AC/HDP- Department's Office of Humanitarian Demining Program AEP- Alternate Foreign Service Examination Program AFV- Alternative FuelVehicles AG- Assistance Group APEC- Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum ASEAN- Association of Southeast Asian Nations ATA- Antiterrorism Assistance Program BCPB- Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (DHS) BFIF- Business Facilitation Incentive Fund BLM- Bureau of land Management (Interior) BWC- Biological Weapons Convention CAFTA- U.S.-Central America Free Trade Agreement CBP- Customs and Border Patrol (DHS) CBMs- Confidence-building measures CDC- U.S. Center for Disease Control CEA- Council of Economic Advisors CEQ- Council on Environmental Quality CFC- Chloroflourocarbon gases CIA- Central Intelligence Agency ClCP- UN Center for International Crime Prevention CNC- CIA Crime and Narcotics Center CT- Counterterrorism CTBT- Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty CWC- Chemica! Weapons Convention CY- Calendar year DC- Deputies Committee DEA- U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency DHS- Department of Homeland Security DHHS- Department of Health and Human Services DOC- U.S. Department of Commerce DOE- U.S. Department of Energy DOJ- U.S. Department of Justice DPRK- Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) DS- Department's Bureau of Diplomatic Security DTS- Diplomatic Telecommunications Service EBRD- European Bank of Reconstruction and Development EC- European Commission ECOWAS- Economic Community of West African States EO- Executive Order ESDI- European Security Defense Initiative FAO- UN Food and Agriculture Organization UNFAO FASI- Foreign Affairs Systems Integration FCC- Federal Communications Commission FDA- Food and Drug Administration FDI- Foreign Direct Investment FMCT- Fissile Materials Cutoff Treaty FOIA- Freedom of Information Act FTA- Free Trade Agreement FTO- Foreign Terrorist Organization FY- Fiscal year G-8- Group of Eight (major industrialized nations) GAO- General Accounting Office GEF- Global Environment Facility GIF- Generation IV International Forum GMRA- Government Management Reform Act of 1994 GSA General Services Administration HIPC- Heavily Indebted Poor Countries HRDF- Human Rights and Democracy Fund HST- Harry S Truman Building (Main State Department Building) IASP- International Affairs Strategic Plan IATC- Inter-American Telecommunication Commission IATTC- Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission IBWC- International Boundary and Water Commission IC- Intelligence Community ICRC- International Committee for the Red Cross IFRC- International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies IIP- The Department's office of International Information Programs IMF- International Monetary Fund IPA- International Plan of Action JCS- Joint Chiefs of Staff (000) KEDO- Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization IIP- International Information Programs MDA- Missile Defense Agency MSTCC- Migrant Smuggling and Trafficking in Persons Coordination Center MTCR- Missile Technology Control Regime NASA- National Aeronautics and Space Administration NEA- Department's Bureau of Near East Affairs NIH- National Institutes of Health NMFS- National Marine Fisheries Service NOAA- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association NPT- Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty NRC- Nuclear Regulatory Commission NSF- National Science Foundation NSG- Nuclear Suppliers Group OAS- Organization of American States OBO- Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations OSD- Office of Secretary of Defense (DoD) OSTP- Office of Science and Technology Policy OVP- Office of the Vice President of the United States PART- Programming Assessment Rating Tool PC- Principals Committee PCC- Policy Coordination Committee PPRA- Plutonium Production Reactor Agreement PREPCON- Preparatory Conference PRM- Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration REC- Regional Environmental Center REVCON- Review Conference SA- Bureau of South Asian Affairs SACU- South African Customs Union SADC- Southern Africa Development Community SATF- South Asia Task Force SBA- Small Business Administration Tier 1, 2 and 3 Countries - A rating that used to designate levels of governmental efforts to combat trafficking on the basis of minimum standards described in the law. First tier countries are those that are in full compliance with standards. Third tier countries neither fully comply with the minimum standards, nor are making significant efforts to do so. TVA- Tennessee Valley Authority (Department of Interior) U.K.- United Kingdom UNAIDS- UN Program on HIV/AIDS UNCCD- UN- Convention to Combat Deser1ification UNDP- UN Development Program UNEP- UN Environment Program UNICEF- UN Children's Fund UNSC- UN Security Council UNSCR- UN Security Council Resolution US GAO- U.S. General Accounting Office USFWS- U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service USGCRP- U.S. Global Change Research Program USGS- U.S. Geological Survey USNATO- U.S. Mission to NATO USTR- U.S. Trade Representative WB- World Bank WHO- World Health Organization WSSD- World Summit on Sustainable Development
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