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FY 2005 Performance and Accountability Report
Bureau of Resource Management
November 2005
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2ID — 2nd Infantry Division, US Army

A — Bureau of Administration

A/LM — Bureau of Administration/Office of Logistics Management

AACR — African Armed Conflicts Resolved

AAMVA — American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators

ABA — American Bar Association

ABM — Anti-Ballistic Missile

AC — Bureau of Arms Control

ACDA — Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

ACF — Australian Conservation Foundation

ACI — Andean Counterdrug Initiative

ACIL — Agricultural Consultants Incorporated Limited (Australia)

ACTED — Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development

ACOTA — Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance

ACSI — American Customer Satisfaction Index

ACSs — Access Control Systems

ACW — Advanced Conventional Weapons

ADB — Asian Development Bank

ADP — Automated Data Processing

AE — Accrediting entities

AETN — American Embassy Television Network

AF — Bureau of African Affairs

AGA — Association of Government Accountants

ANC — Antenatal Care

AP — Associated Press

APEC — Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

API — Advanced Passenger Information

APIS — Advance Passenger Information System

ARV — Antiretroviral

ASEAN — Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ASP — Adoption Service Providers

ATA — Anti-Terrorism Assistance

ATA — Air Transport Agreement

ATSC — Advanced Television Systems Committee

AU — African Union

AVs — Armored Vehicles

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BBG — Broadcasting Board of Governors

BCC — Border Crossing Card

BFC — Budget Functional Classification

BFSC — Bangkok Financial Service Center

BIC — Bilateral Implementation Commission

BII — Bio-industry Initiative

BIMC — Beltsville Information Management Center

BIT — Bilateral Investment Treaty

BMENA — Broader Middle East and North Africa Initiative

BOG — Board of Governors

BPP — Bureau Performance Plan

BPR — Business Processing Re-engineering

BRMS — Bureau Resource Management System

BSC — Balanced Scorecard

BW — Biological Weapons

BWC — Biological Weapons Convention

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C&A — Certification and Accreditation

CA — Bureau of Consular Affairs

CAFTA — Central America Free Trade Agreement

CARE — Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, Inc

CBD — Convention on Biological Diversity

CBFP — Congo Basin Forest Partnership

CBM — Confidence-Building Measure

CBMs — Continental Ballistic Missiles

CBP — Bureau of Customs and Border Protection

CBRNE — Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Environmental impact

CBT — Computer Based Training

CCD — Consular Consolidated Database

CCF — Christian Children's Fund

CCP — Classified Connectivity Program

CD — Community of Democracies

CDC — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CD-ROM — Compact Disk - Read Only Memory

CEA — Council of Economic Advisors

CEAR — Certificate of Excellence in Accountability Reporting

CE-DAT — Complex Emergencies Database

CEO — Chief Executive Officer

CEQ — Council on Environmental Quality

CFE — Conventional Forces in Europe

CFO — Chief Financial Officer

CFP — Common Fisheries Policy

CFPS — Central Financial Planning System

CFSC — Charleston Financial Service Center

CFSP — Critical Flight Safety Program

CGSS — Consultative Group on Strategic Security

CHR — Commission on Human Rights

CIA — Central Intelligence Agency

CIF — Capital Investment Fund

CIO — Chief Information Officer

CIP — Critical Infrastructure Protection

CIS — Consular Information Sheets

CITEL — Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism

CITES — Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species

CJCS — Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff

CLASS — Consular Lookout and Support System

CLJ — Constitutional Loya Jirga

CM — Case Management

CMAT — Consular Management Assistance Teams

CMR — Crude Mortality Rate

CMS — Content Management System

CNC — Crime and Narcotics Center

CPA — Certified Public Accountant

CPA — Comprehensive Peace Agreement

CPIC — Capital Planning and Investment Control

CPMT — Civilian Protection Monitoring Team

CPPNM — Convention on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material

