U.S. EMPLOYMENT IN THE UNITED NATIONS: State Department Needs to Enhance Reporting Requirements and Evaluate Its Efforts to Increase U.S. Representation

September 2010
GAO Reports;9/30/2010, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article presents a report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), in which the agency examined the U.S. representation at five United Nations (UN) organizations, issues affecting the employment of staff, and efforts the nation has undertaken to increase U.S. representation. The GAO suggested that the Secretary of State must include data on U.S. representation in its annual report to Congress. He or she must consider a pilot program to fund Junior Professional Officers (JPO).


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