International organizations (51 - 60 of 82 items)
Foreign Assistance: Inadequate Accountability for U.S. Donations to the World Food Program
NSIAD-94-29: Published: Jan 28, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. food donations to the World Food Program (WFP), focusing on the: (1) Agency for International Development's (AID) procedures for ensuring that accountability is maintained over U.S. donations; and (2) United States' responsiveness to WFP emergency food requests.GAO found that: (1) WFP has lost thousands of tons of U.S. donations through theft...
Foreign Assistance: U.S. Had Made Slow Progress In Involving Women in Development
NSIAD-94-16: Published: Dec 21, 1993. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) and the Department of State's efforts to fully integrate gender issues in their foreign assistance programs.GAO found that: (1) since 1974, AID has issued policies and directed its bureaus and missions to integrate gender concerns throughout their assistance activities and to evaluate the impact of t...
Foreign Assistance: U.S. Participation in FAO's Technical Cooperation Program
NSIAD-94-32: Published: Jan 11, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 11, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. participation in the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) Technical Cooperation Program (TCP), focusing on: (1) whether TCP projects fulfill the criteria that FAO has established for the program; (2) financial management of TCP; and (3) the role of FAO governing bodies and the United States in setting policy for TCP and fo...
Multilateral Foreign Aid: U.S. Participation in the International Fund for Agricultural Development
NSIAD-93-176: Published: Sep 24, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. participation in the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to: (1) evaluate how IFAD has conducted its operations; (2) evaluate the agency's funding outlook; (3) determine whether projects are experiencing any problems; and (4) review the relationship between IFAD and the U.S. Agency for International Development (AID).GAO fou...
International Environment: Strengthening the Implementation of Environmental Agreements
RCED-92-188: Published: Aug 24, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO and the Congressional Research Service held a symposium on strengthening international environmental agreements, focusing on: (1) the availability of information on the implementation of international environmental agreements; (2) how this information can be used; and (3) whether incentives would help countries to implement these agreements.GAO found that:...
Cambodia: AID's Management of Humanitarian Assistance Programs
NSIAD-91-260: Published: Aug 28, 1991. Publicly Released: Aug 28, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. humanitarian assistance in areas of Cambodia controlled by the Phnom Penh government and in areas controlled by the Cambodian noncommunist resistance, focusing on whether the Agency for International Development (AID) can provide reasonable assurance that assistance to the resistance groups and others is being used efficiently and effectively...
Foreign Assistance: Assistance to Disabled Persons in Developing Countries
NSIAD-91-82: Published: Feb 15, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on assistance to disabled people in developing countries.GAO found that: (1) the United Nations (UN) and other international organizations have taken steps to address disability issues, but have not met all program goals; (2) UN lacked adequate financial contributions to support its program and a voluntary trust fund for disabled person...
Foreign Assistance: International Resource Flows and Development Assistance to Developing Countries
NSIAD-91-25FS: Published: Oct 23, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the total value, composition, and distribution of development assistance provided to developing countries between 1980 and 1988, focusing on the level of U.S. and Japanese assistance.GAO found that: (1) the U.S. share of official development assistance increased from 16.3 percent to 18.3 percent between 1980 and 1988; (2) Japan increased its global...
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...
Status Report on GAO's Reviews on P.L. 480 Food Aid Programs
T-NSIAD-90-23: Published: Mar 21, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1990.
GAO discussed U.S. food aid programs, focusing on: (1) the integration of agricultural export programs with food aid programs; (2) food aid program management; (3) the Agency for International Development's (AID) food aid management plan; (4) the role of U.S. private voluntary organizations (PVO) in U.S. food aid programs; and (5) the extent to which AID should maintain accountability over local c...