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Iran Nuclear Agreement: The International Atomic Energy Agency's Authorities, Resources, and Challenges
GAO-16-565: Published: Jun 9, 2016. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 2016.
As outlined in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was asked to verify and monitor Iran's implementation of a range of nuclear-related commitments. IAEA is using its safeguards authorities and conducting additional activities agreed to by Iran under the JCPOA to do so. Iran's commitments include limits on uranium enrichment levels and on en...
Entitlement Reform Process: Other Countries' Experiences Provide Useful Insights for the United States
GAO-08-372: Published: Jan 18, 2008. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 2008.
Looking to the future, our nation faces large and growing structural deficits and escalating federal debt due primarily to rising health care costs and known demographic trends. Slowing the growth of entitlements is an essential part of the solution to these challenges. GAO was asked to identify useful insights from the entitlement reform processes in other countries. Specifically, GAO was asked t...
Free Trade Area of the Americas: Negotiations at Key Juncture on Eve of April Meetings
GAO-01-552: Published: Mar 30, 2001. Publicly Released: Apr 2, 2001.
The negotiations to establish a Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA), which would eliminate tariffs and create common trade and investment rules within the 34 democratic nations of the Western Hemisphere, are among the most significant ongoing multilateral trade negotiations for the United States. Two meetings held in April 2001 offer opportunities to inject momentum and set an ambitious pace fo...
Nuclear Nonproliferation and Safety: Concerns With the International Atomic Energy Agency's Technical Cooperation Program
RCED-97-192: Published: Sep 16, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined: (1) the purpose and effectiveness of the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) technical cooperation program; (2) the cost of U.S. participation in IAEA's technical cooperation program; and (3) whether the United States ensures that the activities of IAEA's technical cooperation program do not conflict with U.S. nuclear nonproliferation and...
Multilateral Organizations: U.S. Contributions to International Organizations for Fiscal Year 1993-95
NSIAD-97-42: Published: May 1, 1997. Publicly Released: May 1, 1997.
Persuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on total U.S. contributions, exclusive of peacekeeping contributions, to international organizations and programs from fiscal years (FY) 1993 to 1995, focusing on: (1) which U.S. agencies expended these funds; and (2) how much each agency spent in those years.GAO noted that: (1) for FY 1993 to 1995, the United States contributed approxi...
Nuclear Safety: International Atomic Energy Agency's Nuclear Technical Assistance for Cuba
RCED-97-72: Published: Mar 24, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1997.
Pursuant to congressional requests, GAO provided information on the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) nuclear technical assistance to Cuba, focusing on: (1) the dollar value and type of all nuclear technical assistance projects IAEA provided for Cuba; (2) the sources of funding for all nuclear technical assistance projects IAEA provided for Cuba; and (3) IAEA's nuclear technical assistan...
Nicaraguan Resistance: Programs for Repatriation and Resettlement
NSIAD-91-234: Published: Jul 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 1991.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed whether the U.S.-funded United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Organization of American States (OAS) programs provided former resistance combatants and dependents in Honduras and Nicaragua with adequate food, medical care, and repatriation assistance to help them achieve self-sufficiency.GAO found that: (1) although the UNHCR r...
Panama: Issues Relating to the U.S. Invasion
NSIAD-91-174FS: Published: Apr 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the legal basis for the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama, focusing on: (1) the U.S. foreign policy implications for invading the Latin American region; and (2) alleged unlawful acts committed by U.S. military personnel during the invasion.GAO found that: (1) the Department of State based its justification for U.S. military action in Panama on provision...
U.S. Role in Sinai Important to Mideast Peace
ID-81-62: Published: Sep 9, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1981.
GAO reviewed the U.S. peacekeeping role in the Sinai and presented some of the issues Congress will want to consider in the establishment of the new multinational peacekeeping force.The United States has played a leading role in preserving the peace in the Sinai since the 1973 war between Egypt and Israel. Through U.S. shuttle diplomacy, Egyptian and Israeli forces were separated with buffer zones...