Federal aid to foreign countries (71 - 80 of 103 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,...
Greece and Turkey: U.S. Assistance Programs and Other Activities
NSIAD-95-100: Published: Apr 17, 1995. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the amount of U.S. assistance provided to Greece and Turkey between 1992 and 1994, including the costs and amount of equipment transferred to these countries under the Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty.GAO found that between fiscal years 1992 and 1994, the: (1) United States provided Greece and Turkey with about $2.6 billion in de...
Foreign Assistance: Selected Donors' Approaches for Managing Aid Programs
NSIAD-95-37: Published: Feb 23, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1995.
GAO provided information on how seven donors, Canada, Germany, Japan, Sweden, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the European Union, manage their foreign aid programs, focusing on the: (1) difficulty of planning in an uncertain environment; and (2) common structural dilemmas and management weaknesses in these foreign aid programs.GAO found that: (1) the worldwide recession, growing deficits,...
Promoting Democracy: Foreign Affairs and Defense Agencies Funds and Activities--1991 to 1993
NSIAD-94-83: Published: Jan 4, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 4, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. government funded programs aimed at democratic development for fiscal years 1991 through 1993 for the Agency for International Development, the Department of Defense, the Department of State, the National Endowment for Democracy, and the U.S. Information Agency. GAO also identified legislation authorizing U.S. assistance for democratic develop...
Foreign Assistance: Promoting Judicial Reform to Strengthen Democracies
NSIAD-93-149: Published: Sep 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. efforts to improve the administration of justice in developing countries, focusing on the: (1) lessons learned from 10 years of judicial reform experience in Latin America; and (2) U.S. government's management approach to judicial reform in the new democratic countries of Central and Eastern Europe.GAO found that: (1) most judicial reform effo...
Food Aid: Management Improvements Are Needed to Achieve Program Objectives
NSIAD-93-168: Published: Jul 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) Emergency and Private Assistance Program and Food for Development Program, which provide agricultural commodities to developing countries, focusing on: (1) the commodities' use and impact on local currencies; (2) the commodities' impact on enhancing food security; and (3) AID program management.GAO...
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: Promising Approach to Judicial Reform in Colombia
NSIAD-92-269: Published: Sep 24, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed judicial reform assistance to Colombia.GAO found that: (1) from 1986 through 1990, the Agency for International Development (AID) used small projects managed by a private Colombian foundation to build consensus among the judiciary, the executive branch, and the private sector on the importance of judicial reform, an approach that was different from...
Aid to Nicaragua: U.S. Assistance Supports Economic and Social Development
NSIAD-92-203: Published: Aug 14, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 14, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on aid to Nicaragua and the effectiveness and management of the program.GAO found that: (1) the Agency for International Development's (AID) balance-of-payments support to Nicaragua totalled $265.5 million with $75 million for debt payment assistance to international financial institutions; (2) AID financial assistance relies on impleme...
Foreign Assistance: AID's Population Program Evaluations Have Improved, but Problems Remain
NSIAD-92-48: Published: Feb 21, 1992. Publicly Released: Feb 21, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) population program evaluations, focusing on whether AID: (1) uses uniform indicators in evaluating its population programs' performance and impact; (2) has a system for measuring the impact of country-specific and agencywide population programs relative to program objectives; and (3) uses population...