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About Office of Inspector General (OIG)

The U.S. Agency for International Development, Office of Inspector General (OIG) web page. The OIG is a dynamic, proactive, and responsive organization serving the American public. The OIG operates under the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended.

Major responsibilities of the OIG are to detect and prevent fraud, waste, abuse, and violations of law and to promote economy, efficiency and effectiveness in the operations of the U.S. Agency for International Development. Upon request, the OIG also provides oversight services to the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.

The OIG fulfills these responsibilities by conducting audits, investigations, inspections, and other reviews. We also keep the Congress informed regarding the findings and recommendations of our reviews. Accomplishments are reported in semiannual reports to the Congress as prescribed in the OIG Act. We strive for excellence in program integrity and performance.