CRA — Country Reports and Asylum Affairs

CRDF — U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation

CRED — Center for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters

CRHRP — Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

CRS — Catholic Relief Services

CS — Civil Service

CS&H — Child Survival & Health Programs Fund

CSBM — Confidence- and Security-Building Measures

CSCS — Capital Security Cost Sharing

CSD — Commission on Sustainable Development

CSE — Center for Security Evaluation

CSG — Counterterrorism Security Group

CSI — Container Security Initiative

CSRS — Civil Service Retirement System

CT — Counterterrorism

CTC — Counterterrorism Committee

CTCC — Counterproliferation Technology Coordinating Commission

CW — Chemical Weapons

CWC — Chemical Weapons Convention

CWDF — Chemical Weapons Destruction Facility

CWS — Church World Service

CY — Calendar Year

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D&CP — Diplomatic and Consular Programs

D.C. — District of Columbia

DA — Development Assistance

DAI — Development Alternatives International

DCM — Deputy Chief of Mission

DDR — Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration

DEA — Drug Enforcement Agency

DHHS — Department of Health and Human Services

DHS — Department of Homeland Security

DIA — Defense Intelligence Agency

DL — Distance Learning

DOC — Department of Commerce

DoD — Department of Defense

DOE — Department of Energy

DOI — Department of Interior

DOJ — Department of Justice

DOL — Department of Labor

DOS — Department of State

DOT — Department of Transportation

DPRK — Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)

DRC — Democratic Republic of Congo

DRI — Diplomatic Readiness Initiative

DRL — Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights & Labor

DS — Bureau of Diplomatic Security

DSM — Domestic Staffing Model

DTRA — Defense Threat Reduction Agency

DTV — Digital Television

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E.O. — Executive Order

EAP — Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs

EB — Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs

EBRD — European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

EC — European Community

ECA — Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

ECA — Economic Complementation Agreement

ECE — Economic Commission for Europe

ECOMIL — Economic Community of West African States Mission in Liberia

ECOSOC — United Nations Economic and Social Council

ECOWAS — Economic Community of West African States

EFM — Eligible Family Member

EFT — Electronic Funds Transfer

E-GOALS — Online Performance Measurement System

E-gov — Electronic Government

eGovPMO — eGov Program Management Office

EIPC — Enhanced International Peacekeeping Capabilities

e-mail — Electronic Mail

ENM — Enterprise Network Management Office

ENR — Engineering News - Record

EOB — Existing Office Building

EPA — Environmental Protection Agency

e-QIP — Electronic Questionnaire for Investigation Processing

ERMA — Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance

ESC&M — Embassy Security, Construction and Maintenance

ESDP — European Security and Defense Program

ESF — Economic Support Fund

EU — European Union

EUCOM — U.S.-European Command

EUR — Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs

EUR/NIS — Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs/Newly Independent States

EXBS — Export Control and Related Border Security

EXIM — Export Import Bank

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FAA — Federal Aviation Administration

