International cooperation (11 - 20 of 37 items)
Drug Control: U.S. Counternarcotics Efforts in Colombia Face Continuing Challenges
NSIAD-98-60: Published: Feb 12, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of drug control efforts in Colombia and the impact of the 1996 and 1997 U.S. decisions to decertify Colombia as a drug-fighting ally, focusing on: (1) the nature of the drug-trafficking threat from Colombia; (2) the political, economic, and operational implications of the decertification decisions; and (3) U.S. efforts to plan and manage...
Bosnia: Costs Are Exceeding DOD's Estimate
NSIAD-96-204BR: Published: Jul 25, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 1996.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) estimated costs of participating in the multilateral coalition in Bosnia.GAO found that: (1) DOD's costs for operations in and around Bosnia, which span fiscal years (FY) 1996 and 1997, could exceed DOD's $3-billion estimate by as much as $451 million, and further increases are possible; (2) FY 1996 costs will likely exceed DOD's $2.2-billion estimate...
Foreign Assistance: Controls Over U.S. Funds Provided for the Benefit of the Palestinian Authority
NSIAD-96-18: Published: Jan 8, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 8, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the financial controls that govern U.S. assistance funds to certain Palestinian organizations for budget support purposes, focusing on: (1) the financial controls set up by the World Bank and the Agency for International Development (AID) to monitor the use of U.S. funds by the Palestinian Authority, Palestine Economic Council for Development and R...
Export Controls: Some Controls Over Missile-Related Technology Exports to China Are Weak
NSIAD-95-82: Published: Apr 17, 1995. Publicly Released: May 17, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) and U.S. missile technology-related exports to the Peoples' Republic of China, focusing on the: (1) extent to which dual-use and missile technologies are exported to sensitive end-users; (2) U.S. government's ability to monitor China's compliance with the U.S.-China bilateral agreement; an...
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...
Peace Operations: Cost of DOD Operations in Somalia
NSIAD-94-88: Published: Mar 4, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1994.
GAO reviewed the costs of United Nations (UN)-sponsored peacekeeping operations in Somalia, focusing on: (1) the incremental costs the Department of Defense (DOD) incurred in its operations in Somalia; (2) the impact of operations in Somalia on normal DOD spending plans; and (3) what UN reimbursement the United States could expect for expenses incurred in Somalia.GAO found that: (1) through the en...
Drugs: International Efforts to Attack a Global Problem
NSIAD-93-165: Published: Jun 23, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed international efforts to counter narcotics, focusing on: (1) the types of anti-drug programs funded bilaterally by major donors and multilateral organizations; (2) U.S. efforts to increase international support for U.S. counternarcotic objectives; and (3) the mechanisms used to coordinate international efforts.GAO found that: (1) the major industri...
Intercountry Adoption: Procedures Are Reasonable, but Sometimes Inefficiently Administered
NSIAD-93-83: Published: Apr 26, 1993. Publicly Released: May 12, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the requirements and procedures that prospective U.S. adoptive parents must follow to adopt a foreign child, focusing on whether: (1) the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) and the Department of State's procedures were reasonable and fulfilled legislative requirements; (2) INS and State administered the procedures efficiently; and (3) a...
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...
International Environment: Kuwaiti Oil Fires--Chronic Health Risks Unknown but Assessments Are Under Way
RCED-92-80BR: Published: Jan 16, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the adequacy of a 1991 interagency report on the Kuwait oil fires, focusing on the report's findings that: (1) there was no significant acute health risk from the pollution levels to people with normal respiratory capacity; and (2) more data are needed to determine long-term health risks.GAO found that: (1) the report's findings were reasonable, si...