International organizations (61 - 70 of 77 items)
Cambodia: Multilateral Relief Efforts in Border Camps
NSIAD-91-99FS: Published: Jan 22, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 22, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the amount and management of humanitarian aid provided by multilateral organizations to Cambodians in border camps in Thailand, focusing on the: (1) amount of money spent to support the camps; (2) purposes for which the money was used; and (3) control and accountability systems for managing the funds.GAO found that: (1) between 1982 and 1989, more...
Cambodia: U.S. Non-lethal Assistance and Status of the Cambodian Seat at the United Nations
T-NSIAD-90-63: Published: Sep 19, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 1990.
GAO discussed the: (1) accountability for and impact of non-lethal assistance the United States provided to the military forces of the Noncommunist Cambodian Resistance (NCR); and (2) the status of the United Nations (UN) seat held by the Coalition Government of Democratic Kampuchea. GAO noted that: (1) despite poor accountability and control over the non-lethal assistance program in its initial y...
Foreign Aid: Accountability and Control Over U.S. Assistance to Indonesia
NSIAD-87-187: Published: Aug 19, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 19, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the accountability and controls over U.S. assistance to Indonesia.GAO found that: (1) the Agency for International Development (AID) mission did not provide adequate oversight over the Food for Peace Program; (2) Indonesia did not submit audited reports of commodity sales receipts and expenditures; (3) self-help measure progress reports were gen...
Foreign Assistance: How the Funds Are Spent
NSIAD-86-73: Published: Mar 7, 1986. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed fiscal year 1984 foreign assistance program outlays to determine how funds were actually spent and who benefited from the program.GAO found that: (1) the Agency for International Development (AID) disbursed significant portions of its assistance funds in the United States to a variety of entities, which directly benefited the U.S. economy, the reci...
U.S. Government Contributions to Total Worldwide Contributions for Humanitarian Assistance to Disaster Victims in Bangladesh and India From July 1, 1971, Through December 31, 1972
B-173240: Published: Apr 9, 1973. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Inter-American Foundation: Alternative to Traditional Foreign Assistance
ID-82-16: Published: Jul 13, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 1982.
In 1969, Congress created the Inter-American Foundation (IAF) as an experimental program to provide new direction and emphasis for U.S. aid to Latin America. IAF assistance is characterized by: (1) independence from U.S. and host governments' short-term foreign policy objectives; (2) responsiveness to the initiatives of Latin Americans; and (3) nonintervention in the affairs of groups supported. I...
U.S. Assistance to Cyprus
ID-82-2: Published: Nov 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 10, 1981.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the U.S. assistance program to Cyprus. Following the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in July and August 1974, a quarter million people were displaced from their homes. International response with financial contributions for health care, food, and protection was prompt and substantial. During the 1974-1975 period, total international relief to Cyprus...
The Indochinese Exodus: A Humanitarian Dilemma
ID-79-20: Published: Apr 24, 1979. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1979.
Massive refugee migrations in Southeast Asia set off in 1975 by changes of government in Vietman, Cambodia, and Laos, are a problem of both humanitarian and political concern. The refugees pose potentially disruptive political problems for the asylum countries, Thailand, Malyasia, Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Hong Kong. Only a few countries, the United States, France, Australia, and...
The Independent Review and Evaluation System of the Inter-American Development Bank Needs Support
ID-78-21: Published: Jun 22, 1978. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 1978.
The Inter-American Development Bank was established by international agreement in 1959 to promote the economic development of Latin American member countries. In 1976, the Bank made loans and provided technical assistance of more than $1.5 billion to 20 Latin American countries. The United States has contributed 58 percent of all members' contributions to its financial support. The Secretary of th...
Effectiveness of the World Bank's Independent Review and Evaluation System
ID-78-14: Published: Jun 5, 1978. Publicly Released: Jun 5, 1978.
The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) was created in 1945 primarily to help finance reconstruction economies devastated by World War II and for development of productive facilities where private capital was not available on reasonable terms. The Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 required the President, acting through the U.S. representative to the World Bank, to propo...