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State Operations and Foreign Assistance Performance Indicators


FY 2007 Department of State/USAID Joint Highlights
Bureau of Resource Management
February 2008
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In keeping with the Secretary's commitment to joint Department of State and USAID planning and reporting efforts, an interagency working group selected a representative set of 101 indicators to measure the two agencies' progress toward the seven joint strategic goals. This indicator set reflects U.S. Government foreign policy priorities and major areas of investment, and includes indicators from the Program Assessment Rating Tool assessments.

The 101 performance indicators are included in the 2009 Foreign Assistance and State Operations Congressional Budget Justification, clearly linking performance to the budget request. For more detailed information on the indicators below, please refer to the State Operations volume of the Congressional Budget Justification at http://www.state.gov/s/d/rm and the Foreign Assistance volume of the Congressional Budget Justification at http://www.usaid.gov/policy/budget/cbj2009.

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS AND 2007 RATINGS
Strategic Goal 1: Achieving Peace and Security
State Operations 2007 Rating
Percent of U.S. Trained African Units Deployed to Peace Support/Humanitarian Operations Green - on target
Ensure Local Guard Services Provided and Invoiced are Accountable Under the Terms and Conditions of the Contract Green - on target
Percent of Small High-Risk Classified Lock and Leave Posts Compliant with Standards for Remote Monitoring Green - on target
Treaty Alliance Relationships with Japan, Korea, and Australia Green - on target
NATO-led and U.S.-led Coalition Operations Green - on target
Degree to which United Nations Peacekeeping Missions Achieve U.S. Government Objectives Blue - 10% or more above target
Compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1373 Green - on target
Status of Iran's Nuclear Program Yellow - 10% or more below target
Status of Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Regime and Strengthening of International Atomic Energy Safeguards Green - on target
Progress Toward Implementation of the Israeli-Palestinian Road Map to Peace Yellow - 10% or more below target
Status and Readiness of U.S. Government Civilian Reserve Response Yellow - 10% or more below target
Status of Technical Support Working Group Research Projects Green - on target
Capacity of the Afghan National Army to Defend the Credibly Elected Afghanistan Government and Its Territory from External and Internal Threats Green - on target
Verification of Arms Control, Nonproliferation, and Disarmament Agreements and Commitments Green - on target
Compliance with Arms Control, Nonproliferation, and Disarmament Agreements and Commitments Green - on target
Number of Joint Operations and Exercises in the Western Hemisphere Green - on target
Foreign Assistance 2007 Rating
Number of People Trained in Counterterrorism by U.S. Government Programs Green - on target
Number of Countries that Have Developed Valid Export Control Systems Meeting International Standards Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of Activities to Improve Pathogen Security and Laboratory Biosafety Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of Foreign Personnel Trained in the U.S. Who are at National Leadership Levels Blue - 10% or more above target
Kilos of Illicit Narcotics Seized by Host Government in U.S. Government-Assisted Areas Blue - 10% or more above target
Hectares of Drug Crops Eradicated in U.S. Government-Assisted Areas Yellow - 10% or more below target
Number of People Trained in Conflict Mitigation/Resolution Skills with U.S. Government Assistance Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of People Prosecuted, Convicted, and Sentenced for Trafficking in Persons Yellow - 10% or more below target
Political Stability/Absence of Violence in Afghanistan N/A
Number of Public Information Campaigns Completed by U.S. Government Programs Green - on target

LEGEND: Blue = 10 percent or more above target;    Green = on target;    Yellow = 10 percent or more below target; N/A = Not Applicable

 

