Foreign aid programs (41 - 50 of 78 items)
Nuclear Nonproliferation: DOE's Efforts to Secure Nuclear Material and Employ Weapons Scientists in Russia
GAO-01-726T: Published: May 15, 2001. Publicly Released: May 15, 2001.
The security systems installed by the Department of Energy (DOE) are reducing the risk of theft of nuclear material in Russia, but hundreds of metric tons of nuclear material still lack improved security systems. As of February 2001, DOE had installed, at a cost of about $601 million, completed or partially completed systems that protect 192 metric tons of the 603 metric tons of nuclear material i...
Foreign Assistance: Lack of Haitian Commitment Limited Success of U.S. Aid to Justice System
T-NSIAD-00-257: Published: Sep 19, 2000. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the preliminary results of its review of U.S. assistance provided to Haiti's justice system, focusing on the: (1) results of the U.S. assistance provided to the Haitian police and judicial sector and the major problems that continue to affect these justice institutions; and (2) primary factors that have affected the success of the assistance.GAO n...
Cooperative Threat Reduction: DOD's 1997-98 Reports on Accounting for Assistance Were Late and Incomplete
NSIAD-00-40: Published: Mar 15, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) calendar years 1997 and 1998 accounting reports for the Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) program, which provides assistance to the former Soviet Union, focusing on each report's: (1) compliance with its respective deadline for submission to Congress; and (2) accuracy and completeness.GAO noted that: (1) DOD was...
Global Health: The U.S. and U.N. Response to the AIDS Crisis in Africa
T-NSIAD-00-99: Published: Feb 24, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 24, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed its recent reports concerning the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on: (1) the social and economic implications of AIDS in Africa; and (2) efforts to combat the disease by the United States and the United Nations.GAO noted that: (1) despite some breakthroughs in tre...
Foreign Assistance: Status of Rule of Law Program Coordination
NSIAD-00-8R: Published: Oct 13, 1999. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of State's efforts to coordinate rule of law assistance programs at the Washington, D.C., headquarters level, focusing on: (1) the status of State and the Department of Justice's efforts to resolve issues raised about Justice's International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program, which provides police trai...
Foreign Assistance: U.S. Rule of Law Assistance to Five Latin American Countries
NSIAD-99-195: Published: Aug 4, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 7, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined U.S. rule of law assistance programs in five Latin American countries--Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Panama, focusing on: (1) what U.S. rule of law assistance has helped each country achieve; (2) what factors have affected the implementation of reforms in the respective criminal justice systems; and (3) how U.S. missions in each c...
Foreign Assistance: Rule of Law Funding Worldwide for Fiscal Years 1993-1998
NSIAD-99-158: Published: Jun 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on U.S. rule of law assistance programs and activities, focusing on the: (1) amount of U.S. rule of law funding provided worldwide in fiscal years 1993-1998; and (2) U.S. Departments and agencies involved in providing rule of law assistance.GAO noted that: (1) based on the funding data cognizant Departments and agencies made available,...
United Nations: Observations on Reform Initiatives
T-NSIAD-99-196: Published: Jun 22, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the status of initiatives intended to reform the United Nations (U.N.), focusing on U.N. efforts to: (1) unify and focus its organizational structure; (2) control its budget and institute new budget procedures; (3) improve oversight, program monitoring, and evaluation; and (4) improve its human resources management.GAO noted that: (1) GAO believes...
Developing Countries: Status of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Debt Relief Initiative
NSIAD-98-229: Published: Sep 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) implementation of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Debt Initiative; and (2) initiative's potential to achieve its stated goal of bringing poor countries' debts to sustainable levels.GAO noted that: (1) the HIPC initiative will help reduce participating poor countries' debt burdens, in some cases, substantially; however, many will...
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...