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Appendix IV: Acronym Guide

FY 2007-2012 Department of State and USAID Strategic Plan
Bureau of Resource Management
May 2007




ADF:   African Development Foundation

ASEAN:   Association of South East Asian Nations

APEC:   Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

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BSP:   Bureau Strategic Plan

BTEC:   Business Transformation Executive Committee

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CD:   Community of Democracies

CIA:   Central Intelligence Agency

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DAA:   Deputy Assistant Administrator

DAS:   Deputy Assistant Secretary

DHS:   Department of Homeland Security

DOD:   Department of Defense

DOE:   Department of Energy

DOJ:   Department of Justice

DS:   Diplomatic Security

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EPA:   Environmental Protection Agency

EU:   European Union

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FBI:   Federal Bureau of Investigation

FSI:   Foreign Service Institute

FTA:   Free Trade Agreement

FTAA:   Free Trade Area of the Americas

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G8:   The Group of Eight

GAO:   Government Accountability Office

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HHS:   Department of Health and Human Services

HIV/AIDS:   Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

HRSA:   Health Resources and Services Administration

HSC:   Homeland Security Council

HST:   Harry S Truman Building

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IAEA:   International Atomic Energy Agency

IAF:   Inter-American Foundation

ICTs:   Information and Communications Technologies

IMF:   International Monetary Fund

INS:   Immigration and Naturalization Service

IT:   Information Technology

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JAMS:   Joint Assistance Management System

JMC:   Joint Management Council

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LTTE:   Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

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MCA:   Millennium Challenge Account

MEPI:   Middle East Partnership Initiative

MSP:   Mission Strategic Plan

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NASA:   National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NATO:   North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NEPAD:   New Partnership for Africa's Development

NGO:   Non-governmental Organization

NIH:   National Institutes of Health

NOAA:   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NSC:   National Security Council

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OBO:   Overseas Buildings Operations

ODA:   Official Development Assistance

OECD:   Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OIG:   Office of Inspector General

OPCW:   Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

OSCE:   Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe

OMB:   Office of Management and Budget

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PART:   Program Assessment Rating Tool

PEPFAR:   President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

PMA:   President's Management Agenda

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RM:   Bureau of Resource Management

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SAMHSA:   Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

S/P:   Policy Planning Staff

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UN:   United Nations

USAID:   United States Agency for International Development

USDA:   United States Department of Agriculture

USG:   United States Government

USTR:   United States Trade Representative

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WMD:   Weapons of Mass Destruction

WTO:   World Trade Organization

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