A P P E N D I X X

Abbreviations and acronyms


AP
additional protocol
APLs
anti-personnel landmines
APMs
anti-personnel mines
Arab League
League of Arab States
ARF
ASEAN Regional Forum
ASEAN
Association of Southeast Asian Nations
ATT
arms trade treaty
AU
African Union
BICC
Bonn International Centre for Convention
BINUB
United Nations Operation in Burundi
BWC
Biological Weapons Convention
CANWFZ
Central Asian nuclear-weapon-free zone
CASA
Coordinating Action on Small Arms
CBMs
confidence-building measures
CCAAP
Committee on Contributions and Administrative and Budgetary Matters
CCW
Certain Conventional Weapons
CD
Conference on Disarmament
CEB
United Nations System Chief Executives Board
CFE
Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe
CICAD
Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission
CIFTA
Consultative Committee of the Inter-American Convention Against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and Other Related Materials
CIS
Commonwealth of Independent States
CNS
Convention on Nuclear Safety
COPUOS
Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space
CPPNM
Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material
CPLP
Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries
CSAs
comprehensive safeguards agreements
CSTD
Commission on Science and Technology for Development
CSTO
Collective Security Treaty Organization
CTBT
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty
CTBTO
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
CTBTO PrepCom
Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive-Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
CTC
Counter-Terrorism Committee
CTED
Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate
CTR
Cooperative Threat Reduction Umbrella Agreement
CW
Chemical Weapons
CWC
Chemical Weapons Convention
CW-RAPN
Chemical Weapons Regional Assistance and Protection Network (UN-LiREC)
DDA
Department for Disarmamemt Affairs
DDR
disarmament, demobilization and reintegration
DESA
Department for Economic and Social Affairs
DGP
Defense Group on Proliferation (NATO)
DPI
Department for Public Information
DPKO
Department of Peacekeeping Operations
DPRK
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
EAPC
Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council
EC
European Commission
ECCAS
Economic Community of Central African States
ECOSAP
Economic Community of West African States small arms programme
ECOWAS
Economic Community of West African States
ERW
Explosive Remnants of War
ESS
European Security Strategy
EU
European Union
EU-LAC
Bi-regional strategic relationship of the European Union-Latin American Countries
EURATOM
European Atomic Energy Community
FAO
Food and Agriculture Organization
FMCT
Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty
FSC
Forum for Security Cooperation (OSCE)
G-21
Group of 21
GCI
Global Communications Infrastructure
GGE
Group of Governmental Experts
GICHD
Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining
GNEP
Global Nuclear Energy Partnership
GNPI
Global Nuclear Power Infrastructure
GPR
Geneva Progress Report
GRIP
Groupe de Recherche et d'Information sur la Paix et la SÚcuritÚ (Belgium)
HCOC
Hague Code of Conduct (see ICOC)
HEU
highly enriched uranium
HLTF
High Level Task Force
IAEA
International Atomic Energy Agency
IANSA
International Action Network on Small Arms
ICBL
International Campaign to Ban Landmines
ICRC
International Committee of the Red Cross
IDC
International Data Centre
IDDRS
integrated disarmament demobilization and reintegration standards
IEC
Incident and Emergency Centre
IGAD
Intergovernmental Authority for Development
IGO
inter-governmental organizations
ILO
International Labour Organization
IMO
International Maritime Organization
IMS
International Monitoring System
INFCC
International Nuclear Fuel Cycle Centers
Interpol
International Criminal Police Organization
IOM
International Organization for Migration
IPPAS
International Physical Protection Advisory Service
IRRS
Integrated Regulatory Review Service
ISU
Implementation Support Unit (of the GICHD)
ITDB
Illicit Trafficking Database
ITU
International Telecommunications Union
LAC
Latin American Countries
LAS
League of Arab States
LEU
low-enriched uranium
MANPADS
man-portable air defense systems
MINUSTAH
United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti
MONUC
Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Moscow Treaty
see SORT
MOTAPM
mines other than anti-personnel mines
MTCR
Missile Technology Control Regime
NAM
Non-Aligned Movement
NAP
Nairobi Action Plan
NATO
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NCAPISA
National Commission Against Illicit Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons
NCB
National Coordination Bodies
NEA
Nuclear Energy Agency
NGOs
non-governmental organizations
NNWS
non-nuclear-weapon State
NPT
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NRC
NATO-Russia Council
NSA
negative security assurances
NSG
Nuclear Suppliers Group
NWFZ
Nuclear-weapon-free zone
NWS
nuclear-weapon State
OAS
Organization of American States
OECD
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
OIC
Organization of Islamic Conference
OIE
World Organization for Animal Health
OIF
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
OPANAL
Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean
OPCW
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
OSAGI
Office of the Special Advisor to the Secretary-General on Gender Issues
OSCE
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
Ottawa Convention
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer or Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction
PAROS
prevention of an arms race in outer space
PAHO
Pan American Health Organization
PCASED
Programme for Coordination and Assistance for Security and Development in Africa
PFEP
Pilot Fuel Enrichment Plant
PIF
Pacific Islands Forum
PNB
Burundian National Police
PoA
Programme of Action
PSA
public service announcement
PTBT
Partial Test-Ban Treaty
PTS
Provisional Technical Secretariat (CTBTO)
PWG
Policy Working Group (United Nations and terrorism)
RACVIAC
Regional Arms Control Verification and Implementation Assistance Centre
RANF
Reliable Access to Nuclear Fuel
RaSSIA
Radiation Safety and Security of Radioactive Source Infrastructure Appraisal
RCPD
Regional Centre for Peace and Development in Asia and the Pacific (DDA)
RevCon
Review Conference
ROK
Republic of Korea
RPGs
rocket-propelled grenades
SADC
Southern African Development Community
SALSA
Small Arms and Light Weapons Administration
SALW
small arms and light weapons
SALWR
Small Arms and Light Weapons Register in Africa
SAS
Small Arms Survey
SATCRA
Small Arms Transparency and Control Regime in Africa
SCA
Stockpiles of conventional ammunition
SCO
Shanghai Cooperation Organization
SEANWFZ
South-East Asia Nuclear-Weapon Free Zone
SEESAC
The South Eastern and Eastern Europe Clearinghouse for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons
SGP
Senior Political Military Group on Proliferation (NATO)
SIGA
Integrated Weapons Management System
SIPRI
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
SLP
space-launch vehicle
SQPs
Small Quantities Protocols
SSOD
special session on disarmament
START
Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (I, II and III)
TCBM
Trust and Confidence-Building Measures
The Summit
World Summit on the Information Society
TREINASP
Regional Public Security Training Centre
UF6
uranium hexafluoride
UNAMI
United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq
UNDC
United Nations Disarmament Commission
UNDDA
United Nations Department for Disarmament Affairs
UNDP
United Nations Development Programme
UNEP
United Nations Environment Programme
UNESCO
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNICEF
United Nations Children's Fund
UNIDIR
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
UNIFEM
United Nations Development Fund for Women
UN-LiREC
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
UNMAS
United Nations Mine Action Service
UNMOVIC
United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission
UNODC
United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime
UNOG
United Nations Office at Geneva
UNREC
United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa
UPEACE
University for Peace
UNSCR
United Nations Security Council resolution
UNU
United Nations University
VCC
Verification Coordinating Committee (NATO)
WA
Wassenaar Arrangement
WCO
World Customs Organization
WEOG
Western European and Others Group
WHO
World Health Organization
WILPF
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
WMD
weapons of mass destruction
WMDC
Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission
WMO
World Meteorological Organization
WNA
World Nuclear Association