ACRONYMS


ACAST

Advisory Committee on the Application of Science and Technology for Development

ACFM

Advisory Committee on Fishery Management

ACFR

Advisory Committee on Fisheries Research

ACSTD

UN Advisory Committee on Science and Technology for Development


BAHC

Biospheric Aspects of the Hydrological Cycle

BDP

Bureau for Development Policy of UNDP

BIOLAC

Programme for Biotechnology in Latin America and the Caribbean of United Nations University


CITES

Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

CMS

Convention on Migratory Species

COFI

Committee on Fisheries

COP

Conference of the Parties

COSPAR

Committee on Space Research

CSD

Commission on Sustainable Development

CSTD

Committee on Science and Technology for Development


DESA

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs


EAP

Energy and Atmosphere Program of UNDP

ECG

Ecosystem Conservation Group of UNEP

ECOSOC

United Nations Economic and Social Council


FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization


GEEP

Group of Experts on the Effects of Pollutants

GEF

Global Environment Facility

GEMS

Global Earth Monitoring System of UNEP

GEMSI

Group of Experts on Methods, Standards and Intercalibration

GESAMP

Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environment Protection

GESREM

Group of Experts on Standards and Reference Materials



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Knowledge & Diplomacy: Science Advice in the United Nations System ACRONYMS ACAST Advisory Committee on the Application of Science and Technology for Development ACFM Advisory Committee on Fishery Management ACFR Advisory Committee on Fisheries Research ACSTD UN Advisory Committee on Science and Technology for Development BAHC Biospheric Aspects of the Hydrological Cycle BDP Bureau for Development Policy of UNDP BIOLAC Programme for Biotechnology in Latin America and the Caribbean of United Nations University CITES Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora CMS Convention on Migratory Species COFI Committee on Fisheries COP Conference of the Parties COSPAR Committee on Space Research CSD Commission on Sustainable Development CSTD Committee on Science and Technology for Development DESA United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs EAP Energy and Atmosphere Program of UNDP ECG Ecosystem Conservation Group of UNEP ECOSOC United Nations Economic and Social Council FAO Food and Agriculture Organization GEEP Group of Experts on the Effects of Pollutants GEF Global Environment Facility GEMS Global Earth Monitoring System of UNEP GEMSI Group of Experts on Methods, Standards and Intercalibration GESAMP Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environment Protection GESREM Group of Experts on Standards and Reference Materials

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Knowledge & Diplomacy: Science Advice in the United Nations System GIPME Global Investigation of Pollution in the Marine Environment GLODIR Global Directory of Marine and Freshwater Professionals of IOC GOOS Global Ocean Observing System of IOC HDRO Human Development Report Office in the United Nations Development Programme IAC InterAcademy Council IAP InterAcademy Panel for International Issues IAS Institute of Advance Study of the United Nations University ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea ICGEB International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology ICSU International Council for Science IEA International Energy Agency IGBP International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme IGY International Geophysical Year IHD International Hydrological Decade IHP International Hydrological Programme IMO International Maritime Organization IOC Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission IODE International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange System IPCC Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change ISO International Organization for Standardization ITU International Telecommunications Union IUCN World Conservation Union MA Millennium Ecosystem Assessment NCEAS National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis NEAFC North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission NGO Nongovernmental organization OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development SBSTTA Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice SCAR Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research SCOPE Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment

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Knowledge & Diplomacy: Science Advice in the United Nations System SCOR Scientific Committee on Oceanographic Research SCOWAR Scientific Committee on Water Research SEED Sustainable Energy and Environment Division of UNDP SEI Stockholm Environment Institute STAP Scientific And Technical Advisory Panel of the Global Environment Facility UN United Nations UNCED United Nations Conference on Environment and Development UNCSEAR United Nations Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation UNCSTD UN Conference on Science and Technology for Development UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNDP United Nations Development Programme UNEP United Nations Environment Programme UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Educational Organization UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFSSTD UN Financing System for Science and Technology for Development UNITAR United Nations Institute for Training and Research UNU United Nations University UNSCEAR United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation WEA World Energy Assessment WEC World Energy Council WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization WMO World Meteorological Organization WRI World Resources Institute

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