International organizations (51 - 60 of 82 items)
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...
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...
[Comments on GAO Authorization To Provide Technical Services To Foreign Countries]
B-226878: Published: Nov 23, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 23, 1987.
GAO commented on its authority to assume a lead agency role for a project under the U.S-Saudi Arabian Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation. GAO believes that: (1) the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 authorized it to provide technical services to friendly countries on an advance-of-funds or reimbursement basis; and (2) although its mission was to aid and assist Congress in carrying out its respo...
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...
United Nations: Personnel Compensation and Pension Issues
NSIAD-87-53: Published: Feb 11, 1987. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the salaries and pensions of the United Nations' (UN) professional and executive employees and U.S. efforts to influence them, including: (1) a comparison of UN and U.S. employee compensation and benefits; (2) the basis for determining UN compensation levels, and the International Civil Service Commission's (ICSC) role and methodology in determi...
United Nations: Progress To Strengthen U.N. Internal Evaluation Systems Has Been Slow
NSIAD-87-54: Published: Jan 14, 1987. Publicly Released: Jan 14, 1987.
GAO provided information on: (1) the United Nations (UN) headquarters' progress in strengthening internal evaluation; and (2) U.S. efforts to monitor and promote the evaluation and to assess UN development programs.GAO found that: (1) several specialized UN agencies are making progress in establishing internal evaluation capabilities by integrating evaluation findings into their programming, budge...
The Philippines: Accountability and Control of U.S. Economic Assistance
NSIAD-86-108BR: Published: May 2, 1986. Publicly Released: May 2, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed accountability and control over U.S. economic assistance to the Philippines since 1978.GAO found that: (1) in recent years, the bulk of development-related assistance has been provided through the Economic Support Fund (ESF) program under which the United States transferred U.S. dollars to the Government of the Philippines; (2) the disposition of E...
United Nations: Content of and Charges for Radio Broadcasts Transmitted by the Voice of America
NSIAD-86-114BR: Published: Apr 30, 1986. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the United Nations (UN) radio programs that Voice of America (VOA) transmits to: (1) assess instances of favorable and unfavorable treatment of the United States and U.S. policy interests in the programs; and (2) clarify the leasing arrangement between UN and VOA.GAO found that: (1) the past method of computing charges for VOA bro...
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...
UN Funding: U.S. Contributions Withheld for UN-PLO Activities
NSIAD-86-17: Published: Dec 6, 1985. Publicly Released: Jan 6, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of State's efforts to comply with legislative provisions requiring the withholding of U.S.-assessed contributions to the United Nations (UN) for organizations and projects whose primary purpose is to provide political benefits to the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).GAO found that: (1) from 1980 through 1984, the United Sta...