New and Completed Projects

Below is a list of projects started and completed by month.

October 2019

Work Started

  • Review of the Use of Emergency Authorities Under the Arms Export Control Act

Work Completed

  • FY 2020 Comprehensive Oversight Plan for Overseas Contingency Operations (October 2019)
  • Inspection of Embassy Maseru, Lesotho (ISP-I-20-01)
  • Inspection of Embassy Mbabane, Eswatini (ISP-I-20-03)
  • Independent Accountant’s Report on the Application of Agreed-Upon Procedures: Employee Benefits, Withholdings, Contributions, and Supplemental Semiannual Headcount Reporting Submitted to the Office of Personnel Management (AUD-FM-20-01)
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania (ISP-S-20-04)*
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (ISP-S-20-02)*
  • Audit of the U.S. Agency for Global Media Information Security Program (AUD-IT-IB-20-02)*
  • Audit of the International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, U.S. Section, Information Security Program (AUD-IT-20-03)*
  • Audit of the Department of State Information Security Program (AUD-IT-20-04)*

September 2019

Work Started

  • Audit of the Department of State FY 2019 Financial Statements
  • Inspection of Embassy London, United Kingdom and Constituent Posts
  • Inspection of Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Inspection of Embassy Yaoundé, Cameroon
  • Inspection of Embassy Bern, Switzerland
  • Inspection of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva
  • Inspection of Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Inspection of Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Inspection of the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
  • Inspection of the Bureau of Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism

Work Completed

  • Management Assistance Report: Open Audit Recommendations Awaiting Final Action and Closure (AUD-AOQC-19-35)
  • Evaluation of the Antiterrorism Assistance Explosive Detection Canine Program – Health and Welfare (ESP-19-06)
  • Audit of Selected Post Efforts To Track and Remediate Vulnerabilities Identified During Blue Team Risk Assessments (AUD-IT-19-41)*
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy Maseru, Lesotho (ISP-I-19-29)*
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy Mbabane, Eswatini (ISP-I-19-30)*
  • Audit of Cost Management of Embassy Air in Afghanistan and Iraq (AUD-MERO-19-33)*
  • Audit of Monitoring and Evaluating Department of State Foreign Assistance in the Philippines (AUD-MERO-19-39)
  • Audit of the Execution of Security-Related Construction Projects at U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan (AUD-MERO-19-40)
  • Classified Audit of the Information Security Program for Sensitive Compartmented Information Systems at the Department of State (AUD-IT-19-44)*
  • Inspection of the U.S. Mission to the Organization of American States (ISP-I-19-37)
  • Management Assistance Report: Embassy Vienna, Austria, Should Strengthen Internal Controls Over Motor Vehicle Keys and Fuel Credit Cards (AUD-SI-19-42)
  • Audit of Cooperative Agreement Sub-Award Recipients Supporting the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (AUD-SI-19-43)  
  • Work Plan for Fiscal Years 2020-2021 (OIG-ERM-19-03)

August 2019

Work Started

  • Review of Delays Encountered in Constructing the New Embassy Compound in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
  • Audit of the International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, U.S. Section, FY 2019 Financial Statements
  • Follow-up Audit of Department of State Efforts To Measure, Evaluate, and Sustain Antiterrorism Assistance Program Objectives in the Bureau of East Asian and Public Affairs
  • Audit of the Approach Used To Adjust the Size and Composition of Missions Afghanistan and Iraq

