7 edition of State, foreign operations, and related programs appropriations for 2009 found in the catalog.
State, foreign operations, and related programs appropriations for 2009
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs.
Shipping list no.: 2008-0454-P (pt. 1), 2009-0034-P (pt. 5, 6).
|Statement||Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs.|
|LC Classifications||KF27 .A6635 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v. <1-2 > :|
|ISBN 10||0160813565, 0160815282|
|ISBN 10||9780160813566, 9780160815287|
|LC Control Number||2008397564|
Outreach Campaign A major component of this project is educational outreach to the public, the U. International disaster assistance. Population and Family Planning Assistance Another State of the discussion regarding policy priorities of U. In Russia, Georgia, Belarus, Ukraine, and Central Asia, NED will continue to support independent organizations that are the foundation of civil society, including pro-democratic political parties, trade unions, NGOs, think tanks, business associations and media, which are working to promote peaceful, democratic change. In principle, absent congressional earmarks or directives, USAID and the State Department decide how to allocate funds on a country and regional basis, a task made more difficult with a shrinking resource base. The Center has a vigorous national and regional outreach program to support its effort to become one of the leading catalysts for Asia Pacific community building.
The second foreign operations would not disqualify an organization from receiving USAID grants for performing abortions with its own money if abortion or whatever medical service it provided was legal in the country in which it operated, and that foreign operations service would be legal in the United States if performed here. Government funds for advocacy or lobbying activities that are more restrictive that those that apply to U. Proposed Reductions in Funding The Administration proposed reductions in FY funding in several State Department and related agency accounts, relative to the FY funding levels that were in effect when the request was submitted. Population and Family Planning Assistance Another aspect of the discussion regarding policy priorities of U. The bill would prohibit the provision of any direct assistance to the Palestinian Authority or in support of Palestinian statehood unless the President exercises a waiver and certifies that certain conditions have been filled, including that assistance is in the national security interests of the United States. As one of its top FY foreign affairs budget priorities, the Administration sought approval from Congress for what is termed as a second phase of U.
The Commission on Wartime And related programs appropriations for 2009 book has reported that billions of dollars have been lost to waste, fraud, and abuse in Afghanistan and Iraq, often as a result of poor planning, limited competition in contracting, and insufficient oversight of contractors. In determining FY aid funding, Congress will likely consider the risks associated with the continuation or reduction of assistance to these countries, or the additional funding that might be required in an effort to enhance oversight and lessen the risk of fraud and abuse. The United States should also ensure that the fragile states and host communities impacted by migration are likewise supported and strengthened. International disaster assistance.
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During subcommittee markup, the Foreign Operations panel rejected an amendment by Representative Lowey to remove the abortion restrictions from the bill. Education The Center offers educational opportunities for and related programs appropriations for 2009 book leaders in the Asia Pacific region and the U.
Amendments The DPC will provide Senators foreign operations staff with a list of possible amendments as information becomes available. In South Asia, the NED will continue to prioritize programming in Pakistan, where the turmoil that grips the country is not only a regional concern but a global one.
Seminars Seminar programs provide short-term educational experiences for policymakers, professionals and scholars from Asia, the Pacific and the U. In some years, Congress narrowly approved measures to overturn this prohibition, but White House vetoes kept the policy in place.
Unable to reach an agreement satisfactory to both sides, Congress adopted interim arrangements for FYFY that did not resolve the broad population program controversy, but permitted the stalled Foreign Operations measure to move forward. Figure 1.
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The following issues are likely to be among those at the center of congressional consideration of foreign operations appropriations for FY Middle East Turmoil With popular uprisings leading to foreign operations fall of governments in the Middle East when many and related programs appropriations for 2009 book the th Congress are pressing for drastic budget reductions, foreign assistance as a tool of democracy promotion is receiving significant scrutiny.
As Congress and the White House searched in November for a final FY budget agreement, international family planning and population aid issues became one of the last and most contentious aspects of the negotiations.
Funding for U. The Center recognizes that the most urgent regional problems are also global challenges and seeks to address U. A similar amendment during full Committee mark-up also failedand, on the House floor, another amendment was rejected Greenwood, that would have removed the restrictions.
The first, a proposal offered by Representative Paul and defeatedwould have deleted all population assistance funding in the bill. At issue are UNFPA programs in China, a country where there have been continuing reports for many years of coercive family planning practices.
InPresident Bush released a National Security Strategy that for the first time established global development as the third pillar of U. Towards a more just balance in U. In order to remove the State to U. Woven throughout these recommendations is a common theme that we believe will improve the effectiveness of international assistance.
Contributions to international organizations. The best mechanism to support these community-based projects is through grants and and related programs appropriations for 2009 book agreements that respect the goals and the hopes of the local communities that design them. The Committee again provides authority for the Secretary of State to tap into other accounts to address global health crises.
A bi-partisan Board of Directors makes funding decisions based on established criteria. Stable and Cooperative Relations among Nations in the Asia-Pacific Region TAF contributes to regional stability by helping develop a more skilled and well informed diplomatic corps, and through informal U.
It was hoped that the arrangement, which neither side liked, would provide incentives for those involved in the debate to find a middle ground.
We recognize the budget pressures Congress faces, and appreciate the efforts you have made to protect poor and vulnerable people and communities around the world. The fiscal year is the accounting period of the federal government, which runs from October 1 to September 30 of the following year.
The House next took up an amendment proposed by Representatives Gilman, Pelosi, Greenwood, Campbell, and others that was offered as a substitute to a pending amendment by Representative Smith NJ. NGOs cannot be restricted from using their own funds to advocate policy positions they support.
The United States should also ensure robust funding of a comprehensive strategy to build resiliency and facilitate durable solutions for the tens of millions of internally displaced people foreign operations refugees that have resulted from conflict in places like South Sudan, Syria and Iraq.
On October 7, the House voted to instruct House Members of the conference committee to insist upon the Smith amendment during conference deliberations.
These funds foreign operations flexibility for a quick response to new and related programs appropriations for 2009 book and needs in support of U.
This includes strengthening local organizations to investigate past human rights abuses, human rights education, monitoring and reporting, documentation through new technology, and legal services, particularly in Sri Lanka and in Mindanao in the Philippines.
Senate floor amendments added further restrictions for.The Congressional Budget Justification (CBJ) Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (pdf - 3 MB) The Congressional Budget Justification (CBJ) is the annual presentation to the Congress that justifies the entire Foreign Operations Budget Request and reflects the continuing process to provide improved strategic focus.
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international affairs budget and.House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs March 23, On behalf of the Committee on International Justice and Peace of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), I thank the Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs for this opportunity to submit testimony on.Sep 06, · Business meeting to markup an original bill entitled, "Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, ".