International relations (41 - 50 of 89 items)
U.S. Apparel Imports From Caribbean Basin Countries and Mexico
NSIAD-98-59R: Published: Dec 3, 1997. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed trends in U.S. apparel imports from Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) countries over the last decade, focusing on the: (1) trends in the value of apparel imports from CBI countries and other countries; and (2) rates of growth of apparel imports from CBI countries and Mexico.GAO noted that: (1) the data on trends in apparel imported to the United Sta...
Customs Service: Office of International Affairs
NSIAD-97-146R: Published: Apr 25, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Customs Service's Office of International Affairs, focusing on: (1) OIA's overall mission and organization; (2) the nature and extent of OIA's activities; (3) OIA's relationship with other offices within Customs; (4) OIA's budgetary and staffing resources; (5) OIA's management and improvement efforts and system for measuring and...
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...
Nuclear Safety: Status of U.S. Assistance to Improve the Safety of Soviet-Designed Reactors
RCED-97-5: Published: Oct 29, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) changes in the U.S. nuclear safety assistance program's goals since its inception; (2) the costs associated with the program; (3) the status of 13 safety projects implemented by the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC); and (4) the way in which the agencies assess the effect of the projects on i...
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...
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...
Foreign Housing Guaranty Program: Financial Condition Is Poor and Goals Are Not Achieved
NSIAD-95-108: Published: Jun 2, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) use of Housing Guaranty Program funds, focusing on the program's evolution, financial condition, and overall impact.GAO found that: (1) the profile of participating countries, as well as the types of projects funded have significantly changed since the program was introduced in early 1961; (2) the Ho...
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...
International Trade: Long-Term Viability of U.S.-European Union Aircraft Agreement Uncertain
GGD-95-45: Published: Dec 19, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 6, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the 1992 bilateral aircraft agreement between the United States and the European Union (EU), focusing on the: (1) extent to which the agreement has proved viable in operation; (2) potential impact of changes in government support on the competitiveness of the U.S. civil aircraft industry; and (3) efforts of the United States and EU to extend covera...
International Trade: Issues Regarding Imposition of an Oil Embargo Against Nigeria
GGD-95-24: Published: Nov 10, 1994. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the potential economic and political effects of a multilateral oil embargo on Nigeria and an U.S. oil embargo on Nigeria.GAO found that: (1) although a multilateral oil embargo could have a devastating effect on Nigeria's economy, there is little international support for implementing such an embargo; (2) a multilateral embargo on Nigerian oil coul...