Released May 10, 2010

The Department of State and USAID have released a Joint Summary of Performance and Financial Information for FY 2009 [pdf, html]. The Summary describes the performance and accomplishments achieved by State and USAID toward the highest U.S. diplomatic and development objectives. Previously known as the Citizens' Report, the Summary provides information on both agencies’ financial and performance results with the goal of promoting greater accountability and transparency to Congress, the American public, and other key constituents. The Summary is accompanied by a companion reference brochure, called A Citizen's Guide to Foreign Affairs [pdf].