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LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS


ACHR

American Convention on Human Rights

AP I or II

Additional Protocol I or II to the Geneva Conventions

CA 3

Common article 3 of the four Geneva Conventions

CAT

Convention against Torture

CBD

Convention on Biological Diversity

CEDAW

Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women

CERD

Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

CESCR

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Codex

Codex Alimentarius Commission

CRC

Convention on the Rights of the Child

ECHR

European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

ECOSOC

UN Economic and Social Council

ICC

International Criminal Court

ICCPR

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

ICESCR

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

ICRC

International Committee of the Red Cross

IDPs

Internally displaced persons

IPPC

International Plant Protection Convention

NGO

Non-governmental organization

OAU

Organization for African Unity

OIE

Office international des épizooties

UDHR

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

UN

United Nations

UNGA

United Nations General Assembly

UNSC

United Nations Security Council

WFS

World Food Summit

WHO

World Health Organization

WTO

World Trade Organization


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