Foreign governments (71 - 80 of 93 items)
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 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...
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...
Aid to Kenya: Accountability for Economic and Military Assistance Can Be Improved
NSIAD-93-57: Published: Jan 25, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effectiveness of the Agency for International Development's (AID) and the Department of Defense's (DOD) accountability and control procedures over economic and military assistance programs to Kenya, focusing on: (1) how the Kenyan government controlled and used U.S. aid; and (2) the adequacy of program controls.GAO found that: (1) between 1986...
Foreign Assistance: Meeting the Training Needs of Police in New Democracies
NSIAD-93-109: Published: Jan 21, 1993. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. assistance to foreign law enforcement agencies in Central and Eastern Europe, focusing on: (1) whether the needs of the police forces in the region have been adequately assessed; (2) whether the assistance to police forces directly supported democracy-building initiatives; and (3) whether the executive branch has developed a plan to provide po...
Former Soviet Union: Assistance by the United States and Other Donors
NSIAD-93-101: Published: Dec 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1992.
GAO reviewed U.S. assistance to Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, focusing on the: (1) extent and nature of assistance provided; and (2) level of coordination among donors.GAO found that: (1) donor countries have pledged $90 billion in aid to the former Soviet republics; (2) less than half of the amount pledged will have been disbursed by the end of 1992; (3) the United State...
Foreign Assistance: AID's Private-Sector Assistance Program at a Crossroads
NSIAD-93-55: Published: Dec 11, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 11, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) efforts to assist private-sector growth in developing countries, focusing on: (1) the extent of the AID commitment to private-sector development; (2) the results, sustainability, and impact of AID private-sector assistance on the poor; and (3) the orientation of AID assistance for the future.GAO foun...
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...