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(p. xiii) List of Abbreviations

(p. xiii) List of Abbreviations

ACER

EU Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators

ACP

Asian, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

ADR

Alternative Dispute Resolution

AEC

Atomic Energy Commission

AFSJ

Area of Freedom, Security, and Justice

AGFISH

Agriculture and Fisheries Council

AIVD

Dutch Intelligence and Security Service

ALDE

Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe

APEC

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

BBQ

British Budgetary Question

BENELUX

Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg Economic Union

BEPGs

Broad Economic Policy Guidelines

BERs

Block Exemption Regulations

BIA

Security Information Agency of the Republic of Serbia

BIS

Bank for International Settlements

BM

Blocking Minority

BSE

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

CACM

Central American Common Market

CAP

Common Agricultural Policy

CCM

Civilian Crisis Management

CCP

Common Commercial Policy

CCS

Carbon Capture and Storage

CdT

Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union

CDU

Christian Democratic Union (Germany)

CEAS

Common European Asylum System

Cedefop

European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training

CEE

Central and East European States (p. xiv)

CEEC

Central and Eastern European Country

CEGB

Central Electricity Generating Board

CEN

European Committee for Standardization

CENELEC

European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CEPOL

European Police College

CFCA

Community Fisheries Control Agency

CFI

Court of First Instance

CFSP

Common Foreign and Security Policy

CGS

Council Secretariat

CIA

Central Intelligence Agency

CJEU

Court of Justice of the European Union

COGs

National Chiefs of Government

COP

Copenhagen Conference of the Parties

CoR

Committee of the Regions

COREPER

Committee of Permanent Representatives

CPCC

Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability

CPVO

Community Plant Variety Office

CSP

Confederation of Socialist Parties of the European Community

CSU

Christian Social Union (Germany)

CTG

Counter Terrorist Group

DAS

Déclaration d’assurance

DCFR

Academic Draft Common Frame of Reference

DRC

Democratic Republic of Congo

EAFRD

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development

EAGGF

European Agricultural Guarantee and Guidance Fund

EAP

Environmental Action Programme

EASA

European Aviation Safety Agency

ECA

European Court of Auditors

ECB

European Central Bank

ECDC

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

ECEP

European Climate and Energy Package

ECHA

European Chemicals Agency

ECHR

European Convention on Human Rights

ECJ

European Court of Justice (p. xv)

ECN

European Competition Network

ECOFIN

Council of Economics and Finance Ministers

ECSC

European Coal and Steel Community

ECtHR

European Court of Human Rights

ECU

European Currency Unit

EDA

European Defence Agency

EDC

European Defence Community

EDF

Electricité de France

EDPS

European Data Protection Supervisor

EEA

European Economic Area

EEA

European Environment Agency

EEAS

European External Action Service

EEC

European Economic Community

EES

European Election Studies

EES

European Employment Strategy

EFC

European Financial Coalition

EFGP

European Federation of Green Parties

EFSA

European Food Safety Authority

EFSF

European Financial Stability Facility

EFTA

European Free Trade Association

EGP

European Green Party

EIB

European Investment Bank

EIGE

European Institute for Gender Equality

ELDR

Federation of European Liberal, Democrat, and Reform Parties

EMA

European Medicines Agency

EMCDDA

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

EMI

European Monetary Institute

EMS

European Monetary System

EMSA

European Maritime Safety Agency

EMU

European Monetary Union

ENGOs

Environmental Non-Governmental Organizations

ENISA

European Network and Information Security Agency

EPC

European Political Cooperation

EPP

Euro Plus Pact

EPP

European People's Party (p. xvi)

EPRG

European Parliament Research Group

EPU

European Payments Union

ERA

European Railway Agency

ERDF

European Regional Development Fund

ERF

European Refugee Fund

ERG

European Regulators Group

ERM

Exchange Rate Mechanism

ERRIN

European Regions and Innovation Network in Brussels

ERT

European Roundtable of Industrialists

ESCB

European System of Central Banks

ESDP

European Security and Defence Policy

ESF

European Social Fund

ESM

European Stability Mechanism

ESPRIT

European Strategic Program on Research in Information Technology

ESRB

European Systemic Risk Board

ESS

European Security Strategy

ETF

European Training Foundation

ETS

Emissions Trading System

ETUC

European Trade Union Confederation

EU

European Union

EU OSHA

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

EUCOM

United States European Command

EUETS

European Union Emissions Trading Scheme

EUFOR

European Force

Euratom

European Atomic Energy Community

EUREGHA

European Network of Regional and Local Health Authorities

EUREMA

EU Relocation Malta

Eurodac

European Dactyloscopy

Eurofound

European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions

EUROJUST

European Judicial Cooperation Unit

Europol

European Police Office

EUSC

European Union Satellite Centre

EUT

Draft Treaty on the European Union (p. xvii)

