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Nuclear Nonproliferation: Status of Transparency Measures for U.S. Purchase of Russian Highly Enriched Uranium
RCED-99-194: Published: Sep 22, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the nuclear nonproliferation status of transparency measures for U.S. purchase of Russian highly enriched uranium (HEU), focusing on: (1) the transparency measures that are in place; (2) whether these measures ensure that the nonproliferation objectives of the agreement are met; and (3) the proposals for additional transparency measures.GAO noted t...
Vietnam Economic Data: Assessment of Availability and Quality
NSIAD-99-109: Published: Jun 1, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the economy of Vietnam, focusing on the availability, transparency, and quality of published economic and trade data on Vietnam.GAO noted that: (1) Vietnam has released data on a number of key economic indicators such as the gross domestic product (GDP), imports and exports, foreign investments, and growth rates; (2) however, it has...
Caribbean Basin: Worker Rights Progress Made, but Enforcement Issues Remain
NSIAD-98-205: Published: Jul 20, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed allegations of worker rights abuses that have persisted in the Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) apparel industry, focusing on: (1) whether or not Caribbean Basin countries have made efforts to improve worker rights in the CBI apparel industry; (2) what efforts the private sector has made to address concerns about working conditions in CBI countries...
Drug Control: Counternarcotics Efforts in Colombia Face Continuing Challenges
T-NSIAD-98-103: Published: Feb 26, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1998.
GAO discussed its review of counternarcotics efforts in Colombia, focusing on: (1) the nature of the drug-trafficking threat in and from Colombia; (2) the political, economic, and operational implications of the U.S. decisions to decertify Colombia in 1996 and 1997; and (3) U.S. efforts to plan and manage counternarcotics activities in Colombia.GAO noted that: (1) the narcotics threat from Colombi...
Drug Control: U.S. Counternarcotics Efforts in Colombia Face Continuing Challenges
NSIAD-98-60: Published: Feb 12, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of drug control efforts in Colombia and the impact of the 1996 and 1997 U.S. decisions to decertify Colombia as a drug-fighting ally, focusing on: (1) the nature of the drug-trafficking threat from Colombia; (2) the political, economic, and operational implications of the decertification decisions; and (3) U.S. efforts to plan and manage...
U.S. Export-Import Bank: Process in Place to Ensure Compliance With Dual-Use Export Requirements
NSIAD-97-211: Published: Jul 17, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the end uses of dual-use exports financed by the Export-Import Bank (Eximbank), focusing on: (1) the nature and extent of the Eximbank's financing of dual-use exports; (2) the actions the Eximbank has taken to help ensure that the dual-use exports it finances are nonlethal and will be primarily used for civilian purposes; and (3) whether the acti...
Haiti: U.S. Response to Allegations of an Assassination Plot
NSIAD-97-87: Published: Feb 14, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information regarding how the U.S. government handled the allegations it received regarding a plot to assassinate a prominent Haitian attorney and critic of President Jean-Bertand Aristide and the government of Haiti, focusing on: (1) who decided that the government of Haiti was responsible for warning Mrs. Mireille Durocher Bertin of the assassina...
Vietnamese Asylum Seekers: A Review of Selected Cases in Four Southeast Asia Countries
NSIAD-97-51: Published: Dec 31, 1996. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implementation and outcomes of the Comprehensive Plan of Action (CPA) for Vietnamese asylum seekers in Southeast Asia, focusing on how the refugee status determination process worked for family unit, victim of violence, and general merit cases by: (1) reviewing factual information about such cases from the perspective of international refugee c...
Export Controls: Sale of Telecommunications Equipment to China
NSIAD-97-5: Published: Nov 13, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 21, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the transfer of broadband telecommunication equipment to HuaMei, a joint venture between SCM Brooks Telecommunications, a U.S. limited partnership, and Galaxy New Technology, a Chinese company primarily owned by an agency of the Chinese military, focusing on the: (1) civil and military applications of the exported telecommunications equipment, its...
Vietnamese Asylum Seekers: Refugee Screening Procedures Under the Comprehensive Plan of Action
NSIAD-97-12: Published: Oct 21, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implementation of the Comprehensive Plan of Action (CPA) for the resettlement of asylum seekers from Vietnam and southeast Asia, focusing on: (1) whether Hong Kong and Indonesia implemented CPA refugee status determination procedures in accordance with international standards and criteria; (2) alleged corruption in the program; (3) whether asyl...