International organizations (51 - 60 of 85 items)
World Trade Organization: Observations on the Ministerial Meeting in Singapore
T-NSIAD-97-92: Published: Feb 26, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1997.
GAO discussed the results of the World Trade Organization's (WTO) ministerial meeting in Singapore that took place in December 1996, focusing on: (1) trade liberalization; (2) implementation of Uruguay Round (UR) agreements; (3) areas of ongoing WTO negotiation; and (4) emerging trade issues that are being debated in the WTO and in other international forums.GAO noted that: (1) the Singapore minis...
International Relations and Trade Issue Area--Active Assignments
AA-97-5(1): Published: Jan 2, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1997.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the International Relations and Trade issue area as of January 2, 1997...
World Trade Organization: Status of Issues to Be Considered at Singapore Ministerial Meeting
T-NSIAD-96-243: Published: Sep 27, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1996.
GAO discussed the implementation of the Uruguay Round agreements and the World Trade Organization's (WTO) operations in the context of the upcoming Singapore ministerial meeting. GAO noted that: (1) implementation of the Uruguay Round agreements is complex, and the Singapore meeting will provide WTO member countries with the opportunity to take stock of their implementation efforts; (2) limitation...
World Bank: U.S. Interests Supported, but Oversight Needed to Help Ensure Improved Performance
NSIAD-96-212: Published: Sep 26, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the World Bank, focusing on the: (1) Bank's role in enhancing the flow of private investment capital into developing countries; (2) extent to which Bank projects achieve their development objectives; (3) Bank's progress in reforming its operations to improve effectiveness; and (4) extent to which the Bank supports U.S. foreign policy goals.GAO fou...
International Relations and Trade Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-5(4): Published: Sep 3, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 3, 1996.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the International Relations and Trade issue area as of September 3, 1996...
International Trade: Implementation Issues Concerning the World Trade Organization
T-NSIAD-96-122: Published: Mar 13, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1996.
GAO discussed the implementation of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade's Uruguay Round agreements and the operation of the World Trade Organization (WTO). GAO noted that: (1) the U.S. has generally achieved its negotiating objectives in the Uruguay Round; (2) the agreements are expected to open markets by reducing trade barriers and unfair trade practices; (3) some U.S. industries and dome...
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...
Export Finance: Comparative Analysis of U.S. and European Union Export Credit Agencies
GGD-96-1: Published: Oct 24, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 24, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the types of export-financing assistance that the United States and five European Union (EU) countries provide to exporters, focusing on the: (1) types of export-financing delivery systems used in the countries; (2) differences in and types of trade-offs among U.S. and EU member state programs; and (3) status of international efforts to limit the u...
Multilateral Development Banks: U.S. Firms' Market Share and Federal Efforts to Help U.S. Firms
GGD-95-222: Published: Sep 28, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed business opportunities for U.S. firms at multilateral development banks (MDB), focusing on: (1) the MDB market share held by U.S. firms and their major competitors; (2) obstacles U.S. businesses may face in competing for MDB projects; (3) services the U.S. government provides to help U.S. firms overcome competition obstacles; (4) the Department of...
U.S.-China Trade: Implementation of Agreements on Market Access and Intellectual Property
GGD-95-61: Published: Jan 25, 1995. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed China's implementation of two memoranda of understanding regarding improved market access and intellectual property rights (IPR) protection, focusing on: (1) China's compliance with the market access provisions; (2) China's progress in meeting eligibility requirements for the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT); (3) China's compliance wit...