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Bosnia Peace Operation: Progress Toward the Dayton Agreement's Goals--An Update
T-NSIAD-97-216: Published: Jul 17, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1997.
GAO discussed international efforts to promote an enduring peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina through the implementation of the 1995 Dayton Agreement.GAO noted that: (1) the internationally-supported peace operation in Bosnia, part of a longer-term peace process, has helped that country take important first steps toward achieving the Dayton Agreement's goals; (2) progress has been made in establishin...
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...
Foreign Assistance: Harvard Institute for International Development's Work in Russia and Ukraine
NSIAD-97-27: Published: Nov 27, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 6, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Harvard Institute for International Development's (HIID) work, focusing on: (1) how the U.S. Agency for International Development (AID) awarded assistance agreements to HIID to carry out work in Russia and Ukraine; and (2) HIID's role and accomplishments in implementing assistance agreements to develop a Russian capital market and devise a lega...
Foreign Affairs: Perspectives on Foreign Affairs Programs and Structures
NSIAD-97-6: Published: Nov 8, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1996.
GAO summarized the views presented at its 1996 conference on foreign affairs issues, focusing on the: (1) changed environment for foreign policy; (2) influence and impact of U.S. programs; (3) role of multilateral institutions; (4) world trade interests of the United States; and (5) structure of the U.S. foreign affairs apparatus.GAO found that: (1) a central theme that emerged from the 2 days of...
World Bank: U.S. Interests Supported, but Oversight Needed to Help Ensure Improved Performance
NSIAD-96-212: Published: Sep 26, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the World Bank, focusing on the: (1) Bank's role in enhancing the flow of private investment capital into developing countries; (2) extent to which Bank projects achieve their development objectives; (3) Bank's progress in reforming its operations to improve effectiveness; and (4) extent to which the Bank supports U.S. foreign policy goals.GAO fou...
[Comments on Status of Appropriation Provision Relating to Humanitarian Aid for Azerbaijan]
B-271412: Published: Jun 13, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided an opinion on whether an appropriations act's limitations on assistance to Azerbaijan were permanent. GAO held that the limitations were only applicable to the fiscal years that the appropriation covered...
International Relations and Trade Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-5(2): Published: Apr 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 1996.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in its International Relations and Trade issue area as of April 6, 1996...
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...
Cambodia: Limited Progress on Free Elections, Human Rights, and Mine Clearing
NSIAD-96-15BR: Published: Feb 29, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 29, 1996.
GAO provided information on Cambodia's: (1) prospects for holding free and fair national elections by 1998; (2) progress in meeting international human and political rights standards; and (3) progress in clearing the country of millions of land mines.GAO found that: (1) Cambodia lacks the electoral framework and the human and financial resources needed to support the elections process, has done li...
Mexico's Financial Crisis: Origins, Awareness, Assistance, and Initial Efforts to Recover
GGD-96-56: Published: Feb 23, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined Mexico's financial crisis, focusing on the: (1) origins of the crisis; (2) extent to which the U.S. government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) were aware of Mexico's financial crisis; (3) U.S. and IMF response to the crisis; and (4) Treasury's use of the Exchange Stabilization Fund (ESF) to fund financial assistance to Mexico.GAO found th...