Information Brief: USAID Due Diligence Practices for Working with United Nations Agencies and Other Public International Organizations

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USAID reports that approximately one-quarter of its funding—more than $21 billion in fiscal year 2022—goes to multilateral organizations, including UN agencies and the World Bank. Called public international organizations (PIOs) by USAID, these organizations often possess comparative advantages in delivering development and humanitarian assistance. This information brief summarizes USAID’s due diligence practices for ensuring proper oversight and use of funding to PIOs.