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[121 STAT. 2351]
[121 STAT. 2351]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

PUBLIC LAW 110–161—DEC. 26, 2007

121 STAT. 2351

defense services controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (22 CRF 120.1 et seq.) if the Secretary of State— (1) determines that the provision of such items is in the national interest of the United States; and (2) not later than 15 days before the provision of any such assistance, notifies the Committees on Appropriations and the Committee on Foreign Relations in the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the House of Representatives of such determination. (f) CHAD.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the funds appropriated by this Act for assistance for Sudan, up to $5,000,000 shall be made available for administrative and other expenses of the United States Agency for International Development in Chad.

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TRADE CAPACITY BUILDING

SEC. 667. Of the funds appropriated by this Act, under the headings ‘‘Development Assistance’’, ‘‘Assistance for Eastern Europe and the Baltic States’’, ‘‘Economic Support Fund’’, ‘‘Andean Counterdrug Programs’’, and ‘‘Assistance for the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union’’, not less than $550,000,000 should be made available for trade capacity building assistance. TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY

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SEC. 668. (a) PUBLIC DISCLOSURE.—Ten percent of the funds appropriated in this Act under the heading ‘‘International Organizations and Programs’’ for a contribution to any United Nations agency may be withheld from disbursement if the Secretary of State reports to the Committees on Appropriations that such agency does not have or is not implementing a policy of posting on a publicly available website information such as: (1) audits, budget reports, and information related to procurement activities; (2) procedures for protecting whistleblowers; and (3) efforts to ensure the independence of internal oversight bodies, adopt international public sector accounting standards, and limit administrative costs. (b) UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.—Twenty percent of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading ‘‘International Organizations and Programs’’ for a United States contribution to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) shall be withheld from disbursement until the Secretary of State reports to the Committees on Appropriations that UNDP is— (1) giving adequate access to information to the Department of State regarding UNDP’s programs and activities as requested, including in North Korea and Burma; (2) conducting oversight of UNDP programs and activities globally; and (3) implementing a whistleblower protection policy equivalent to that recommended by the United Nations Secretary General on December 3, 2007. (c)(1) WORLD BANK.—Ten percent of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading ‘‘International Development Association’’ shall be withheld from disbursement until the Secretary of the Treasury reports to the Committees on Appropriations that— (A) the World Bank has made publicly available, in an appropriate manner, financial disclosure forms of senior World

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