Academic journal article Journal of International Affairs

Acronym List

Academic journal article Journal of International Affairs

Acronym List

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ABC Aqtau-Baku-Ceyhan pipeline

ACBAR Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief

ADB Asian Development Bank

ASEAP Aral Sea Environment Assistance Plan

BITS Swedish Bank for Investment and Technical Support

BTC Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline

CACO Central Asian Cooperation Organization

CAU Central Asian Union

CFE Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty

CIS Commonwealth of Independent States

CPC Caspian Pipeline Consortium

CST Tashkent Collective Security Treaty

DCA Drug Control Agency

DEA Drug Enforcement Agency

EAPC Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council

EBRD European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

EC European Comision

ESEAP Emergency Aral Sea Environment Assistance Plan

EU European Union

FDI foreign direct investment

FSU Former Soviet Union

GUAM Georgia Ukraine Azerbaijan Moldova

GUUAM Georgia Ukraine Uzbekistan Azerbaijan Moldova

HuT Hizb ut-Tahrir

IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

ICAS Interstate Council for Addressing the Aral Sea

IFAS International Fund for the Aral Sea

IFI International Financial Institutions

IHROU Independent Human Rights Organization of Uzbekistan

ILSA Iran-Libya Sanctions Act

IMF International Monetary Fund

IMU Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan

INOGATE Interstate Oil and Gas Transport to Europe Program

IRNA Islamic Republic News Agency

IRP Islam Renaissance Party of Tajikistan

ISAF International Security Assistance Force

KFAED Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development

KIMEP Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics, and Strategic Research

KISS Kazakhstan Institute of Strategic Studies

LDCs Least Developed Countries

NGO Nongovernmental organization

ODCCP United Nations Office on Drug Control and Crime Prevention

OSCE Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

PHRD Japanese Trust Fund

PRT Provincial Reconstruction Teams

SCO Shanghai Cooperation Organization

TACIS Technical Assistance to the Commonwealth of Independent States Program

TCGP Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline

TDS Total Dissolved Salts

TRACEGA Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia Program

UNAMA United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

UNDP United Nations Development Program

UNEP United Nations Environmental Program

UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNMIK United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo

UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

UNTAET United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor

USAID United States Agency for International Development

UTO United Tajik Opposition

WFP World Food Program

WHO World Health Organization

WMD Weapons of Mass Destruction

WTO World Trade Organization

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