International agreements (41 - 50 of 95 items)
Balkans Security: Current and Projected Factors Affecting Regional Stability
NSIAD-00-125BR: Published: Apr 24, 2000. Publicly Released: May 16, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on Balkans security issues, focusing on: (1) the current security situation in the Balkans, particularly in Kosovo and Bosnia; (2) the projected security in the region over the next 5 years; (3) factors in the decision to withdraw Yugoslav security forces from Kosovo; and (4) how the executive branch has defined U.S. interests in the re...
Foreign Affairs: Specific Action Plan Needed to Improve Response to Parental Child Abductions
NSIAD-00-10: Published: Mar 29, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on international parental child abductions, focusing on the adequacy of federal response to: (1) problems identified with the federal government's response to international parental child abductions; (2) the Department of Justice's (DOJ) use of the 1993 International Parental Kidnapping Crime Act to prosecute abducting parents; and (3)...
Foreign Affairs: Federal Response to International Parental Child Abductions
T-NSIAD-00-44: Published: Oct 14, 1999. Publicly Released: Oct 14, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the federal response to international parental child abductions, focusing on: (1) problems with the federal government's response to parental child abduction; and (2) how the federal government is attempting to improve its response.GAO noted that: (1) there are a number of problems and issues related to the federal response to international child...
International Environment: Experts' Observations on Enhancing Compliance With a Climate Change Agreement
RCED-99-248: Published: Aug 23, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO identified issues that could enhance compliance with the Kyoto Protocol or any climate change agreement, focusing on the: (1) clarity of the protocol's goals and procedures; (2) use of incentives that encourage compliance to supplement punitive measures to punish noncompliance; and (3) role of environmental and industry groups.GAO noted that: (1) three feat...
International Environment: Literature on the Effectiveness of International Environmental Agreements
RCED-99-148: Published: May 1, 1999. Publicly Released: May 1, 1999.
GAO provided information on the three components needed to ensure compliance with international environmental agreements.GAO noted that: (1) data on the results of nations' activities undertaken to meet their international environmental obligations are the basis of determining whether each nation is in compliance with the agreements to which it is a party; (2) historically, such data have had prob...
Bosnia Peace Operation: Mission, Structure, and Transition Strategy of NATO's Stabilization Force
NSIAD-99-19: Published: Oct 8, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 8, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)-led military force in Bosnia, known as the Stabilization Force (SFOR), focusing on: (1) how SFOR's operations in Bosnia have changed since mid-1997, particularly its support for the operation's civil aspects, and whether any such changes have exceeded SFOR's defined mission; (2) the missi...
International Joint Commission: U.S. Activities and Oversight
NSIAD-98-252R: Published: Sep 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the International Joint Commission (IJC), focusing on: (1) providing information on the Commission's operations and activities, including proposed changes in the scope of its responsibilities; (2) identifying the U.S. Section's source and uses of funds; and (3) examining financial and managerial oversight of the U.S. Section's activities.GAO noted...
Nuclear Nonproliferation: Uncertainties With Implementing IAEA's Strengthened Safeguards System
NSIAD/RCED-98-184: Published: Jul 9, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) changes the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is undertaking to strengthen its safeguards program; (2) the reasonableness of IAEA's assumptions regarding the impact of these changes on program costs and efficiency; and (3) comments on the extent of IAEA's reliance on the United States to finance the Agency's safeguards activities.GAO n...
Bosnia Peace Operation: Pace of Implementing Dayton Accelerated as International Involvement Increased
NSIAD-98-138: Published: Jun 5, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO updated its review of the Bosnia peace operation, focusing on the progress made since mid-1997 in achieving the operation's objectives.GAO noted that: (1) the actions taken by the international community starting in mid-1997 accelerated the pace of progress toward reaching the Dayton Agreement's objectives; (2) during this period, with the military situatio...
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...