Work Completed

  • Inspection of Embassy Nassau, The Bahamas (ISP-I-19-19)
  • Lead Inspector General for Operation Inherent Resolve | Quarterly Report to the United States Congress (April 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019)
  • Review of the Effects of the Department of State Hiring Freeze (ISP-I-19-23)
  • Inspection of Embassy Tirana, Albania (ISP-I-19-26)
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy Tirana, Albania (ISP-S-19-26)*
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy Ljubljana, Slovenia (ISP-S-19-25)*
  • Lead Inspector General for Operation Pacific Eagle-Philippines | Quarterly Report to the United States Congress (April 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019)
  • Review of Allegations of Politicized and Other Improper Personnel Practices in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs (ESP-19-05)
  • Lead Inspector General for Operation Freedom's Sentinel | Quarterly Report to the United States Congress (April 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019)
  • Lead Inspector General for Classified Overseas Contingency Operations in Africa and the Middle East I Quarterly Report to the United States Congress (April 1, 2019 – June 30, 2019)*
  • Audit of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Commissioning of Diplomatic Housing at U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan (AUD-MERO-19-37)
  • Inspection of the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Kentucky Consular Center (ISP-I-19-36)
  • Classified Inspection of the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Kentucky Consular Center (ISP-S-19-36)*
  • Management Assistance Report: Outstanding Construction Deliverables and Deficiencies Need Attention at New Embassy Compound The Hague, the Netherlands (AUD-CGI-19-38)

July 2019

Work Started

  • Compliance Follow-up Audit of Recommendation 3 in “Management Assistance Report: The Bureau of Diplomatic Security’s Office of Training and Performance Standards Should Improve Property Management Over Equipment Provided During High-Threat Training”
  • Targeted Inspection of Security at Select Domestic Facilities

Work Completed

  • Inspection of Embassy Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (ISP-I-19-17)
  • Classified Management Assistance Report: Safety and Security Infractions at U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon, Require Immediate Attention (AUD-MERO-19-34)*
  • Inspection of Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname (ISP-I-19-20)
  • Audit of the Department of State’s Local Configuration Control Boards (AUD-IT-19-36)
  • Evaluation of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security’s Aegis Construction Contract at Camp Eggers, Afghanistan (ESP-19-04)
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy Nassau, The Bahamas (ISP-S-19-19)*
  • Inspection of Embassy Ljubljana, Slovenia (ISP-I-19-25)

June 2019

Work Started

  • Audit of the United States Agency for Global Media FY 2019 Financial Statements
  • Audit of the Global Engagement Center’s Execution of its Mandate To Coordinate Federal Government Efforts To Counter Disinformation and Propaganda Designed To Undermine the United States
  • Audit of the Bureau of African Affairs Monitoring and Coordination of the Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership

Work Completed

  • Classified Management Assistance Report: Visa Fee Reconciliation (ISP-19-24)*
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (ISP-S-19-18)*
  • Management Assistance Report: Modernizing Processes To Maintain Overseas Buildings Operations Commissioning Documentation Is Needed (AUD-MERO-19-31)
  • Audit of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security’s Expenditures for Third-Party Contractors and Personal Services Contractors Supporting the Office of Training and Performance Standards (AUD-SI-19-30)
  • Inspection of Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (ISP-I-19-18)
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname (ISP-S-19-20)*
  • Inspection of Embassy Libreville, Gabon (ISP-I-19-16)
  • Compliance Follow-Up Audit of the Emergency Action Plan at U.S. Embassy Baghdad (AUD-MERO-1-32)*
  • Audit of the Department of State Implementation of Policies Intended To Counter Violent Extremism (AUD-MERO-19-27)

May 2019

Work Started

  • Audit of Department of State Implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014
  • Audit of the Information Security Program for the International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, U.S. Section
  • Audit of the United States Agency for Global Media Implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014

Work Completed

  • Lead Inspector General for Operation Inherent Resolve and Other Overseas Contingency Operations | Quarterly Report to the United States Congress (January 1, 2019 - March 31, 2019)
  • Inspection of the Office of Foreign Missions (ISP-I-19-21)
  • Lead Inspector General for Operation Freedom's Sentinel | Quarterly Report to the United States Congress (January 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019)
  • Lead Inspector General for Operation Pacific Eagle-Philippines and Other Overseas Contingency Operations | Quarterly Report to the United States Congress (January 1, 2019 – March 31, 2019)
  • Management Assistance Report: Mission Turkey Safety and Security Infractions Require Immediate Attention (AUD-MERO-19-26)*
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (ISP-S-19-17)*
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy Libreville, Gabon (ISP-S-19-16)*
  • Audit of United States Agency for Global Media FY 2018 Compliance With Improper Payments Requirements (AUD-FM-IB-19-28)
  • Audit of Department of State FY 2018 Compliance With Improper Payments Requirements (AUD-FM-19-29)
  • Semiannual Report to the Congress (October 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019)

