International organizations (61 - 70 of 85 items)
North American Free Trade Agreement: Structure and Status of Implementing Organizations
GGD-95-10BR: Published: Oct 7, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 20, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the progress of establishing organizations to carry out the goals of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), focusing on the: (1) design and composition of the various organizations created by NAFTA and its related agreements; (2) status of staffing and budget-related issues for these organizations; and (3) expansion of NAFT...
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade: Uruguay Round Final Act Should Produce Overall U.S. Economic Gains (Volume 1)
GGD-94-83A: Published: Jul 29, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1994.
GAO reviewed the Uruguay Round of negotiations of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), focusing on the: (1) negotiating objectives for the round; and (2) projected impact of the Final Act on the agreement.GAO found that: (1) the act should produce overall economic gains for the United States and increase international trade, reduce tariffs, create stronger trade dispute settlement pr...
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade: Uruguay Round Final Act Should Produce Overall U.S. Economic Gains (Volume 2)
GGD-94-83B: Published: Jul 29, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1994.
GAO presented a reference document assessing the major issues associated with the 1994 Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The assessment: (1) discusses the original trading problems that led to the Uruguay Round negotiations; (2) identifies U.S. negotiating objectives; (3) presents the results of negotiations as provisions of the final agreement; (4) analyzes the l...
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...
Nigerian Oil: Issues Affecting U.S. Investment in the Petroleum Sector
GGD-93-16: Published: Nov 20, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 21, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed certain aspects of Nigeria's petroleum industry and issues affecting U.S. investment in Nigeria's petroleum sector, focusing on: (1) recent trends in Nigeria's oil production, exports, and reserves; (2) primary factors affecting Nigeria's ability to meet its production capacity and reserve goals for 1990 through 1995; (3) Nigeria's petroleum-relate...
East European Energy: Prospects for Improvement in Albania's Energy Sector
NSIAD-93-27: Published: Nov 4, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 4, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) trends and problems related to Albania's energy production, imports, and use; (2) Albanian plans to address its energy problems; (3) the effect of foreign trade and investment on Albania's energy sector; and (4) U.S. and international efforts to assist Albania's energy and business sectors.GAO found that: (1) Albania's declining...
A Historic Transition
147982: Jan 1, 1992
This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 16, Fall/Winter 1992, reviews the: (1) rapidly evolving military, security, and economic situation in what was once the Soviet Union; and (2) areas in which U.S. cooperation with former Soviet states can yield great benefits to both sides, including arms and technology control, multilateral institutions, and economic and scientific cooperation....
Foreign Assistance: International Resource Flows and Development Assistance to Developing Countries
NSIAD-91-25FS: Published: Oct 23, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the total value, composition, and distribution of development assistance provided to developing countries between 1980 and 1988, focusing on the level of U.S. and Japanese assistance.GAO found that: (1) the U.S. share of official development assistance increased from 16.3 percent to 18.3 percent between 1980 and 1988; (2) Japan increased its global...
International Trade: Soviet Export Data
NSIAD-90-209BR: Published: Jul 18, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on Soviet exports, focusing on: (1) Soviet exports to the United States and other countries; (2) the similarity between leading Soviet exports to the United States and other selected countries; (3) the differences between tariff rates for U.S. imports from the Soviet Union and countries granted most-favored-nation (MFN) trade status.GAO...
Status Report on GAO's Reviews on P.L. 480 Food Aid Programs
T-NSIAD-90-23: Published: Mar 21, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1990.
GAO discussed U.S. food aid programs, focusing on: (1) the integration of agricultural export programs with food aid programs; (2) food aid program management; (3) the Agency for International Development's (AID) food aid management plan; (4) the role of U.S. private voluntary organizations (PVO) in U.S. food aid programs; and (5) the extent to which AID should maintain accountability over local c...