FAIR — Federal Activities Inventory Reform

FAM — Foreign Affairs Manual

FAO — United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization

FAS — Foreign Agricultural Service

FASAB — Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board

FAST — Free and Secure Trade Program

FATF — Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering

FBI — Federal Bureau of Investigation

FBIS — Foreign Broadcast Information Service

FCS — Foreign Commercial Service

FDD — Forces for the Defense of Democracy

FECA — Federal Employees Compensation Act

FEGLIP — Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program

FEHBP — Federal Employees Health Benefits Program

FEMA — Federal Emergency Management Agency

FERS — Federal Employees Retirement System

FEST — Foreign Emergency Support Team

FFMIA — Federal Financial Management Improvement Act

FHA — Federal Health Architecture

FHI — Food for the Hungry International

FISMA — Federal Information Security Management Act

FM — Financial Management

FMF — Foreign Military Financing

FMFIA — Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act

FMSF — Fissile Material Storage Facility

FOC — Full Operational Capability

FOIA — Freedom of Information Act

FOTA — Future of the Alliance

FPDS-NG — Federal Procurement Data System-Next Generation

FR — Facial Recognition

FREEDOMS — Freedom of Information Document Management System

FRUS — Foreign Relations of the United States

FS — Foreign Service

FSA — Freedom Support Act

FSAT — Financial Systems Assessment Teams

FSC — Financial Services Consolidation

FSC — Financial Service Center

FSC — Finance and Supply Chain

FSI — Foreign Service Institute

FSN — Foreign Service National

FSNSLTF — Foreign Service National Separation Liability Trust Fund

FSPS — Foreign Service Pension System

FSRA — Foreign Service Retirement Actuarial

FSRDF — Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund

FSU — Former Soviet Union

FSWE — Foreign Service Written Exam

FTA — Free Trade Agreement

FTAA — Free Trade Agreement of the Americas

FTE — Full-Time Equivalent

FTO — Foreign Terrorist Organization

FUDRA — Army Quick Deployment Force

FWCB — Federal Worker's Compensation Benefits

FY — Fiscal Year

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G/TIP — Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

GAAP — Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

GAI — General Assistance Initiative

GAM — Global acute malnutrition

GAO — The Government Accountability Office

GCI — Growth Competitiveness Index

GDIN — Global Disaster Information Network

GDP — Gross Domestic Product

GEF — Global Environmental Facility

GFMS — Global Financial Management System

GGCL — Government-to-Government Communications Link

GHSAG — Global Health Security Action Group

GIF — Generation IV International Forum

GITM — Global Information Technology Modernization

GLID — Global ID

GM — Grants Management

GMRA — Government Management Reform Act

GOP — Government of Pakistan

GPO — U.S. Government Printing Office

GPRA — Government Performance and Results Act

GSA — General Services Administration

GWOT — Global War on Terrorism

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HACU — Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

HBCU — Historically Black Colleges and Universities

HHS — Department of Health and Human Services

HIV — Human Immunodeficiency Virus

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

HMA — Humanitarian Mine Action

HR — Human Resources

HR — Human Rights

HRDF — Human Rights and Democracy Fund

HRR — Human Rights Report

HSC — Homeland Security Council

HST — Harry S Truman Building

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I/P — Initiative/Program

IAE — Integrated Acquisition Environment

IAEA — International Atomic Energy Agency

IBWC — International Boundary Water Commission

IC — International Community

ICAO — The International Civil Aviation Organization

ICASS — International Cooperative Administrative Support Services

ICCAT — International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna

ICES — International Council for the Exploration of the Sea

ICFTU — International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

ICOC — International Code of Conduct

ICRC — International Committee of the Red Cross

ICRI — International Coral Reef Initiative

IDENT — Automated Biometric Identification System

IDB — Inter-American Development Bank

IDF — Israeli Defense Forces

IDPs — Internally Displaced Persons

IEA — Information Exchange Agreement

IEMS — Integrated Enterprise Management System

IFC — International Finance Corporation

IFI — International Financial Institution

IFRA — The French Institute for Research in Africa

IFRC — International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

IG — Inspector General

IGC — Intergovernmental Consultations

IHR — International Health Regulations

IICSI — Iraqi International Center for Science and Industry

IIP — Bureau of International Information Programs

ILEA — International Law Enforcement Academy

ILMS — Integrated Logistics Management System

ILO — International Labor Organization

IMC — International Medical Corps

IMET — International Military Education and Training

IMF — International Monetary Fund

INA — Integrated Notification Application

INECE — International Network on Environmental Compliance and Enforcement

INCLE — International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement

INL — Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs

INR — Bureau of Intelligence and Research

INS — Immigration and Naturalization Service

INTERPOL — International Crime Police Organization

IO — Bureau of International Organizations

IO&P — International Organizations and Programs

IOB — Interim Office Building

IOC — Initial Operating Capability

IOC — Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

IOM — International Organization for Migration

IOSEA — Indian Ocean - South-East Asian Marine Turtle Memorandum of Understanding

