Program management (71 - 80 of 113 items)
Multilateral Assistance: U.S. Participation in FAO's Technical Cooperation Program
T-NSIAD-93-23: Published: Sep 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 1993.
GAO discussed the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) Technical Cooperation Program (TCP), focusing on: (1) the degree to which FAO has conformed to its established criteria in selecting TCP projects; (2) FAO management of TCP; and (3) the role of FAO governing bodies and the United States in overseeing TCP and following up on auditor and evaluator recommendations. GAO noted...
Food Aid: Management Improvements Are Needed to Achieve Program Objectives
NSIAD-93-168: Published: Jul 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) Emergency and Private Assistance Program and Food for Development Program, which provide agricultural commodities to developing countries, focusing on: (1) the commodities' use and impact on local currencies; (2) the commodities' impact on enhancing food security; and (3) AID program management.GAO...
UNESCO: Improvements in Management Practices
NSIAD-93-159: Published: Mar 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 23, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) management practices, focusing on: (1) UNESCO implementation of 12 GAO management recommendations; (2) UNESCO management improvement efforts; and (3) the UNESCO Participation Program.GAO found that UNESCO: (1) has implemented or made progress on 8 of the 12 GAO recomme...
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...
Foreign Affairs Issues
OCG-93-26TR: Published: Dec 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO summarized issues relating to major foreign affairs policy, management, and programs, focusing on: (1) post-Cold War diplomacy; (2) international broadcasting; (3) program management; (4) U.S. participation in United Nations (UN) organizations; (5) international narcotics control programs; and (6) refugee program administration.GAO noted that: (1) the Unite...
UNESCO: Management Reforms Since the United States Withdrawal
T-NSIAD-92-44: Published: Jun 25, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1992.
GAO discussed issues regarding reforms at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). GAO noted that UNESCO: (1) oversight, accountability, and responsiveness have improved because the UNESCO Executive Board is taking on broader oversight responsibilities for administrative and financial issues; (2) program management reforms involve prioritizing resources, inst...
UNESCO: Status of Improvements in Management Personnel, Financial, and Budgeting Practices
NSIAD-92-172: Published: Jun 9, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).GAO found that: (1) the United States withdrew from UNESCO in December 1984, stating that UNESCO was mismanaged, budget growth was out of control, and programs were politically biased; (2) the UNESCO General Conference, which makes policy for UNESCO, has adopted resolution...
Poland and Hungary: Economic Transition and U.S. Assistance
NSIAD-92-102: Published: May 1, 1992. Publicly Released: May 1, 1992.
GAO reviewed: (1) economic conditions in Poland and Hungary; and (2) the effectiveness of U.S. assistance to those countries.GAO found that in response to the rapidly changing political and economic conditions in Poland and Hungary, the United States has developed a short-term, experimental economic assistance approach based on assumptions that: (1) assistance would be required for only a 5-year t...
AID Management: Strategic Management Can Help AID Face Current and Future Challenges
NSIAD-92-100: Published: Mar 6, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1992.
GAO provided information from its general management review of the Agency for International Development (AID), focusing on: (1) current AID efforts to introduce strategic management compared to a GAO model for strategic management developed for use in other agencies; and (2) persistent management problems and future challenges facing AID.GAO found that AID: (1) has no clear priorities or meaningfu...
Foreign Assistance: Progress in Implementing the Development Fund for Africa
NSIAD-91-127: Published: Apr 16, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) administration of the Development Fund for Africa (DFA) to determine whether: (1) DFA provided a stable source of development assistance funding; (2) AID implemented DFA according to congressional policy guidance; (3) administrative changes improved the delivery of development assistance; and (4) eva...