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Budgets, Performance, Plans

Resource Management - Planning and Performance

On February 26, 2009, President Obama submitted the FY 2010 budget overview to Congress, including the International Affairs section.

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Cover from FY 2010 Budget in Brief.The Budget in Brief
The Budget in Brief for FY 2010 includes a budget summary and details the budget request for Department appropriations. Its sections include specific resource requirements for programs, activities, and management initiatives.
Cover from FY 2010 DOS Congressional Budget Justification. Congressional Budget Justification
The Congressional Budget Justification for FY 2010 lays out the resources requested for Department appropriations that will be used to strengthen the core programming, policy, and management capabilities of the Department necessary to carry out vital U.S. diplomatic and consular relations with more than 180 countries.
 Cover of FY 2008 DOS Agency Financial Report.The Agency Financial Report
The Agency Financial Report for FY 2008 provides an overview of the Department's financial performance and results to help Congress, the President, and the public assess our stewardship over the financial resources entrusted to us.
Cover of FY 2008 Budget, Performance, and Financial Snapshot report.Budget, Performance, and Financial Snapshot
The "Snapshot" presents a quick picture of the Department's mission, organization, performance and financial results.
Cover of FY 2008 State Dept. Annual Performance Report.Annual Performance Report
The FY 2008 Annual Performance Report provides State Department performance results and program evaluations.
Cover of FY 2008 Department of State Citizens' Report. Citizens' Report
The Citizens' Report is a summary of FY 2008 performance and financial results. The report presents the Department's highest priorities, strengths, and challenges in the conduct of U.S. foreign policy. Accompanying the report is a podcast message from the Under Secretary for Management discussing how the State Department carries out its diplomatic mission.
 Cover from FY 2007 Performance Report and FY 2009 Performance Plan.The Annual Performance Report and Plan
The Annual Performance Report and Plan describes how the Department will accomplish long-term strategic goals, define program success, and measure and verify results achieved.
Cover from FY 2007-2012 Strategic Plan.Strategic Plan
The Department of State and USAID Strategic Plan presents how the Department and USAID will implement U.S. foreign policy and development assistance. It also supports the policy decisions set forth in the National Security Strategy.
Logo from ExpectMore website.The Program Assessment Rating Tool
The Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART) was developed to assess and improve program performance so that the Federal government can achieve better results. A PART review helps identify a program's strengths and weaknesses to inform funding and management decisions aimed at making the program more effective. The Department of State's PART results are housed on the website.
 Cover of FY 2006 Performance and Accountability Report.Performance and Accountability Report
The Performance and Accountability Report for FY 2006 provides performance results and audited financial statements that enable Congress, the President, and the public to assess the performance of the Department in achieving its mission and managing its resources.
 Sample scorecard from President's Management Agenda.The Executive Branch Management Scorecard
The Executive Branch Management Scorecard tracks how well departments and major agencies are executing five government-wide management initiatives.
 Logo from GAO Reports website.Government Accountability Office (GAO) Reports
GAO conducts reports on all federal agencies to help improve the performance and ensure the accountability of the federal government. To view the U.S. Department of State's GAO reports click on the image or link, and search reports by date.
Cover of FY 2007 DOS-AID Joint Highlights report.Joint Highlights
The Joint Highlights for FY 2007 summarizes high-level budget, performance, and financial information for the State Department and USAID.
 Portion of banner from OIG website.Inspector General Audits and Reports
The Office of Inspector General conducts independent audits, inspections, and investigations that advance the missions of the Department of State and the Broadcasting Board of Governors.