IPIA — Improper Payments Information Act

IPOA — International Plan of Action

IPR — Intellectual Property Rights

IRC — International Rescue Committee

IRD — International Relief and Development

IRF — International Religious Freedom

IRFA — International Religious Freedom Act

IRI — International Republican Institute

IRM — Bureau of Information Resource Management

IRRF — Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Fund

IRSRA — Iraqi Radioactive Source Regulatory Authority

ISAF — Interim Security Assistance Force

ISN — Bureau of International Security and Non-proliferation

ISPP — Information Security Program Plan

ISSO — Information Systems Security Officer

ISTC — International Science and Technology Center

IT — Information Technology

ITAR — International Traffic in Arms Regulation

ITER — International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor

ITG — Iraqi Transitional Government

ITU — International Telecommunication Union

IUCN — International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

IVLP — International Visitor Leadership Program

IWC — International Whaling Commission

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JCG — Joint Consultative Group

JCIC — Joint Compliance and Inspection Commission

JCS — Joint Chiefs of Staff

JDEC — Joint Data Exchange Center

JFMIP — Joint Financial Management Improvement Program

JFMS — Joint Financial Management System

JMC — Joint Military Commission

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KCC — Kentucky Consular Center

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L/M — Leadership/Management

LACP — League of American Communications Professionals

LAN — Local Area Network

LDCs — Less Developed Countries

LDPs — Language Designated Positions

LLP — Limited Legal Partnerships

LROBP — Long-Range Overseas Building Plan

LURD — Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy

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M/MED — Office of Medical Services

M/P — Office of Management Policy

M/R — Office of Rightsizing

M/WHL — Office of White House Liaison

MANPADS — Man-Portable Air Defense Systems

MAP — Membership Action Plan

MCA — Millennium Challenge Account

MCAS — Management Cost Accounting Standards

MCC — Millennium Challenge Corporation

MCSC — Management Control Steering Committee

MD — Missile Defense

MD&A — Management's Discussion and Analysis

MEA — Multilateral Environmental Agreement

MENA — Middle East/North Africa

MEPI — Middle East Partnership Initiative

MFA — Ministry of Foreign Affairs

MFO — Multinational Force and Observers

MIDSA — Migration Dialogue for Southern Africa

MIF — Multinational Interim Force

MNEPR — Multilateral Nuclear Environmental Program in Russia Federation

MOA — Memorandum of Agreement

MOMS — Model for Overseas Management Support

MONUC — UN Mission in the Congo

MOU — Memorandum of Understanding

MOX — Mixed Oxide

MPP — Mission Performance Plan

MRA — Migration and Refugee Assistance

MRBM — Medium Range Ballistic Missiles

MRTD — Machine Readable Travel Documents

MRV — Machine Readable Visa

MTCR — Missile Technology Control Regime

MWO — Muslim World Outreach

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N/A — Not Applicable

NADR — Nonproliferation, Anti-Terrorism, Demining, and Related Programs

NAFTA — North America Free Trade Agreement

NAPHSIS — National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems

NARA — National Archives and Records Administration

NASA — National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NATO — North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NCCT — Non-Cooperative Countries and Territories

NCMEC — National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

NCTC — Non-Cooperative Countries and Territories

NDF — Nonproliferation and Disarmament Fund

NDI — National Democratic Institute

NEA — Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs

NEC — New Embassy Compound

NEC — New Embassy Construction

NED — National Endowment for Democracy

NePAD — New Partnership for Africa's Development

NGO — Non-Governmental Organization

NICS — Nutrition Information in Crisis Situations

NIIE — Non-Intrusive Inspection Equipment

NIS — Newly Independent States

NIV — Non-Immigrant Visa

NOAA — National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOB — New Office Building

NORAD — North American Aerospace Defense

NORINCO — China North Industries Corporation

NPAC — Nonproliferation and Arms Control

NPT — Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

NRC — NATO-Russian Council

NRF — NATO Response Force

NSA — National Security Agency

NSC — National Security Council

NSF — National Science Foundation

NSG — Nuclear Suppliers Group

NSSG — Nuclear Safety and Security Group

NSSP — Next Steps in Strategic Partnership

NTA — New Transatlantic Agenda

NTM-I — NATO's Training Mission in Iraq

NVIS — Nuclear Verification Information System

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OAS — Organization of American States

