International agreements (51 - 60 of 95 items)
Bosnia Peace Operation: Progress Toward Achieving the Dayton Agreement's Goals
NSIAD-97-132: Published: May 5, 1997. Publicly Released: May 5, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implementation of the Bosnia peace operation, focusing on: (1) the progress made in achieving the operation's four key objectives since the operation began in December 1995; and (2) U.S. costs and commitments in support of the operation.GAO noted that: (1) the Bosnia peace operation has helped Bosnia take important first steps toward the Dayton...
Nuclear Nonproliferation: Implications of the U.S./North Korean Agreement on Nuclear Issues
RCED/NSIAD-97-8: Published: Oct 1, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the agreement between the United States and North Korea that addresses the threat of North Korean nuclear proliferation, focusing on whether: (1) the agreement is a non-binding political agreement; (2) the United States could be held financially liable for a nuclear accident at a North Korean reactor site; (3) North Korea is obligated to pay to upg...
NATO Enlargement: NATO and U.S. Actions Taken to Facilitate Enlargement
NSIAD-96-92: Published: May 6, 1996. Publicly Released: May 15, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) future enlargement and plans to include the newly democratic states of the former communist bloc, focusing on: (1) actions NATO plans to take to enlarge itself; (2) U.S. bilateral assistance programs that enhance the military operations and capabilities of aspiring NATO members; and (3) the potential...
Nuclear Nonproliferation: Status of U.S. Efforts to Improve Nuclear Material Controls in Newly Independent States
NSIAD/RCED-96-89: Published: Mar 8, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. efforts to strengthen controls over nuclear materials in the newly independent states of the former Soviet Union, focusing on the: (1) nature and extent of problems with controlling direct-use nuclear materials in the newly independent states; (2) status and future prospects of U.S. efforts in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Belarus; and (3)...
Nuclear Nonproliferation: U.S. Efforts to Help Newly Independent States Improve Their Nuclear Material Controls
T-NSIAD/RCED-96-118: Published: Mar 13, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1996.
GAO discussed U.S. efforts to strengthen controls over nuclear materials in the newly independent states (NIS) of the former Soviet Union. GAO noted that: (1) social and economic changes in the newly independent states have increased the threat of theft and diversion of nuclear material; (2) recent seizures of direct-use material in Russia and Europe have increased concerns about the adequacy of c...
Commercial Trucking: Safety and Infrastructure Issues Under the North American Free Trade Agreement
RCED-96-61: Published: Feb 29, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 29, 1996.
GAO reviewed the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement's provisions on cross-border commercial truck traffic, focusing on: (1) efforts to make the differing U.S. and Mexican trucking regulations compatible; (2) the major differences in U.S. and Mexican regulations and operating and enforcement practices that adversely affect highway safety and infrastructure; and (3) federal an...
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...
Nuclear Safety: Concerns with Nuclear Facilities and Other Sources of Radiation in the Former Soviet Union
RCED-96-4: Published: Nov 7, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 7, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on U.S. and international efforts to address nuclear safety and environmental problems in the former Soviet Union.GAO found that: (1) the former Soviet Union has at least 221 nuclear facilities operating, 99 of which are located in Russia; (2) as many as 20,000 organizations throughout the former Soviet Union are using various types of...
Nuclear Nonproliferation: Information on Nuclear Exports Controlled by U.S.-EURATOM Agreement
RCED-95-168: Published: Jun 16, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the United States-European Atomic Energy Community (EURATOM) agreement, focusing on the: (1) amount of U.S. nuclear exports to EURATOM and Japan and U.S.-origin nuclear materials transferred from Japan to EURATOM; (2) value of U.S. nuclear exports to EURATOM and Japan; and (3) nuclear industry's views on the potential impact on nucle...
International Trade, Finance, and Competitiveness Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1995-96
IAP-95-13: Published: Jul 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1995.
GAO presented its International Trade, Finance, and Competitiveness issue area plan for fiscal years 1995 through 1996.GAO plans to: (1) assess the impact of international accords and organizations on international trade, market access, and trading partners' financial conditions; (2) evaluate U.S. agencies' effectiveness in promoting emerging markets and international trade programs, implementing...