Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE (www.oxfordhandbooks.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Handbooks Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

date: 25 April 2017

(p. xli) Table of Abbreviations

(p. xli) Table of Abbreviations

ACP countries

African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

AfChHPR

African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights

AfCHPR

African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

APRM

African Peer Review Mechanism

AU

African Union

AoA

Agreement on Agriculture

TRIPS

Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property

AAA

American Anthropological Association

ACLU

American Civil Liberties Union

ACHR

American Convention on Human Rights

AFL

American Federation of Labor

AICHR

ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights

ASEAN

Association of South-East Asian Nations

BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party

BIT

Bilateral Investment Treaty

CELS

Center for Legal and Social Studies

CSVR

Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation

CAP

Collective Action Problem

CVR

Comisión de la Verdad y Reconciliación

COI

Commission of Inquiry

CSW

Commission on the Status of Women

CAT

Committee Against Torture

CM

Committee of Ministers

CESCR

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

CED

Committee on Enforced Disappearances

CMW

Committee on Migrant Workers

CEDAW

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

CERD Committee

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

CRPD

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Council of Europe

CTC

Counter-Terrorism Committee

CFI

Court of First Instance

CJEU

Court of Justice of the European Union

DRC

Democratic Republic of the Congo

ECOSOC

Economic and Social Council

ECOWAS

Economic Community of West African States

ESC or ESCR

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

ECHR

European Convention on Human Rights

ECtHR

European Court of Human Rights

ECJ

European Court of Justice

EU

European Union

FAO

Food and Agricultural Organization

GATT

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

GATS

General Agreement on Trade in Services

GA

General Assembly

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

HDI

Human Development Index

IP

Intellectual Property

IACHR

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

IACtHR

Inter-American Court of Human Rights

IIHR

Inter-American Institute of Human Rights

IGO

Intergovernmental Organization

IAASTD

International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development

IALL

International Association for Labor Legislation

ICISS

International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty

ICRC

International Committee of the Red Cross

ICFTU

International Confederation of Trade Unions

ICJ

International Court of Justice

ICCPR

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

ICESCR

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

CPED

International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances

CERD

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

ICRMW

International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

ICC

International Criminal Court

ICTY

International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

IFRCRCS

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

IHRL

International Human Rights Law

IHL

International Humanitarian Law

ILO

International Labour Organization

IMF

International Monetary Fund

LDC

Least Developed Country

LOI

List of Issues

LOIPR

List of Issues Prior to Reporting

MERCOSUR

Mercado Común del Sur

MFN

Most Favored Nation

NAACP

National Association for the Advancement of Colored Peoples

PNC

National Civil Police Force

NHRC

National Human Rights Commission

NHRI

National Human Rights Institutions

NRC

National Research Center

UNITA

National Union for Total Independence of Angola

NGO

Non-Governmental Organization

NAFTA

North American Free Trade Agreement

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

OLA

Office of Legal Affairs

OPCAT

Optional Protocol to UNCAT

OHCHR

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

OECD

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

OSCE

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

OAU

Organization of African Unity

OAS

Organization of American States

OIC

Organization of Islamic Cooperation

PACE

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

PCIJ

Permanent Court of International Justice

PoC

Protection of Civilians

RIAA

Reports of International Arbitral Awards

RUDs

Reservations, Understandings, and Declarations

R2P

Responsibility to Protect

SAARC

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

Southern African Development Community

SCSL

Special Court for Sierra Leone

SP

Special Procedure

SPT

Sub-Committee on Prevention of Torture

TOR

Terms of Reference

UNDG

UN Development Group

UK

United Kingdom

UN

United Nations

UNCHR

United Nations Commission on Human Rights

UNCESCR

United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

UNCTAD

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNCAT

United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

CRC

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

UNDP

United Nations Development Program

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

UNGA

United Nation General Assembly

HRC

United Nations Human Rights Committee

HRCouncil

United Nations Human Rights Council

ILC

United Nations International Law Commission

UNOCI

United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire

UNRISD

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

UNSC

United Nations Security Council

US

United States

USD

United States Dollar

SCOTUS

United States Supreme Court

UDHR

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

UPR

Universal Periodic Review

VCLT

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties

WGHR

Working Group on Human Rights

WB

World Bank

WHA

World Health Assembly

WHO

World Health Organization

WTO

World Trade Organization

WWI

World War I