OBO — Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations

ODIHR — Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

OECD — Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OES — Bureau of Oceans, International Environmental and Scientific Affairs

OGC — Office of Government Commerce

OIC — Organization of Islamic Conference

OIG — Office of Inspector General

OMB — Office of Management and Budget

ON+ — OpenNet Plus

ONDCP — Office of National Drug Control Policy

ONUCI — UN Mission in Cote d'Ivoire

OPCW — Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

OPIC — Overseas Private Investment Corporation

OPM — Office of Personnel Management

OSAC — Overseas Security Advisory Council

OSCE — Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe

OSD — Office of Secretary of Defense

OSIS — Open Source Information System

OSTP — Office of Science and Technology Policy

OVP — Office of the Vice President

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P&F — Program and Financing

P.L. — Public Law

PA — Bureau of Public Affairs

PAR — Performance and Accountability Report

PART — Program Assessment Rating Tool

PBSA — Performance-Based Service Acquisition

PCI — Project Concern International

PD — Public Diplomacy

PDAs — Personal Digital Assistants

PDNet — Public Diplomacy Net

PELE — Principles of Environmental Laws and Enforcement

PEPFAR — President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

PESP — Partnership to Eliminate Sweatshops Program

PfP — Partnership-for-Peace

PIAIL — Presidential Initiative Against Illegal Logging

PICES — North Pacific Marine Science Organization

PISCES — Personal Identification Secure Comparison and Evaluation System

PKI — Public Key Infrastructure

PKO — Peacekeeping Operations

PLSC — Pakistan Legislative Strengthening Consortium

PLUS — Partnerships for Learning Undergraduate Studies

PM — Bureau of Political/Military Affairs

PM/WRA — Bureau of Political-Military Affairs/Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement

PMA — President's Management Agenda

PMS — Payments Management System

PNR — Passenger Name Record

POA&M — Plan of Action and Milestones

POEs — Points of Entry

POF — Perfect Order Fulfillment

POP — Persistent Organic Pollutants

PPA — Prompt Payment Act

PPRA — Plutonium Production Reactor Agreement

PrepCom — Preparatory Committee

PRM — Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration

PSC — Personal Service Contractor

PSI — Proliferation Security Initiative

PSMC — Peace Support Missions Concluded

PSO — Peace Support Operation

PSO — Post Security Officer

PTR — Office of Proliferation Threat Reduction

PuD — Plutonium Disposition

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QID — Questioned Identification Document

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RAMOS — Russian American Observation Satellite

RCM — Regional Conference on Migration

RevCon — Review Conference

RFMS — Regional Financial Management System

RM — Bureau of Resource Management

ROI — Return on Investment

ROK — Republic of Korea

RSO — Regional Security Officer

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S&T — Science and Technology

S/COS — Chief of Staff

S/CPR — Chief of Protocol

S/CRS — Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization

S/CT — Coordinator for Counterterrorism

S/ES — Office of the Secretary/Executive Secretariat

S/GAC — Global AIDS Coordinator

S/OCR — Office of Civil Rights

S/P — Policy Planning Staff

S/WCI — Ambassador at Large for War Crimes Issues

SA — Bureau of South Asian Affairs

SAARC — South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

SACM — South American Conference on Migration

SACU — Southern African Customs Union

SADC — South African Development Community

SAGSI — Standing Advisory Group on Safeguards Implementation

SALT — Strategic Arms Limitation Talks

SARS — Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

SBA — Small Business Administration

SC/UK — Save the Children/United Kingdom

SC/US — Save the Children/United States

SCI — Sensitive Compartmented Information

SECI — Southeast Europe Cooperative Initiative

SEED — Support for East European Democracy

SEED — Supporting Entrepreneurs for Environment and Development

SENTRI — Secure Electronic Network for Travelers Rapid Inspection

SES — Senior Executive Service

SFFAS — Statements of Federal Financial Accounting Standards

SFOR — Stabilization Force in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SGL — Standard General Ledger

