International cooperation (21 - 30 of 64 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,...
Developing Countries: Status of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Debt Relief Initiative
NSIAD-98-229: Published: Sep 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) implementation of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Debt Initiative; and (2) initiative's potential to achieve its stated goal of bringing poor countries' debts to sustainable levels.GAO noted that: (1) the HIPC initiative will help reduce participating poor countries' debt burdens, in some cases, substantially; however, many will...
HIV/AIDS: Observations on USAID and U.N. Prevention Efforts
T-NSIAD-98-232: Published: Sep 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO summarized its observations on international efforts to address the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in the developing world, focusing on the: (1) Agency for International Development's (AID) response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the developing world; and (2) progress of the United Nations' (U.N.) effor...
HIV/AIDS: USAID and U.N. Response to the Epidemic in the Developing World
NSIAD-98-202: Published: Jul 27, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) prevention activities of the Agency for International Development (AID) and the United Nations' (U.N.) Joint Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), focusing on the: (1) contributions AID has made to the global effort to prevent AIDS and the methods AID uses to provide financial o...
Nuclear Nonproliferation: Uncertainties With Implementing IAEA's Strengthened Safeguards System
NSIAD/RCED-98-184: Published: Jul 9, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) changes the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is undertaking to strengthen its safeguards program; (2) the reasonableness of IAEA's assumptions regarding the impact of these changes on program costs and efficiency; and (3) comments on the extent of IAEA's reliance on the United States to finance the Agency's safeguards activities.GAO n...
Infectious Diseases: Soundness of World Health Organization Estimates for Eradication or Elimination
NSIAD-98-114: Published: Apr 23, 1998. Publicly Released: May 20, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the World Health Organization's (WHO) efforts to eradicate seven infectious diseases--dracun culiasis, polio, leprosy, measles, onchocerciasis, Chagas' disease, and lymphatic filariasis--worldwide, focusing on: (1) the cost and timeframe estimates developed by WHO for eradicating or eliminating these diseases; (2) U.S. spending related to the seven...
International Organizations: U.S. Participation in the United Nations Development Program
NSIAD-97-8: Published: Apr 17, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 17, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO conducted a follow-up to its 1990 review of U.S. participation in the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), focusing on the: (1) actions taken in response to recommendations in GAO's 1990 report to improve coordination, project evaluation, and the allocation of resources; (2) amounts and sources of UNDP budget support; (3) cost of administering UNDP's...
Drug Control: Long-Standing Problems Hinder U.S. International Efforts
NSIAD-97-75: Published: Feb 27, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO summarized the findings from its previous work on international drug control and interdiction efforts, focusing on: (1) the effectiveness of U.S. efforts to combat drug production and the movement of drugs into the United States; (2) obstacles to implementation of U.S. drug control efforts; and (3) suggestions to improve the operational effectiveness of the...
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...
Peace Operations: U.S. Costs in Support of Haiti, Former Yugoslavia, Somalia, and Rwanda
NSIAD-96-38: Published: Mar 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the estimated costs of U.S. agencies' support of United Nations (U.N.) peace operations in Haiti, the former Yugoslavia, Rwanda, and Somalia for fiscal years (FY) 1992 through 1995.GAO found that: (1) from FY 1992 through 1995, the incremental cost reported by U.S. government agencies for support of U.N. peace operations in Haiti, th...