April 2019

Work Started

  • Audit of the Special Needs Education Allowance
  • Inspection of Canberra, Australia and constituent posts
  • Inspection of Pretoria, South Africa and constituent posts
  • Inspection of Maseru, Lesotho
  • Inspection of Mbabne, Eswatini
  • Inspection of Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Inspection of N’Djamena, Chad
  • Inspection of the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
  • Inspection of the Kentucky Consular Center

Work Completed

  • Audit of the Department of State Purchase Card Program (AUD-CGI-19-24)
  • Management Letter Related to the Audit of the United States Agency for Global Media 2018 Financial Statements (AUD-FM-IB-19-17)
  • Audit of Humanitarian Assistance Cooperative Agreements Supporting Internally Displaced Persons in Iraq (AUD-MERO-19-20)
  • Inspection of Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (ISP-I-19-15)

March 2019

Work Started

  • Audit of the Special Needs Education Allowance
  • Inspection of Canberra, Australia and constituent posts
  • Inspection of Pretoria, South Africa and constituent posts
  • Inspection of Maseru, Lesotho
  • Inspection of Mbabne, Eswatini
  • Inspection of Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Inspection of N’Djamena, Chad
  • Inspection of the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
  • Inspection of the Kentucky Consular Center

Work Completed

  • Audit of the Department of State Purchase Card Program (AUD-CGI-19-24)
  • Management Letter Related to the Audit of the United States Agency for Global Media 2018 Financial Statements (AUD-FM-IB-19-17)
  • Audit of Humanitarian Assistance Cooperative Agreements Supporting Internally Displaced Persons in Iraq (AUD-MERO-19-20)
  • Inspection of Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (ISP-I-19-15)

February 2019

Work Started

  • Audit of Department of State FY 2018 Compliance With the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010
  • Audit of the Administration and Oversight of Selected Bureau of Administration, Office of Operations, Office of Facilities Management Services Contracts 
  • Audit of Cost Management and Recovery Efforts of Embassy Air in Afghanistan and Iraq
  • Inspection of Embassy Tirana
  • Inspection of Embassy Ljubljana
  • Audit of Selected Post Efforts To Track and Remediate Deficiencies Identified During Blue Team Risk Assessments 

Work Completed

  • Lead Inspector General for Operation Inherent Resolve and Other Overseas Contingency Operations | Quarterly Report to the United States Congress (October 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018) with a classified appendix
  • Lead Inspector General for Operation Pacific Eagle-Philippines | Quarterly Report to the United States Congress (October 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018)
  • Inspection of Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia (ISP-I-19-05)
  • Inspection of Embassy Koror, Republic of Palau (ISP-I-19-06)
  • Inspection of Embassy Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands (ISP-I-19-07)
  • Audit of Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls Export Licensing Processes (AUD-SI-19-07)
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy Koror, Republic of Palau* (ISP-S-19-06)
  • Management Assistance Report: Use of Personal Social Media Accounts to Conduct Official Business (ESP-19-02)
  • Evaluation of the Department of State’s Use of Schedule B Hiring Authority (ESP-19-03)
  • Audit of Bureau of Diplomatic Security Worldwide Protective Services Contract II Task Order 2 – Baghdad Protective Movement Security Services* (AUD-MERO-19-18)
  • Lead Inspector General for Operation Freedom's Sentinel | Quarterly Report to Congress (October 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018) with a classified appendix

December 2018 and January 2019

Work Started

  • Audit of United States Agency for Global Media Compliance With the Improper Payments Information Act
  • Audit of the Department of State’s Overseas Motor Vehicle Fleet