SIA — Special Issuance Agency

SIPRNET — Secret Internet Protocol Router Network

SMART — State Messaging and Archive Retrieval Toolset

SNAP — Spouse Networking Assistance Program

SOA — Summit of the Americas

SPAW — Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife

SPS — Senior Policy Seminars

SSA — Social Security Administration

SSN — Social Security Number

START — Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty

STCU — Science and Technology Center in Ukraine

SYSADMINs — Systems Administrators

STMS — Student Training Management System

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TAP — Technical Advisory Programme

TBD — To Be Determined

TC — Technical Cooperation

TCNs — Third Country Nationals

TDA — U.S. Trade and Development Agency

TDY — Temporary Duty

TED — Turtle Excluder Device

TFCA — Tropical Forest Conservation Agreement

TIP — Terrorist Interdiction Program

TIP — Trafficking in Persons

TMC — Theater Ballistic Missile Defense

TMD — Theater Missile Defense

TNA — Transitional National Assembly

TOC — Transnational Organized Crime

TOPOFF — National Level of Top Officials

TRIPS — Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights Agreement

TSC — Terrorist Screening Center

TSCTI — Trans-Sahara Counter Terrorism Initiative

TSP — Thrift Savings Plan

TSUs — Technical Security Upgrades

TSWG — Technical Support Working Group

TTIC — Terrorist Threat Information Center

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U.S.C. — U.S. Code

U/S — Under Secretary

UAE — United Arab Emirates

UIA — United Israel Appeal

UK — United Kingdom

UN — United Nations

UNAIDS — United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS

UNAMSIL — UN Mission in Sierra Leone

UNCTAD — United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNDP — United Nations Development Programs

UNDPKO — United Nations Department for Peacekeeping Operations

UNFPA — United Nations Population Fund

UNFSA — UN Fish Stocks Agreement

UNHCR — United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF — United Nations Children's Emergency Fund

UNMEE — UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea

UNMIL — United Nations Mission in Liberia

UNMOVIC — United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission

UNOCHA — United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance

UNRWA — United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East

UNSC — UN Security Council

UNSCR — UN Security Council Resolution

USAID — United States Agency for International Development

USAWC — U.S.-Afghan Women's Council

USCG — United States Coast Guard

USCIRF — United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

USCS — United States Customs Service

USDA — U.S. Department of Agriculture

USFK — U.S. Forces Korea

USFWS — U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

USG — United States Government

USIA — United States Information Agency

USINFO — United States Information

USMS — United States Marshal Service

USOSCE — United States Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe

USPS — United States Postal Service

USPTO — United States Patent and Trademark Office

USSR — Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

USTR — U.S. Trade Representative

USUN — U.S. Mission to the United Nations

UXO — Unexploded Ordinance

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VACIS — Vehicle and Cargo Inspection System

VCI — Verification, Compliance and Implementation

V-Fund — Verification Assets Fund

VIG — Vaccinia Immune Globulin

VMT — Verification and Monitoring Team

VP — Voluntary Principle

VPNs — Virtual Private Networks

VWP — Visa Waiver Program

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WA — Wassenaar Arrangement

WAIS — Wassenaar Arrangement Information System

WARCP — West Africa Regional Conference Process

WBI — World Bank Institute

WCF — Working Capital Fund

WCPFC — Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission

WFP — World Food Program

WHA — Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs

WHO — World Health Organization

WMD — Weapons of Mass Destruction

WMEAT — World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers

WRC — World Radiocommunications Conference

WSIS — World Summit on the Information Society

WSSD — World Summit on Sustainable Development

WTO — World Trade Organization

WVI — World Vision International

WW2BW — White Water to Blue Water

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