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS AND 2007 RATINGS
Strategic Goal 2: Governing Justly and Democratically
State Operations 2007 Rating
Number of Public-Private Partnerships to Advance Respect for Human Rights Green - on target
Status of International Religious Freedom Green - on target
Foreign Assistance 2007 Rating
Number of U.S. Government-Assisted Courts with Improved Case Management Yellow - 10% or more below target
Number of U.S. Government-Assisted Civil Society Organizations that Engage in Advocacy and Watch-dog Functions Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of Countries With an Increase in Improved Rule of Law - South and Central Asia Region N/A
Number of Justice Sector Personnel Who Received U.S. Government Training Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of Targeted Countries with an Increase in Government Effectiveness N/A
Number of Countries with Progress in Developing a Fair, Competitive, and Inclusive Electoral Process N/A
Number of Domestic Election Observers Trained with U.S. Government Assistance Green - on target
Number of Countries Showing Progress in Freedom of Media N/A
Europe Non-Governmental Organization Sustainability Index Blue - 10% or more above target
Eurasia Non-Governmental Organization Sustainability Index Green - on target
Number of U.S. Government-Assisted Political Parties Implementing Programs to Increase the Number of Candidates and Members Who Are Women Green - on target

LEGEND: Blue = 10 percent or more above target;    Green = on target;    Yellow = 10 percent or more below target; N/A = Not Applicable

 

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS AND 2007 RATINGS
Strategic Goal 3: Investing in People
Foreign Assistance 2007 Rating
Modern Contraceptive Prevalence Rate Green - on target
Percent of Births Spaced Three or More Years Apart Blue - 10% or more above target
Percent of Children with DPT 3 Immunization Coverage Green - on target
Percent of Live Births Attended by Skilled Birth Attendants Green - on target
Number of People Protected Against Malaria with a Prevention Measure (Insecticide Treated Mosquito Nets or Indoor Residual Spraying) in the President's Malaria Initiative Countries Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of Countries Achieving a Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate of 85 Percent or Greater Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of Countries Achieving a Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate of 70 Percent or Greater Green - on target
Estimated Number of HIV Infections Prevented in the 15 PEPFAR Focus Countries N/A
Number of People Receiving HIV/AIDS Treatment in the 15 PEPFAR Focus Countries Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of People Receiving HIV/AIDS Care and Support Services in the 15 PEPFAR Focus Countries Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of People in Target Areas with Access to Improved Drinking Water Sources as a Result of U.S. Government Assistance Yellow - 10% or more below target
Number of Learners Enrolled in U.S. Government-Supported Primary Schools or Equivalent Non-School-Based Settings Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of People Benefiting from U.S. Government-Supported Social Services and Assistance Blue - 10% or more above target

LEGEND: Blue = 10 percent or more above target;    Green = on target;    Yellow = 10 percent or more below target; N/A = Not Applicable

 

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS AND 2007 RATINGS
Strategic Goal 4: Promoting Economic Growth and Prosperity
State Operations 2007 Rating
Number of Days to Start a Business Green - on target
Number of Company-Specific Cases for which Advocacy Services were Provided Green - on target
Number of Environmental Projects in Free Trade Agreement Partner Countries Green - on target
Status of Negotiations and Policy Changes Impacting Services, Trade and Investment Blue - 10% or more above target
Foreign Assistance 2007 Rating
Percent of U.S. Government-Assisted Microfinance Institutions that Have Reached Operational Sustainability Green - on target
Time Necessary to Comply with All Procedures Required to Export/Import Goods Green - on target
Number of People with Increased Access to Modern Energy and Infrastructure Services due to U.S. Government Assistance Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of Rural Households Benefiting Directly from U.S. Government Interventions in Agriculture Blue - 10% or more above target
Credit to Private Sector as a Percent of Gross Domestic Product Green - on target
Three year Average in the Fiscal Deficit as a Percent of Gross Domestic Product N/A
Quantity of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduced or Sequestered as a Result of U.S. Government Assistance Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of Hectares Under Improved Natural Resource or Biodiversity Management as a Result of U.S. Government Assistance Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of the 11 Core Commercial Laws Put into Place with U.S. Government Assistance Blue - 10% or more above target
Percent Change in Value of International Exports of Targeted Agricultural Commodities due to U.S. Government Assistance Blue - 10% or more above target

LEGEND: Blue = 10 percent or more above target;    Green = on target;    Yellow = 10 percent or more below target; N/A = Not Applicable

 

