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01/11/2008

List of acronyms

  • CEB – United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination
  • CMP- Conference of the Parties serving as Meeting of the Parties (for the purposes of this publication this refers to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and its Kyoto Protocol)
  • COP- Conference of the Parties (for the purposes of this publication this refers to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change)
  • CN Net- Climate Neutral Network
  • CTBTO - Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization
  • FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • GCOS-Global Climate Observing System
  • GEF- Global Environment Facility
  • HLCP- High Level Committee on Programmes of the CEB
  • IAA- International Advertising Association
  • IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency
  • ICAO - International Civil Aviation Organization
  • ICSU-International Council for Science
  • IFAD - International Fund for Agricultural Development
  • IISD- International Institute for Sustainable Development
  • ILO - International Labour Organization
  • IMO - International Maritime Organization
  • IMF - International Monetary Fund
  • IPCC-Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • ITC - International Trade Centre UNCTAD/GATT
  • ITU - International Telecommunication Union
  • MDB - Multilateral Development Banks
  • MDGs - Millennium Development Goals
  • NAPAs - National Adaptation Programmes of Action
  • REDD- Reduction of emissions from deforestation and forest degradation
  • UN - United Nations
  • UNAIDS-Joint and Co-sponsored UN Programme on HIV/AIDS
  • UNCBD- UN Convention on Biological Diversity
  • UNCCD - UN Convention to Combat Desertification
  • UNCG - UN Communications Group
  • UNCTAD - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • UN-DESA – UN Department of Economic & Social Affairs
  • UNDG - UN Development Group
  • UN-DOCO - Development Operations Coordination Office
  • UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
  • UN-ECE - UN Economic Commission for Europe
  • UN-ECA - UN Economic Commission for Africa
  • UN-ECLAC - UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
  • UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme
  • UN-ESCAP -UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
  • UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • UNESCO/IOC - UNESCO-Intergovernmental Oceanographic Council
  • UN-ESCWA - UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
  • UNFCCC - UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • UN-HABITAT - UN Human Settlements Programme
  • UNHCR - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund
  • UNIDO - United Nations Industrial Development Organization
  • UNISDR – UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
  • UNITAR - United Nations Institute for Training and Research
  • UNITAR/CCP - UNITAR Climate Change Programme
  • OHCHR - Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • UN-OCHA - UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
  • UNRISD - United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
  • UNRWA - United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
  • UNU - United Nations University
  • UNU –EHS -UNU-Institute of Environment and Human Security
  • UNWTO - World Tourism Organization
  • UPU - Universal Postal Union
  • WB - The World Bank
  • WFP - World Food Programme
  • WHO - World Health Organization
  • WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization
  • WMO - World Meteorological Organization
  • WTO - World Trade Organization