[Appendix, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 1999]
[Page 671-673]
[DOCID:1999_app_sta-2]
From the Budget of the U.S., FY 1999 Online via GPO Access
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               INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND CONFERENCES

                              Federal Funds

General and special funds:

              Contributions to International Organizations

    For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary to meet annual 
obligations of membership in international multilateral organizations, 
pursuant to treaties ratified pursuant to the advice and consent of the 
Senate, conventions or specific Acts of Congress, [$955,515,000, of 
which not to exceed $54,000,000 shall remain available until expended 
for payment of arrearages] $930,773,000: Provided, [That none of the 
funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act for payment 
of arrearages may be obligated or expended unless such obligation or 
expenditure is expressly authorized by the enactment of an Act that 
makes payment of arrearages contingent upon reforms that should include 
the following: a reduction in the United States assessed share of the 
United Nations regular budget to 20 percent and of peacekeeping 
operations to 25 percent; reimbursement for goods and services provided 
by the United States to the United Nations; certification that the 
United Nations and its specialized or affiliated agencies have not taken 
any action to infringe on the sovereignty of the United States; a 
ceiling on United States contributions to international organizations 
after fiscal year 1998 of $900,000,000; establishment of a merit-based 
personnel system at the United Nations that includes a code of conduct 
and a personnel evaluation system; United States membership on the 
Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions that 
oversees the United Nations budget; access to United Nations financial 
data by the General Accounting Office; and achievement of a negative 
growth budget and the establishment of independent inspectors general 
for affiliated organizations; and improved consultation procedures with 
the Congress: Provided further, That any payment of arrearages shall be 
directed toward special activities that are mutually agreed upon by the 
United States and the respective international organization: Provided 
further, That 20 percent of the funds appropriated in this paragraph for 
the assessed contribution of the United States to the United Nations 
shall be withheld from obligation and expenditure until a certification 
is made under section 401(b) of Public Law 103-236 and under such other 
requirements related to the Office of Internal Oversight Services of the 
United Nations as may be enacted

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into law for fiscal year 1998: Provided further, That certification 
under section 401(b) of Public Law 103-236 for fiscal year 1998 may only 
be made if the Committees on Appropriations and Foreign Relations of the 
Senate and the Committees on Appropriations and International Relations 
of the House of Representatives are notified of the steps taken, and 
anticipated, to meet the requirements of section 401(b) of Public Law 
103-236 at least 15 days in advance of the proposed certification: 
Provided further,] That none of the funds appropriated in this paragraph 
shall be available for a United States contribution to an international 
organization for the United States share of interest costs made known to 
the United States Government by such organization for loans incurred on 
or after October 1, 1984, through external borrowings[: Provided 
further, That of the funds appropriated in this paragraph, $100,000,000 
may be made available only on a semi-annual basis pursuant to a 
certification by the Secretary of State on a semi-annual basis, that the 
United Nations has taken no action during the preceding six months to 
increase funding for any United Nations program without identifying an 
offsetting decrease during that six-month period elsewhere in the United 
Nations budget and cause the United Nations to exceed the expected 
reform budget for the biennium 1998-1999 of $2,533,000,000: Provided 
further, That not to exceed $12,000,000 shall be transferred from funds 
made available under this heading to the ``International Conferences and 
Contingencies'' account for U.S. contributions to the Comprehensive 
Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Preparatory Commission, provided that such 
transferred funds are obligated or expended only for Commission meetings 
and sessions, provisional technical secretariat salaries and expenses, 
other Commission administrative and training activities, including 
purchase of training equipment, and upgrades to existing 
internationally-based monitoring systems involved in cooperative data 
sharing agreements with the United States as of date of enactment of 
this Act, until the U.S. Senate ratifies the Comprehensive Nuclear Test 
Ban Treaty]. (The Department of State and Related Agencies 
Appropriations Act, 1998.)

               Program and Financing (in millions of dollars)

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Identification code 19-1126-0-1-153      1997 actual   1998 est.   1999 est.
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    Obligations by program activity:
      United Nations and affiliated agencies:

00.01   Food and Agriculture 
          Organization..................          68          81          81
00.02   International Atomic Energy 
          Agency........................          64          58          50
00.03   International Civil Aviation 
          Organization..................          12          14          15
00.04   International Labor Organization          54          60          60
00.05   International Maritime 
          Organization..................           1           1           1
00.06   International Telecommunications 
          Union.........................           7           7           7
00.07   United Nations..................         331         320         322
00.09   Universal Postal Union..........           1           2           2
00.10   World Health Organization.......          87         107         108
00.11   World Intellectual Property 
          Organization..................           1           1           1
00.12   World Meteorological 
          Organization..................          10          11          11
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
00.91     Subtotal......................         636         662         658
      Inter-American Organizations:

01.02   Inter-American Institute for 
          Cooperation on Agriculture....          15          17          15
01.03   Organization of American States.          51          55          55
01.04   Pan American Health Organization          46          50          50
01.05   Pan American Institute of 
          Geography and History.........                                   1
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
01.91     Subtotal......................         112         122         121
      Regional Organizations:

