which the Foundation provides grants to organi...
Global Health: Summary of Conference on Immunization in Developing Countries
NSIAD-00-95: Published: Mar 1, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO issued a report on factors that limit access to vaccines for children in developing countries, focusing on: (1) shifting donor priorities; (2) inadequate infrastructure and insufficient information for decision-making; and (3) the relatively high cost of newer vaccines.GAO noted that: (1) GAO convened a conference in Washington, D.C. in order to provide Con...
Foreign Assistance: U.S. Assistance for Elementary and Preparatory Schools in the West Bank and Gaza Strip
NSIAD-99-48R: Published: Dec 15, 1998. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) identified all U.S. funds provided for the benefit of elementary and preparatory schools in the West Bank and Gaza Strip for fiscal years 1996, 1997, and 1998; and (2) provided certain information on U.S. assistance for schools in Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria.GAO noted that: (1) for fiscal years 1996-1998, it estimated that U.S. assistance to United Nati...
Foreign Assistance: U.S. Efforts to Spur Panama's Economy Through Cash Transfers
NSIAD-93-56: Published: May 10, 1993. Publicly Released: May 10, 1993.
GAO provided information on economic aid to Panama, focusing on cash grant programs implemented pursuant to the Dire Emergency Supplemental Appropriation Act.GAO found that: (1) the Agency for International Development (AID) has not justified the size and composition of Panama's economic aid package with sufficient documentation; (2) although AID believes that the economic assistance program has b...
Foreign Assistance: A Profile of the Agency for International Development
NSIAD-92-148: Published: Apr 3, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 3, 1992.
GAO reported on its ongoing general management review of the Agency for International Development (AID), focusing on the: (1) organizational structure of AID District of Columbia headquarters (AID/W) and the type and number of AID overseas offices; (2) scope and composition of bilateral economic assistance that AID administers; (3) allocation of resources among AID offices; and (4) composition of...
Drug Policy and Agriculture: U.S. Trade Impacts of Alternative Crops to Andean Coca
NSIAD-92-12: Published: Oct 28, 1991. Publicly Released: Nov 20, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) assessed how possible competition with U.S. agricultural exports has affected U.S. policy in assisting the production of alternative crops to coca in Bolivia and Peru; and (2) examined the possible impact of alternative crops on U.S. agricultural trade.GAO found that: (1) although the Agency for International Development (AID) proposed to provide assis...
Central America: Humanitarian Assistance to the Nicaraguan Resistance
NSIAD-91-7: Published: Nov 14, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) management of funds provided during the third phase of humanitarian assistance to the Nicaraguan Resistance, focusing on whether AID: (1) provided only authorized assistance; and (2) established adequate procedures to administer procurements and monitor deliveries of goods, services, and payments.GAO...
Central America: Assistance to Children Affected by the Nicaraguan Civil Strife
NSIAD-91-26: Published: Oct 25, 1990. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 1990.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) administration and expenditure of $17.7 million to aid children in Nicaragua under the Children's Survival Assistance Program.GAO found that: (1) one organization provided assistance as planned, but five organizations encountered problems in implementing their activities; (2) two organizations had...
Central America: Assistance to Promote Democracy and National Reconciliation in Nicaragua
NSIAD-90-245: Published: Sep 24, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Agency for International Development's (AID) administration and monitoring of funds authorized for election support in Nicaragua.GAO found that: (1) AID and National Endowment for Democracy grantees generally conducted activities according to legislative and other requirements and established adequate controls to account for funds; (2) the Nica...