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS AND 2007 RATINGS
Strategic Goal 5: Humanitarian Assistance
Foreign Assistance 2007 Rating
Percent of Refugees Admitted to the U.S. Government Compared to the Regional Ceilings Established by Presidential Determination Green - on target
Percent of Planned Emergency Food Aid Beneficiaries Reached Yellow - 10% or more below target
Percent of Targeted Disaster-Affected Households Provided with Basic Inputs for Survival, Recovery or Restoration of Productive Capacity Blue - 10% or more above target
Percent of Monitored Sites With Controlled Populations (Refugee Camps) Worldwide with Less than 10 Percent Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) Rate Blue - 10% or more above target
Percent of Monitored Sites With Dispersed Populations (Internally Displaced Persons, Victims of Conflict) Worldwide with Less than 10 Percent Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) Rate Blue - 10% or more above target
Percent of Targeted Beneficiaries Assisted by USAID's Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance-Supported Protection and Solution Activities Green - on target
Percent of Bureau for Population, Refugees and Migration Projects that Include Activities that Focus on Prevention of and Response to Gender-based Violence Yellow - 10% or more below target

LEGEND: Blue = 10 percent or more above target;    Green = on target;    Yellow = 10 percent or more below target; N/A = Not Applicable

 

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS AND 2007 RATINGS
Strategic Goal 6: Promoting International Understanding
State Operations 2007 Rating
Number of Foreign Participants Reached by Youth Programs Blue - 10% or more above target
Percent of Youth Participants Who Increase Their Understanding of American Values, Society and Culture Immediately after Their Program Experience Blue - 10% or more above target
Successful Confirmation Hearings and Authorizing Legislation for the President's Foreign Policy Agenda Green - on target
Reduction in the Level of Anti-American Sentiment Among Key Foreign Audiences Green - on target
Increased Understanding of U.S. Government Policy, Society and Values Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of Polls/Surveys Commissioned Annually Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of Outreach Activities to Targeted United States Audiences and the Media Green - on target
Number of Foreign Press Briefings and Media Tours for Resident Correspondents Green - on target
Placement of Accurate United States Government Policy Information Blue - 10% or more above target

LEGEND: Blue = 10 percent or more above target;    Green = on target;    Yellow = 10 percent or more below target; N/A = Not Applicable

 

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS AND 2007 RATINGS
Strategic Goal 7: Strengthening Consular and Management Capabilities
State Operations 2007 Rating
Health Promotion Green - on target
Integrated Logistics Management System Development Modernization and Enhancement, Including Worldwide Deployment Green - on target
Status of Construction of the New Office Building for the U.S. Mission to the United Nations Yellow - 10% or more below target
Percent of Passport Applications Processed Within Targeted Timeframe Yellow - 10% or more below target
Development of Biometrics Collection Program for United States Government Visas Green - on target
Language Training Success Rate at the Foreign Service Institute Blue - 10% or more above target
Overall Satisfaction with Training at the Foreign Service Institute Blue - 10% or more above target
Number of U.S. Government Employees and International Visitors Trained on Trafficking in Persons Issues Green - on target
Success Staffing Critical Needs Positions Overseas Yellow - 10% or more below target
Percent of Language-Designated Positions at Overseas Missions Filled by Employees Who Fully Met the Language Requirements Green - on target
Progress Toward Implementing the State Messaging and Archive Retrieval Toolset Messaging System Green - on target
Implementation of Information Technology Shared Services through Consolidation Yellow - 10% or more below target
Percent of Capital Security Construction Projects Completed Within the Schedule Authorized in the Construction Contract Green - on target
Number of Major Compound Security Upgrade Program Projects Completed at Overseas Posts Green - on target
Percent of Reports and Investigations Focused on Department and Broadcasting Board of Governors Management Challenges N/A
Percent of Recommendations Resolved Within the Appropriate Timeframe Blue - 10% or more above target
Monetary Benefits: Questioned Costs, Funds Put to Better Use, Cost Savings, Recoveries, Efficiencies, Restitution, and Fines Blue - 10% or more above target
Status of Global Financial Management Systems Software Green - on target
Number of Science and Technology Fellows and Recruits Blue - 10% or more above target

LEGEND: Blue = 10 percent or more above target;    Green = on target;    Yellow = 10 percent or more below target; N/A = Not Applicable

 


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