02.02   Asia Pacific Economic 
          Cooperation...................           1           1           1
02.03   North Atlantic Assembly.........           1           1           1
02.04   North Atlantic Treaty 
          Organization..................          44          42          46
02.05   Organization for Economic 
          Cooperation and Development...          55          56          61
02.06   South Pacific Commission........           1           1           1
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
02.91     Subtotal......................         102         101         110
      Other International Organizations:

03.03   World Trade Organization/ 
          General Agreement on Tariffs 
          and Trade.....................          12          13          13
03.04   Customs Cooperation Council.....           3           3           3
03.05   International Agency for 
          Research on Cancer............           1           2           2
03.06   Int'l Center for Study of 
          Preservation & Restoration of 
          Cultural Prop.................           1           1           1
03.08   International Bureau of Weights 
          and Measures..................           1           1           1
03.09   International Seabed Authority..                       1           1
03.10   International Tribunal of the 
          Law of the Sea................                       1           1
03.24   International Grains Council....                       1           1
03.25   Interparliamentary Union........           1                       1
03.26   Organization for Prohibition of 
          Chemical Weapons..............          12          31          16
03.27   Other International 
          Organizations.................           2           2           2
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03.91     Subtotal......................          33          56          42
05.01 Arrearage Payment.................                      54
06.01 United Nations Tax Credit.........                     -27
07.01 UN Buydown........................          19         -19
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10.00   Total obligations (object class 
          41.0).........................         902         949         931
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    Budgetary resources available for obligation:
22.00 New budget authority (gross)......         902         949         931
23.95 New obligations...................        -902        -949        -931
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    New budget authority (gross), detail:
40.00 Appropriation.....................         892         955         931
41.00 Transferred to other accounts.....          -7          -6
42.00 Transferred from other accounts...          17
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43.00   Appropriation (total)...........         902         949         931
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
70.00   Total new budget authority 
          (gross).......................         902         949         931
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    Change in unpaid obligations:
72.40 Unpaid obligations, start of year: 
        Obligated balance: Uninvested...          21          60          43
73.10 New obligations...................         902         949         931
73.20 Total outlays (gross).............        -863        -966        -931
74.40 Unpaid obligations, end of year: 
        Obligated balance: Uninvested...          60          43          43
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    Outlays (gross), detail:
86.90 Outlays from new current authority         858         932         913
86.93 Outlays from current balances.....           5          34          17
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87.00   Total outlays (gross)...........         863         966         931
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    Net budget authority and outlays:
89.00 Budget authority..................         902         949         931
90.00 Outlays...........................         863         966         931
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    As a member of the organizations listed above, the United States 
contributes an assessed share of the budgets of those organizations net 
of certain withholdings. The purpose of this appropriation is to ensure 
continued American leadership within the United Nations and other 
international organizations that serve important U.S. interests.

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         Contributions for International Peacekeeping Activities

    For necessary expenses to pay assessed and other expenses of 
international peacekeeping activities directed to the maintenance or 
restoration of international peace and security [$256,000,000, of which 
not to exceed $46,000,000 shall remain available until expended for 
payment of arrearages: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated or 
otherwise made available by this Act for payment of arrearages may be 
obligated or expended unless such obligation or expenditure is expressly 
authorized by the enactment of an Act described in the first proviso 
under the heading ``Contributions to International Organizations'' in 
this title], $231,000,000 to remain available until expended, as 
authorized by 22 U.S.C. 2696(c): Provided [further], That none of the 
funds made available under this Act shall be obligated or expended for 
any new or expanded United Nations peacekeeping mission unless, at least 
fifteen days in advance of voting for the new or expanded mission in the 
United Nations Security Council (or in an emergency, as far in advance 
as is practicable), (1) the Committees on Appropriations of the House of 
Representatives and the Senate and other appropriate Committees of the 
Congress are notified of the estimated cost and length of the mission, 
the vital national interest that will be served, and the planned exit 
strategy; and (2) a reprogramming of funds pursuant to section 605 of 
this Act is submitted, and the procedures therein followed, setting 
forth the source of funds that will be used to pay for the cost of the 
new or expanded mission: Provided further, That funds shall be available 
for peacekeeping expenses only upon a certification by the Secretary of 
State to the appropriate committees of the Congress that American 
manufacturers and suppliers are being given opportu

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nities to provide equipment, services, and material for United Nations 
peacekeeping activities equal to those being given to foreign 
manufacturers and suppliers. (The Department of State and Related 
Agencies Appropriations Act, 1998.)

