Foreign economic assistance (31 - 40 of 64 items)
Former Soviet Union: An Update on Coordination of U.S. Assistance and Economic Cooperation Programs
NSIAD-96-16: Published: Dec 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1995.
GAO examined U.S. bilateral programs designed to help the former Soviet Union (FSU) implement political and economic reforms, focusing on: (1) the Department of State Coordinator's role in and authority over bilateral FSU programs; and (2) interagency cooperation in implementing Freedom Support Act programs.GAO found that: (1) since GAO's February 1995 report, the FSU Coordinator's role has been e...
Former Soviet Union: Assessment of U.S. Bilateral Programs
T-NSIAD-96-78: Published: Dec 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1995.
GAO discussed U.S. assistance to the former Soviet Union (FSU), focusing on: (1) how the executive branch has ensured program and policy coordination among federal agencies; (2) whether the Agency for International Development's (AID) assistance projects have met their objectives and contributed to systematic reform; and (3) whether the Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) program has achieved its o...
Review of Assistance to Colombia
NSIAD-96-62R: Published: Dec 12, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 12, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on U.S. aid to Colombia, focusing on: (1) the status of the Agency for International Development's (AID) administration of justice and population projects; (2) Colombia's economic and environmental reform efforts; and (3) Colombia's human rights record. GAO noted that: (1) the United States has provided Colombia with $691 million in ass...
Foreign Assistance: PLO's Ability to Help Support Palestinian Authority Is Not Clear
NSIAD-96-23: Published: Nov 28, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 28, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Palestine Liberation Organization's (PLO) finances, focusing on whether: (1) PLO is able to help finance the Palestine Authority's operations in the West Bank and Gaza; (2) international donors have effectively analyzed the need to help fund the Palestinian Authority's operating expenses; and (3) appropriate controls are in place to ensure that...
Former Soviet Union: U.S. Bilateral Program Lacks Effective Coordination
NSIAD-95-10: Published: Feb 7, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 7, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the federal government's efforts to transform former Soviet Union (FSU) command economies into more efficient, market-based economies, focusing on the: (1) size, scope, and status of the various U.S. bilateral programs; (2) structures for coordinating and managing these programs; and (3) coordination and structural problems the Administration faces...
Foreign Assistance Act: Comments on New Policy Framework for Foreign Aid
T-NSIAD-94-121: Published: Feb 22, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1994.
GAO discussed reforming the U.S. foreign assistance program in the wake of the Cold War. GAO noted that: (1) it generally supports proposed legislation that would reform U.S. foreign assistance programs; (2) it will be necessary to maintain focus on outlining and implementing a limited number of priority objectives; (3) foreign assistance reform should include accountability for managing the progr...
Eastern Europe: AID's Indefinite Contracts Assist Privatization Efforts but Lack Adequate Oversight
NSIAD-94-61: Published: Jan 19, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 18, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) use of indefinite quantity contracts (IQC) to provide technical assistance to Poland and the Czech and Slovak Republics, focusing on: (1) whether host governments are satisfied with IQC assistance; (2) how IQC assistance compares with other major donors' programs; (3) the role of host governments and...
Foreign Assistance: U.S. Participation in FAO's Technical Cooperation Program
NSIAD-94-32: Published: Jan 11, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 11, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. participation in the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) Technical Cooperation Program (TCP), focusing on: (1) whether TCP projects fulfill the criteria that FAO has established for the program; (2) financial management of TCP; and (3) the role of FAO governing bodies and the United States in setting policy for TCP and fo...
Former Soviet Union: Assistance by the United States and Other Donors
NSIAD-93-101: Published: Dec 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1992.
GAO reviewed U.S. assistance to Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, focusing on the: (1) extent and nature of assistance provided; and (2) level of coordination among donors.GAO found that: (1) donor countries have pledged $90 billion in aid to the former Soviet republics; (2) less than half of the amount pledged will have been disbursed by the end of 1992; (3) the United State...
Foreign Assistance: AID's Private-Sector Assistance Program at a Crossroads
NSIAD-93-55: Published: Dec 11, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 11, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) efforts to assist private-sector growth in developing countries, focusing on: (1) the extent of the AID commitment to private-sector development; (2) the results, sustainability, and impact of AID private-sector assistance on the poor; and (3) the orientation of AID assistance for the future.GAO foun...