Work Completed

  • Information Report: United States Agency for Global Media 2018 Charge Card Risk Assessment (AUD-CGI-IB-19-13)
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy New Delhi and Constituent Posts, India (ISP-S-19-10)*
  • Information Report: The Bureau of Administration Took Action To Address Expired Office of Facilities Management Services Contracts (AUD-CGI-19-12)
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia (ISP-S-19-05)*
  • Strategic Plan Fiscal Years 2019 – 2021 (OIG-ERM-19-01)
  • Information Report: International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, U.S. Section, 2018 Charge Card Risk Assessment (AUD-CGI-IB-19-14)
  • Information Report: Department of State 2018 Charge Card Risk Assessment (AUD-CGI-19-15)
  • Management Assistance Report: Modification and Oversight of the Bureau of Medical Services Contract for Aeromedical Biocontainment Evacuation Services Violated Federal Requirements (AUD-SI-19-11)
  • Inspection of Embassy New Delhi and Constituent Posts, India (ISP-I-19-10)

November 2018

Work Started

  • Audit of Selected Post Efforts to Track and Remediate Deficiencies Identified During Blue Team Risk Assessments
  • Audit of Department of State Oversight of Foreign Assistance Programs Supporting the Philippines
  • Audit of Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Process To Execute Construction Closeout Procedures for Select Capital Construction Projects

Work Completed

  • FY 2019 Comprehensive Oversight Plan for Overseas Contingency Operations (October 2018)
  • Independent Accountant’s Report on the Application of Agreed-Upon Procedures: Employee Benefits, Withholdings, Contributions, and Supplemental Semiannual Headcount Reporting Submitted to the Office of Personnel Management (AUD-FM-19-01)
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy Nairobi, Kenya* (ISP-S-19-08)
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy Banjul, The Gambia* (ISP-S-19-04)
  • Inspection of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (ISP-I-19-11)
  • Audit of the Department of State Sanitization of Information Technology Media Before Disposal* (AUD-IT-19-02)
  • Inspection of Embassy Nairobi, Kenya (ISP-I-19-08)
  • Inspection of U.S. Mission to Somalia (ISP-I-19-09)
  • Inspection of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor’s Foreign Assistance Program Management (ISP-I-19-12)
  • Audit of the Department of State Information Security Program* (AUD-IT-19-08)
  • Audit of the U.S. Agency for Global Media Information Security Program* (AUD-IT-IB-19-09)
  • Review of Allegations of Improper Passport Seizures at Embassy Sana’a, Yemen (ESP-19-01)

October 2018

Work Started

  • Audit of the Department of State’s Coordination and Oversight of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
  • Audit of Department of State Cooperative Agreement Awarded to Support the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
  • Audit of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Commissioning of Staff Diplomatic Apartment-2 and Apartment-3 at U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Review of the Department of State Organizational Redesign Effort 
  • Inspection of Embassy Bogotá, Colombia
  • Inspection of Embassy Kigali, Rwanda
  • Inspection of Embassy Libreville, Gabon
  • Inspection of Embassy Nassau, Bahamas
  • Inspection of Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Inspection of Embassy Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Inspection of Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Inspection of the Office of Foreign Missions
  • Inspection of the U.S. Agency for Global Media (Broadcasting Board of Governors)
  • Review of Effects of the Hiring Freeze on the Department of State

Work Completed

  • Audit of the International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, U.S. Section, Information Security Program (AUD-IT-18-57)*’
  • Classified Inspection of Embassy Dakar, Senegal (ISP-S-18-35)*
  • Classified Audit of the Information Security Program for Sensitive Compartmented Information Systems at the Department of State (AUD-IT-18-58)*
  • Audit of the Department of State’s Administration of its Aviation Program (AUD-SI-18-59)
  • Department of State Stabilization Programs in Syria Funded Under the Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017 (ISP-I-18-29)

 

*Report is classified or Sensitive But Uncalssified