Landmine Monitor 1999

Abbreviations & Acronyms

AAR
Association to Aid Refugees
AFD
Agence Française pour le Développement
AHD
Antihandling Device
AP or APM
Antipersonnel Mine
ARF
ASEAN Regional Forum
ASEAN
Association of South-East Asian Nations
AT or ATM
Antitank Mine
BHMAC
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mine Action Center
CARICOM
Carribean Community and Common Market
CCW
1980 Convention on Conventional Weapons
CD
Conference on Disarmament
CIDA
Canadian International Development Agency
CMAC
Cambodia Mine Action Center
CND
National Demining Commission
CROMAC
Croatian Mine Action Center
DRC
Democratic Republic of Congo
ECOMOG
ECOWAS Ceasefire Monitoring Group
ECOWAS
Economic Community of West African States
EMAC
Entity Mine Action Center
EOD
Explosive Ordnance Disposal
EU
European Union
GIS
Geographic Information System
GTZ
German Development and Cooperation Agency
HALO Trust
High-risk Area Life-saving Organization Trust
HI
Handicap International
HRW
Human Rights Watch
IADB
Inter-American Defense Board
ICBL
International Campaign to Ban Landmines
ICRC
International Committee of the Red Cross
ICVA
International Council of Voluntary Agencies
IDRC
International Development Research Council
IED
Improvised Explosive Devices
IFOR
Implementation Force
INAROEE
Angolan National Institute for the Removal of Explosive Obstacles
IPPNW
International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
IRC
International Rescue Committee
JRS
Jesuit Refugee Services
LM
Landmine Monitor
LSN
Landmine Survivors Network
MAC
Mine Action Center
MAG
Mines Advisory Group
MAPA
Mine Action Program for Afghanistan
MARMINCA
Mission of Assistance for the Removal of Mines
MASG
Mine Action Support Group
MAT
Mne Action Team
MAWG
Mine Action Working Group, ICBL
MAWG
Mine Awareness Working Group
MBT
Mine Ban Treaty
MERCUSOL
Declaration of the Southern Commercial Market
MOU
Memorandum of Understanding
NAM
Non-Aligned Movement
NATO
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NGO
Non-Governmental Organization
NPA
Norwegian Peoples Aid
OAS
Organization of American States
OAU
Organization of African Unity
OECS
Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
OSCE
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
P. II
Landmines Protocol II of the CCW
QA
Quality Assurance
SADC
Southern African Development Community
SCF
Save the Children Fund
SCS
Special Clearance Services
UN
United Nations
UNAVEM
United Nations Angola Verification Mission
UNDHA
UN Dept. of Humanitarian Affairs
UNDP
United Nations Development Program
UNGA
United Nations General Assembly
UNHCR
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEF
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
UNMAC
United Nations Mine Action Center
UNMAS
United Nations Mine Action Service
UNOMOZ
UN Operations in Mozambique
USAID
U.S. Agency for International Development
UXO
Unexploded Ordnance