Inspection of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

ISP-IB-17-21
    Report Contents
    Unclassified
    Recommendation Number
    1
    Closed

    The Broadcasting Board of Governors should direct Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty to document contract approvals in accordance with the grant agreement.

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    2
    Closed

    The Broadcasting Board of Governors should finalize its draft grantee handbook and implement the grant close-out provisions contained therein for RFE/RL.

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    3
    Closed

    The Broadcasting Board of Governors should direct Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty to comply with conflict of interest disclosure for all employees in accordance with its code of ethics.

    Recommendation Number
    4
    Closed

    The Broadcasting Board of Governors should revise its grant agreement with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty to require formal policies with standards to govern information technology operations.

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    5
    Closed

    The Broadcasting Board of Governors should include internal controls standards for its information security program in the grant agreement with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.

    Recommendation Number
    6
    Open

    The Broadcasting Board of Governors should revise its grant agreement with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty to include specific requirements for security policies.

    Recommendation Number
    7
    Open

    The International Broadcasting Bureau, in coordination with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, should establish a written protocol on background investigations to comply with the grant agreement.