Interagency relations (51 - 60 of 62 items)
Drug Control: Coca Cultivation and Eradication Estimates in Colombia
GAO-03-319R: Published: Jan 8, 2003. Publicly Released: Jan 8, 2003.
In a letter to us, Congress noted the differing coca estimates for Colombia. In subsequent discussions, we agreed to determine the (1) purposes of the Crime and Narcotics Center's (CNC) coca cultivation estimate and the Department of State's Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, the Office of Aviation's coca eradication estimate in Colombia and (2) status of actions to im...
Export Promotion: Mixed Progress in Achieving a Governmentwide Strategy
GAO-02-850: Published: Sep 4, 2002. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 2002.
Ten years ago, to coordinate the activities of the various federal agencies involved in export promotion and to ensure better delivery of services to potential exporters, Congress established the interagency Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC) under the Export Enhancement Act of 1992. Among other things, the act required the committee to develop a governmentwide strategic plan that (1) e...
The Results Act: Observations on the U.S. Export-Import Bank's Draft Fiscal Years 2001-06 Strategic Plan
GGD/NSIAD-00-93R: Published: Feb 16, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the U.S. Export-Import Bank's (Eximbank) draft fiscal years 2001-2006 strategic plan, focusing on the: (1) improvements made to the February 1999 draft strategic plan; and (2) areas where Eximbank's draft strategic plan could better meet the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 and related guidance.GAO noted that: (1) Eximb...
Review of Management Issues at the African Development Foundation
NSIAD-98-247R: Published: Sep 18, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on management improvements at the African Development Foundation (ADF) focusing on: (1) the development of its operating budget; (2) the development of its strategic plans and performance measures; and (3) ADF's role in relation to other U.S. foreign assistance activities in Africa.GAO noted that: (1) ADF has taken a number of actions t...
The Results Act: Observations on USAID's Fiscal Year 1999 Annual Performance Plan
NSIAD-98-194R: Published: Jun 25, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the U.S. Agency for International Development's (AID) annual performance plan for fiscal year (FY) 1999, focusing on: (1) the extent to which the agency's performance plan provides a clear picture of intended performance across the agency; (2) how well the agency's performance plan discusses the strategies and resources the agency will use to achie...
Export Promotion: Issues for Assessing the Governmentwide Strategy
T-NSIAD-98-105: Published: Feb 26, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1998.
GAO discussed issues related to the U.S. government's role in promoting exports, focusing on the: (1) evolution of the government strategy designed to reshape federal export promotion activities; and (2) results and issues related to GAO's past work on U.S. government efforts to improve U.S. export promotion programs.GAO noted that: (1) Congress, in enacting the Export Enhancement Act of 1992, req...
The Results Act: Observations on USAID's November 1996 Draft Strategic Plan
NSIAD-97-197R: Published: Jul 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1997.
GAO reviewed and evaluated the latest available version of the Agency for International Development's (AID) draft strategic plan, focusing on: (1) the draft plan's compliance with the Government Performance and Results Act's requirements and its overall quality; (2) whether AID's key statutory authorities were reflected; (3) whether discussions about cross-cutting functions and interagency involve...
Foreign Affairs: Perspectives on Foreign Affairs Programs and Structures
NSIAD-97-6: Published: Nov 8, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1996.
GAO summarized the views presented at its 1996 conference on foreign affairs issues, focusing on the: (1) changed environment for foreign policy; (2) influence and impact of U.S. programs; (3) role of multilateral institutions; (4) world trade interests of the United States; and (5) structure of the U.S. foreign affairs apparatus.GAO found that: (1) a central theme that emerged from the 2 days of...
National Export Strategy
NSIAD-96-132R: Published: Mar 26, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee's (TPCC) progress toward establishing a govermentwide strategy for promoting U.S. exports. GAO noted that: (1) TPCC continues to identify U.S. export promotion priorities in terms of export markets, programs, and policies; (2) TPCC uses the Department of Commerce's Big Emerging Markets strategy to prioriti...
U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service: Comments on Proposed Transfer to the Department of State
T-GGD-95-141: Published: Mar 21, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1995.
GAO discussed the proposal to abolish the Department of Commerce's United States and Foreign Commercial Service (US&FCS) and return primary responsibility for overseas commercial activities to the Department of State. GAO noted that: (1) the primary responsibility for overseas commercial activities was transferred from State to Commerce in 1980; (2) Commerce's initial experience with managing US&F...