Some commonly used  UNISPAL abbreviations


CEIRPP   

Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People

CERD   

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

CSW   

Commission on the Status of Women

CAT

Committee against Torture

CESCR  

Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights

CEDAW  

 Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

DESA  

 Department of Economic and Social Affairs

DPA

Department of Political Affairs

DPI

Department of Public Information

DSG

Deputy Secretary-General

DPR  

Division for Palestinian Rights  

ESCWA  

Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia  

ECOSOC  

Economic and Social Council  

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization  

GA

General Assembly

IASC

Inter Agency Standing Committee  

IAEA  

International Atomic Energy Agency  

IBRD

World Bank

ICAO  

International Civil Aviation Organization  

ICQP

 International Conference on the Question of Palestine  

ICJ  

International Court of Justice  

IFAD

 International Fund for Agricultural Development  

ILO  

International Labour Office  

IMF

 International Monetary Fund  

OCHA

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs  

SRSG

Special Representative of the Secretary-General

SUPR  

Special Unit on Palestinian Rights

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNCHS  

United Nations Centre for Human Settlements

UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund  

UNCCP  

United Nations Conciliation Commission for Palestine

UNCTAD    

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNIFEM  

United Nations Development Fund for Women  

UNDP  

United Nations Development Programme  

UNDOF  

United Nations Disengagement Observer Force  

UNESCO  

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNEF

United Nations Emergency Force

UNEP  

United Nations Environment Programme  

UNHCHR  

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights  

 UNHCR   

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UN-Habitat  

United Nations Human Settlements Programme  

UNHQ

United Nations Headquarters (New York)

UNIDO  

United Nations Industrial Development Organization  

UNIC

United Nations Information Centre

UNIDIR  

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research  

UNITAR

 United Nations Institute for Training and Research

UNIFIL  

United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon  

UNIIIC  

United Nations International Independent Investigation Commission

UNMAS

 United Nations Mine Action Service  

UNOG  

United Nations Office at Geneva

UNOV

 United Nations Office at Vienna

UNOPS  

United Nations Office for Project Services  

UNPC  

United Nations Palestine Commission  

UNFPA  

United Nations Population Fund  

UNRWA   

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East

UNROD

United Nations Register of Damage Caused by the Construction of the Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

UNRPR   

United Nations Relief for Palestine Refugees (see also: UNRWA)

UNSCOP  

United Nations Special Committee on Palestine  

UNSCO  

United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process  

UNTSO   

United Nations Truce Supervision Organization

UPU  

Universal Postal Union  

USG

Under-Secretary-General

WFP    

World Food Programme

WHO  

World Health Organization  


Document Type: List
Document Sources: Division for Palestinian Rights (DPR)
Subject: Public information
Publication Date: 14/05/2009