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U.S. Government Assistance to and Cooperative Activities with Central and Eastern Europe
Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
January 2007
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ATA

Anti-Terrorism Assistance Program

BW

biological weapons

CAAEF

Central Asian - American Enterprise Fund

CRDF

Civilian Research and Development Foundation

CSH

Child Survival and Health Programs Fund

CTR

Cooperative Threat Reduction Program

CW

chemical weapons

CY

calendar year

DoD

U.S. Department of Defense

DOTS

Directly Observed Therapy, Short Course

E&E

USAID Bureau for Europe and Eurasia

EBRD

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

EDA

Excess Defense Articles

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

EU

European Union

EUCOM

U.S. European Command

EUR/ACE

Office of the Coordinator of U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia

Eximbank

U.S. Export-Import Bank

EXBS

Export Control and Related Border Security Assistance Program

FDI

Foreign Direct Investment

FMF

Foreign Military Financing

FSA

FREEDOM Support Act*

FY

fiscal year

GDP

gross domestic product

GO...

Government of

GUUAM

Georgia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan and Moldova Group

HIV/AIDS

Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

IAS

International Accounting Standards

IBRD

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

ICBM

intercontinental ballistic missile

IDP

internally displaced person

IFIs

international financial institutions

IMET

International Military Education and Training

IMF

International Monetary Fund

IOM

International Organization for Migration

IPR

intellectual property rights

ISTC

International Science and Technology Center

IV

International Visitor (Program)

m

million

MDR-TB

multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis

MoD

Ministry of Defense

MOU

memorandum of understanding

MPC&A

material protection, control and accounting

MT

metric ton

MVD

Ministry of Internal Affairs

NADR

Non-Proliferation, Anti-Terrorism, Demining and Related Programs Account

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NGO

non-governmental organization

NIS

New Independent States of the former Soviet Union (now known as Eurasia)

NPP

nuclear power plant

NPT

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

OPIC

Overseas Private Investment Corporation

ODIHR

OSCE Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

OSCE

Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe

PAS

Public Affairs Section

PCV

Peace Corps volunteer

PfP

Partnership for Peace

PKO

Peacekeeping Operations Account

P.L.

Public Law

PPP

purchasing-power parity

PSA

production-sharing agreement

PVO

private voluntary organization

RI

Regional Initiative

RFE

Russian Far East

SMEs

small to medium-sized enterprises

SRSA

Silk Road Strategy Act

START

Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty

STCU

Science and Technology Center - Ukraine

TACIS

The European Union's technical assistance program for Eurasia

TB

tuberculosis

TIP

trafficking in persons

TUSRIF

The U.S.-Russia Investment Fund

UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF

United Nations Children's Fund

UNODC

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

USAID

U.S. Agency for International Development

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

USG

U.S. Government

USTDA

U.S. Trade and Development Agency

WFP

United Nations World Food Program

WHO

World Health Organization

WMD

weapons of mass destruction

WNISEF

Western NIS Enterprise Fund

WTO

World Trade Organization

*Freedom for Russia and Emerging Eurasian Democracies and Open Markets Support Act



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