Foreign governments (31 - 40 of 53 items)
Foreign Assistance: Rule of Law Funding Worldwide for Fiscal Years 1993-1998
NSIAD-99-158: Published: Jun 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on U.S. rule of law assistance programs and activities, focusing on the: (1) amount of U.S. rule of law funding provided worldwide in fiscal years 1993-1998; and (2) U.S. Departments and agencies involved in providing rule of law assistance.GAO noted that: (1) based on the funding data cognizant Departments and agencies made available,...
International Environment: Information on Global Environment Facility's Funding and Projects
RCED-99-149: Published: Jun 15, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Global Environment Facility's funding and activities, focusing on: (1) the amount and the sources of its funding commitments for fiscal years (FY) 1995 through 1998; (2) how it selected projects for funding; (3) how it allocated funds among major priorities and how funds for climate-change projects were allocated by purpose and c...
International Monetary Fund: Observations on Its Financial Condition
T-NSIAD-98-220: Published: Jul 23, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) financial operations and financial reporting, focusing on: (1) what resources IMF currently has available to carry out its operations; and (2) whether IMF's financial condition can be determined from publicly available information. GAO did not take a position on what action the Congress should take on the ex...
International Environment: Operations of the Montreal Protocol Multilateral Fund
T-RCED-97-218: Published: Jul 30, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 1997.
GAO discussed its work on the Montreal Protocol Multilateral Fund, focusing on: (1) principal contributors to the Fund; (2) principal recipients of disbursements made from the Fund; (3) the purposes for which disbursements were made; (4) what has been accomplished with these disbursements; and (5) the controls and accountability mechanisms in place to ensure proper use of money disbursed from the...
International Financial Crises: Efforts to Anticipate, Avoid, and Resolve Sovereign Crises
GGD/NSIAD-97-168: Published: Jul 7, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed initiatives and proposals to anticipate, avoid, and resolve future sovereign financial crises that might pose a threat to the international financial system, focusing on: (1) capital market and other mechanisms that are used to anticipate, avoid, and resolve sovereign financial crises as well as any limitations of these mechanisms; (2) initiatives...
[Comments on Status of Appropriation Provision Relating to Humanitarian Aid for Azerbaijan]
B-271412: Published: Jun 13, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided an opinion on whether an appropriations act's limitations on assistance to Azerbaijan were permanent. GAO held that the limitations were only applicable to the fiscal years that the appropriation covered...
NATO Enlargement: NATO and U.S. Actions Taken to Facilitate Enlargement
NSIAD-96-92: Published: May 6, 1996. Publicly Released: May 15, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) future enlargement and plans to include the newly democratic states of the former communist bloc, focusing on: (1) actions NATO plans to take to enlarge itself; (2) U.S. bilateral assistance programs that enhance the military operations and capabilities of aspiring NATO members; and (3) the potential...
Foreign Assistance: Private Voluntary Organizations' Contributions and Limitations
NSIAD-96-34: Published: Dec 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed private voluntary organizations' (PVO) role in delivering federally funded foreign assistance, focusing on the: (1) implications of increasing PVO role in delivering assistance; (2) success of PVO projects in achieving their objectives; and (3) extent to which PVO are dependent on U.S. government funding.GAO found that: (1) the PVO community encomp...
Former Soviet Union: Assessment of U.S. Bilateral Programs
T-NSIAD-96-78: Published: Dec 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1995.
GAO discussed U.S. assistance to the former Soviet Union (FSU), focusing on: (1) how the executive branch has ensured program and policy coordination among federal agencies; (2) whether the Agency for International Development's (AID) assistance projects have met their objectives and contributed to systematic reform; and (3) whether the Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) program has achieved its o...
International Trade: U.S. Efforts to Counter Competitors' Tied Aid Practices
T-GGD-95-128: Published: Mar 28, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1995.
GAO discussed the tied aid practices of the United States and its major competitors, focusing on the: (1) adverse effects of foreign tied aid programs on U.S. exports; and (2) effectiveness of U.S. efforts to mitigate these potential adverse effects. GAO noted that: (1) foreign competitors' tied aid practices can cause trade distortions, adversely affect economic development policy decisions, and...