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GAO 2022-2027 Strategic Plan: Goals and Objectives for Serving Congress and the Nation

GAO-22-1SP Published: Mar 15, 2022. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 2022.
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We publish a strategic plan every 4 years to guide our work as we help lawmakers oversee federal operations and address the most important issues facing government and society.

Our strategic goals are intended to help:

  • Ensure the well-being and financial security of Americans
  • Identify and address national security threats and challenges
  • Transform the federal government
  • Maximize GAO's value as a leading practices federal agency

The strategic plan includes 12 trend papers (factors affecting the future domestic and global context), and key efforts (our near-term priorities for informing Congress on important issues).

GAO Strategic Plan 2022-2027

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GAO's Strategic Plan Goals and Objectives form the foundation of the agency's strategic plan and lay out our long-term strategies to accomplish our goals.

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