EVCA

European Venture Capital Association

FBI

Federal Bureau of Intelligence

FDI

Foreign Direct Investment

FGD

Flue Gas Desulphurization

FRA

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights

FRONTEX

European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders

FSU

Finnish Seaman's Union

FTA

Free Trade Area

FYROM

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

GAERC

General Affairs and External Relations Council

GAL

Green-Alternative-Libertarian

GATT

General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GMOs

Genetically Modified Organisms

GNI

Gross National Income

GNP

Gross National Product

GSA

European GNSS Agency

G7/8

Group of Seven or Eight

GTAZ

Germany's Joint Counterterrorism Centre

G20

Group of Twenty

HA

High Authority

HG

Headline Goal

HHG

Helsinki Headline Goal

HR

High Representative

IDOC

Investigation and Disciplinary Office

IEA

International Energy Agency

IGC

Intergovernmental Conference

IMF

International Monetary Fund

IMSC

Internal Market Support Committee

Intdiv

Intelligence Division of the European Military Staff

IPE

International Political Economy

IR

International Relations

ISS

European Union Institute for Security Studies (p. xviii)

ITF

International Transport Workers’ Federation

JHA

Justice and Home Affairs

JTAC

Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre

LAFTA

Latin American Integration Association

LCPD

Large Combustion Plant Directive

LI

Liberal Intergovernmentalism

MEPs

Members of the European Parliament

MERCOSUR

Mercado Común del Sur

MLG

Multilevel Governance

MP

Member of Parliament

MRP

Mouvement Républicain Populaire

MS

Member State

MTR

Mid-Term Review

NAFTA

North American Free Trade Agreement

NAP

National Allocation Plan

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NCAs

National Competition Agencies

NGO

Non-Governmental Organization

NMS

New Member States

NRAs

National Regulatory Authorities

NRP

National Reform Programs

NSRF

National Strategic Reference Framework

NUTS

Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics

OCA

Optimum Currency Area

ODS

Civic Democratic Party

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OEEC

Organization for European Economic Cooperation

OHIM

Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market

OLAF

European Anti-Fraud Office

OLS

Ordinary Least Squares

OMC

Open Method of Coordination

OMS

Old Member State

OP

Operational Programmes

OPEC

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

OSCE

Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (p. xix)

PCA

Partnership and Cooperation Agreement

PD

Prisoner's Dilemma

PECL

Principles of European Contract Law

PES

Party European Socialists

PiS

Party Law and Justice

PPEWU

Policy Planning and Early Warning Unit

PPS

Power Parity Standard

PSL

Polish Peasant's Party

QM

Qualified Majority

QMV

Qualified Majority Voting

R&D

Research and Development

RCI

Rational-Choice Institutionalism

rTPA

Regulated Third Party Access

RWE

Rhenish-Westphalian Electric Power Company

S&D

Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats

SAPS

Single Area Payment Scheme

SBC

Schengen Borders Code

SBU

Security Service of Ukraine

SCA

Special Committee on Agriculture

SEA

Single European Act

SEM

Single European Market

SEPA

Single Euro Payment Area

SFP

Single Farm Payment

SFS

Small Farmers Scheme

SGP

Stability and Growth Pact

SHAPE

Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe

SIRENE

Supplementary Information Request at the National Entry

SIS

Schengen Information System

SitCen

EU Joint Situation Centre

SME

Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises

SVR

Foreign Intelligence Service (Russia)

TAN

Traditionalist-Authority-Nationalism

TARGET

Euro Payment and Settlement System

TCNs

Third-Country Nationals

TEC

Treaty Establishing the European Union (p. xx)

TEU

Treaty on European Union

TFEU

Treaty on the Functioning of the Union

TPA

Third-Party Access

TREVI

Terrorisme, radicalisme, extrémisme et violence internationale

TRIPS

Trade-Related Measures of Intellectual Property

UCLAF

Anti-Fraud Task Force

UK

United Kingdom

UNECE

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

US

United States

VP

Vice President

WEU

Western European Union

WMD

Weapons of Mass Destruction

WTO

World Trade Organization