Financial audit U.S. Commission on Improving the Effectiveness of the United Nations : report to the Honorable James A. Leach, House of Representatives

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  • United States Commission on Improving the Effectiveness of the United Nations -- Auditing.,
  • Financial statements -- United States.

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Other titlesU.S. Commission on Improving the Effectiveness of the United Nations., United States Commission on Improving the Effectiveness of the United Nations.
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination10 p.
Number of Pages10
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Open LibraryOL15514404M

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