International agreements (81 - 90 of 95 items)
European Drawdown: Status of Residual Value Negotiations in Germany
NSIAD-94-195BR: Published: Jun 23, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the: (1) potential residual value of U.S. installations being returned to European host countries; and (2) status of the residual value negotiations between the United States and Federal Republic of Germany.GAO found that: (1) the United States has recovered only a small portion of its total estimated residual value claim in Europe...
Export Controls: License Screening and Compliance Procedures Need Strengthening
NSIAD-94-178: Published: Jun 14, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed export control activities at the Departments of State and Commerce, focusing on: (1) whether these agencies effectively use automated systems to screen license applications; (2) how well these agencies cooperate with each other and the U.S. Customs Service; (3) whether State is monitoring reexports and technology transfers by companies involved in...
International Aviation: Measures by European Community Could Limit U.S. Airlines' Ability to Compete Abroad
RCED-93-64: Published: Apr 26, 1993. Publicly Released: May 12, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the European Economic Community's (EC) air transportation regulation changes and their effects on U.S. and European airlines.GAO found that: (1) since 1987, EC has made modest progress in implementing measures to create a more competitive air transport market; (2) EC air transportation liberalization efforts have had little effect on reducing airli...
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...
TV Marti: Costs and Compliance With Broadcast Standards and International Agreements
NSIAD-92-199: Published: May 6, 1992. Publicly Released: May 13, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined TV Marti's: (1) cost since inception, including the value of support services provided by other agencies; (2) compliance with Voice of America broadcast standards; and (3) compliance with international agreements.GAO found that: (1) during fiscal years (FY) 1989 through 1992, TV Marti had $52.6 million available for operations; (2) of the $52.6 m...
Weapons Codevelopment: U.S. National Issues in the MLRS Terminal Guidance Warhead Program
NSIAD-92-55: Published: Apr 21, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1992.
GAO reviewed how the Army's Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Terminal Guidance Warhead (TGW) Program protects U.S. interests.GAO found that: (1) although the United States is to pay 40 percent of the MLRS TGW development cost and France, Germany, and the United Kingdom are each to pay 20 percent, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) limited the U.S. development work share under the prime cont...
International Procurement: NATO Allies' Implementation of Reciprocal Defense Agreements
NSIAD-92-126: Published: Mar 18, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request and a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed how various North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) countries were implementing their reciprocal defense procurement memoranda of understanding (MOU) with the United States, focusing on: (1) how the United States and its allies viewed and implemented MOU; (2) whether MOU provide opportunities for U.S. firms to freely...
U.S.-Mexico Trade: Information on Environmental Regulations and Enforcement
NSIAD-91-227: Published: May 13, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Mexican environmental protection standards and enforcement, focusing on: (1) Mexico's environmental problems; (2) Mexican environmental protection laws and regulations; (3) Mexico's resources and efforts to implement and enforce its environmental protection program; and (4) U.S.-Mexico cooperative efforts to enhance environmental protection.GAO fou...
The Management of Peace
142936: Jan 1, 1991
This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 11, Winter 1990/91, discusses the U.S. opportunity for postwar planning for international peace without having to go through warfare by surveying a group of current international systems and arrangements and locating their common principles of success, focusing on: (1) how such systems and arrangements might apply in a leaderless world; and (2)...
International Trade: Czech Trade Data
NSIAD-90-298BR: Published: Sep 20, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 20, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the trade agreement between the United States and Czechoslovakia signed in April 1990, focusing on: (1) Czechoslovakia's exports and imports to select countries; (2) tariff rates on U.S. imports from Czechoslovakia as compared to rates on imports from countries with most-favored-nation (MFN) status; (3) Czechoslovakia's eligibility f...