Welcome to the OIG WebsitePhoto IG Linick

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Hello and welcome to the website for the Office of Inspector General for the US Department of State and Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). I’m Steve Linick. I was appointed Inspector General in September 2013. 

  • Find A Report Function

    The new website now includes a more dynamic search function to find reports by entering certain keywords to find specific reports. Just look for the FIND A REPORT button at the top of each page.

    View and find a report.

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  • Our Vision, Our Mission, Our Values

    OIG inspects each of the approximately 260 embassies, diplomatic posts, and international broadcasting installations throughout the world to determine whether policy goals are being achieved and whether the interests of the United States are being represented and advanced effectively. Additionally, OIG performs specialized security inspections and audits in support of the Department's mission to provide effective protection to our personnel, facilities, and sensitive information. OIG also audits Department and BBG operations and activities to ensure that they are as effective, efficient, and economical as possible. Finally, OIG investigates instances of fraud, waste, and mismanagement that may constitute either criminal wrongdoing or violation of Department and BBG regulations.

    View the OIG's Vision, Mission, and Values


What's New?

New OIG Website Launch
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On October 29, 2014, OIG launched its new and improved website. More visual and user-friendly, the new site features a video welcome from Inspector General Steve Linick; a responsive design to maximize viewing on any device; and a more dynamic search function to find reports and other material posted on the site. Explore and find out more about OIG – its mission, work, vision and values.

State OIG Winners for 2014 CIGIE Annual Awards CIGIE Logo

We are pleased to congratulate this year’s CIGIE Award winners for OIG. Your work, dedication and commitment represent us with honor, and we are proud of your recognition by the IG community.

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For more information about our job openings, please go to our Jobs page.


Latest Reports

Audit of Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Counter-narcotics Assistance to AfghanistanPublished On: November 14, 2014
Report Date: November 2014
Report Number: AUD-MERO-15-02
Audit of Department of State Information Security ProgramPublished On: November 07, 2014
Report Date: October 2014
Report Number: AUD-IT-15-17
2015 Office of Audits Strategic Work PlanPublished On: November 07, 2014
Report Date: November 2014