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  • Main Title United Nations: Reforms Progressing, but Comprehensive Assessments Needed to Measure Impact


  • Author: United States. General Accounting Office.
    Creator Type: Organization


  • Name: United States. General Accounting Office.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2004-02-13


  • English


  • Content Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "The U.N. Secretary General launched two reform agendas, in 1997 and 2002, to address the U.N.'s core management challenges--poor leadership of the Secretariat, duplication among its many offices and programs, and the lack of accountability for staff performance. In 2000, GAO reported that the Secretary General had reorganized the Secretariat's leadership and structure, but that the reforms were not yet complete. As the largest financial contributor to the United Nations, the United States has a strong interest in the completion of these reforms. GAO was asked to assess the (1) overall status of the 1997 and 2002 reforms, (2) implementation of reforms in four key areas, and (3) potential challenges to reform."


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Government accountability -- United States.
  • Keyword: international affairs
  • Keyword: united nations
  • Keyword: letter report


  • Place Name: United States


  • Name: Government Accountability Office Reports
    Code: GAORT


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD


  • Rights License: pd

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • Report No.: GAO-04-339
  • Accession or Local Control No: 241442
  • URL: http://gao.gov/products/GAO-04-339
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc302111