               Program and Financing (in millions of dollars)

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Identification code 19-1124-0-1-153      1997 actual   1998 est.   1999 est.
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    Obligations by program activity:
00.01 U.N. disengagement observer force.           7           8           8
00.02 U.N. interim force in Lebanon.....          25          32          30
00.03 U.N. operations in Angola.........          59          25           5
00.04 U.N. Iraq-Kuwait observer mission.           4           5           5
00.05 UN Mission for the referendum in 
        the western Sahara..............                      27          12
00.07 War crimes tribunal--Rwanda.......                       8          12
00.08 U.N. operations in the former 
        Yugoslavia......................         155          67         110
00.09 War crimes tribunal--Yugoslavia...                       8          12
00.10 UN peacekeeping operation in 
        Guatemala.......................           1
00.12 U.N. observer mission in Georgia..           3           5          15
00.13 U.N. operations in Haiti..........          17           7           4
00.14 U.N. observer mission in Liberia..           6           4
00.16 U.N. force in Cyprus..............           7           7           7
00.17 U.N. mission in Tajikistan........           1           7           3
00.25 Contingency fund..................                                   8
00.26 Arrearage payment.................          50          46
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10.00   Total obligations (object class 
          41.0).........................         335         256         231
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    Budgetary resources available for obligation:
22.00 New budget authority (gross)......         335         256         231
23.95 New obligations...................        -335        -256        -231
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    New budget authority (gross), detail:
40.00 Appropriation.....................         352         256         231
41.00 Transferred to other accounts.....         -17
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
43.00   Appropriation (total)...........         335         256         231
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
70.00   Total new budget authority 
          (gross).......................         335         256         231
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    Change in unpaid obligations:
72.40 Unpaid obligations, start of year: 
        Obligated balance: Uninvested...         232          78          76
73.10 New obligations...................         335         256         231
73.20 Total outlays (gross).............        -489        -258        -231
74.40 Unpaid obligations, end of year: 
        Obligated balance: Uninvested...          78          76          76
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    Outlays (gross), detail:
86.90 Outlays from new current authority         257         251         226
86.93 Outlays from current balances.....         232           7           5
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87.00   Total outlays (gross)...........         489         258         231
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    Net budget authority and outlays:
89.00 Budget authority..................         335         256         231
90.00 Outlays...........................         489         258         231
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    The 1999 appropriation provides funds for the United States' share 
of the expenses associated with United Nations (UN) peacekeeping 
operations for which costs are distributed among UN members, and are 
based on a scale of assessments. The cost estimates are based on a 25% 
assessment rate. The purpose of this appropriation is to ensure 
continued American leadership in support of United Nations peacekeeping 
activities that serve U.S. interests in promoting international 
security, stability and democracy.

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               International Conferences and Contingencies

    For contributions for the United States share of general expenses of 
international organizations and conferences, and representation to such 
organizations and conferences, and for other purposes, as provided by 22 
U.S.C. 2656 and 2672, and for personal services notwithstanding 5 U.S.C. 
5102, $1,223,000, in addition to funds otherwise available for these 
purposes, to remain available until expended, as authorized by 22 U.S.C. 
2696(c).

               Program and Financing (in millions of dollars)

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Identification code 19-1125-0-1-153      1997 actual   1998 est.   1999 est.
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    Obligations by program activity:
      Participation in international conferences:

00.01   Meetings of international 
          organizations.................           4           2
00.02 International grains council......           1
00.03 OPCW preparatory commission.......           4
00.04 Nonproliferation treaty conference                                   1
00.05 Comprehensive test ban treaty 
        organization....................                       6
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02.00   Total direct program............           9           8           1
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10.00   Total obligations...............           9           8           1
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    Budgetary resources available for obligation:
21.40 Unobligated balance available, 
        start of year: Uninvested.......           3           2
22.00 New budget authority (gross)......           7           6           1
22.10 Resources available from 
        recoveries of prior year 
        obligations.....................           1
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
23.90   Total budgetary resources 
          available for obligation......          11           8           1
23.95 New obligations...................          -9          -8          -1
24.40 Unobligated balance available, end 
        of year: Uninvested.............           2
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    New budget authority (gross), detail:
40.00 Appropriation.....................                                   1
42.00 Transferred from other accounts...           7           6
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43.00   Appropriation (total)...........           7           6           1
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
70.00   Total new budget authority 
          (gross).......................           7           6           1
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    Change in unpaid obligations:
72.40 Unpaid obligations, start of year: 
        Obligated balance: Uninvested...           9           8           7
73.10 New obligations...................           9           8           1
73.20 Total outlays (gross).............          -9          -9          -4
73.45 Adjustments in unexpired accounts.          -1
74.40 Unpaid obligations, end of year: 
        Obligated balance: Uninvested...           8           7           4
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    Outlays (gross), detail:
86.90 Outlays from new current authority           4           5           1
86.93 Outlays from current balances.....           5           4           3
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87.00   Total outlays (gross)...........           9           9           4
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    Net budget authority and outlays:
89.00 Budget authority..................           7           6           1
90.00 Outlays...........................           9           9           4
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    This appropriation funds, in part: official U.S. Government 
participation in multilateral intergovernmental conferences; certain 
expenses of international secretariats to meetings, conferences, and 
related activities held under U.S. auspices; and, assessed contributions 
to organizations with which U.S. relations are new or provisional.

               Object Classification (in millions of dollars)

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21.0  Travel and transportation of 
        persons.........................           3           2
23.2  Rental payments to others.........           1
41.0  Grants, subsidies, and 
        contributions...................           5           6           1
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99.9    Total obligations...............           9           8           1
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