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United Nations: Reforms Are Progressing, but Overall Objectives Have Not Yet Been Achieved
T-NSIAD-00-169: Published: May 10, 2000. Publicly Released: May 10, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the status of reforms to improve the United Nations (U.N.), focusing on efforts to: (1) restructure U.N. leadership and operations; (2) develop a performance-based human capital system; and (3) introduce programming and budgeting processes focused on results.GAO noted that: (1) the U.N. has substantially restructured its leadership and operations...
Nuclear Nonproliferation: Uncertainties With Implementing IAEA's Strengthened Safeguards System
NSIAD/RCED-98-184: Published: Jul 9, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) changes the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is undertaking to strengthen its safeguards program; (2) the reasonableness of IAEA's assumptions regarding the impact of these changes on program costs and efficiency; and (3) comments on the extent of IAEA's reliance on the United States to finance the Agency's safeguards activities.GAO n...
Foreign Assistance: USAID's Reengineering at Overseas Missions
NSIAD-97-194: Published: Sep 12, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effect of the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) reforms on its overseas missions' operations and delivery of assistance, focusing on how: (1) USAID missions have reengineered their operations; (2) reengineering has affected the content of USAID's assistance program; (3) USAID monitors and evaluates the results of its projects;...
Drug Control: Long-Standing Problems Hinder U.S. International Efforts
NSIAD-97-75: Published: Feb 27, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO summarized the findings from its previous work on international drug control and interdiction efforts, focusing on: (1) the effectiveness of U.S. efforts to combat drug production and the movement of drugs into the United States; (2) obstacles to implementation of U.S. drug control efforts; and (3) suggestions to improve the operational effectiveness of the...
Foreign Assistance: Harvard Institute for International Development's Work in Russia and Ukraine
NSIAD-97-27: Published: Nov 27, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 6, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Harvard Institute for International Development's (HIID) work, focusing on: (1) how the U.S. Agency for International Development (AID) awarded assistance agreements to HIID to carry out work in Russia and Ukraine; and (2) HIID's role and accomplishments in implementing assistance agreements to develop a Russian capital market and devise a lega...
International Trade, Finance, and Competitiveness Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1995-96
IAP-95-13: Published: Jul 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1995.
GAO presented its International Trade, Finance, and Competitiveness issue area plan for fiscal years 1995 through 1996.GAO plans to: (1) assess the impact of international accords and organizations on international trade, market access, and trading partners' financial conditions; (2) evaluate U.S. agencies' effectiveness in promoting emerging markets and international trade programs, implementing...
Foreign Assistance: Selected Donors' Approaches for Managing Aid Programs
NSIAD-95-37: Published: Feb 23, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1995.
GAO provided information on how seven donors, Canada, Germany, Japan, Sweden, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the European Union, manage their foreign aid programs, focusing on the: (1) difficulty of planning in an uncertain environment; and (2) common structural dilemmas and management weaknesses in these foreign aid programs.GAO found that: (1) the worldwide recession, growing deficits,...