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Glossary of acronyms, abbreviations and terms

AANZFTA

ASEAN–Australia–New Zealand FTA

ADB

Asian Development Bank

AG

Australia Group

AHP

Australian Humanitarian Partnership

ANCP

Australian NGO Cooperation Program

APEC

Asia–Pacific Economic Cooperation

APRC

Asia–Pacific Regional Conference

APIS

Australian Passport Information Service

APPR

Aid Program Performance Report

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ATT

Arms Trade Treaty

BBNJ

Marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction

BRAC

Development organisation dedicated to alleviating poverty by empowering the poor

CAVR

Centre for Armed Violence Reduction

ChAFTA

China–Australia Free Trade Agreement

CHOGM

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

CWC

Chemical Weapons Convention

EAS

East Asia Summit

FATF

Financial Action Task Force

FDI

Foreign direct investment

FMCT

Fissile Material Cut Off Treaty

FRANZ

France, Australia and New Zealand humanitarian partnership

FTA

Free trade agreement

GDP

Gross domestic product

GPE

Global Partnership for Education

GWO

Global Watch Office

G20

Group of Twenty (19 member countries and the European Union)—forum for international economic cooperation

HRC

United Nations Human Rights Council

IA-CEPA

Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization

ICC

International Criminal Court

ICN

International Communications Network

ILO

International Labour Organization

IMO

International Maritime Organization

IMV

International Media Visits program

IPPF

International Planned Parenthood Federation

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

iXc

innovationXchange

JAEPA

Japan–Australia Economic Partnership Agreement

JCPAA

Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit

JIT

Joint Investigation Team

KAFTA

Korea–Australia Free Trade Agreement

LES

Locally engaged staff

LGBTI

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and

MIKTA

Mexico, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Turkey, Australia

MRA

Mutual Recognition Agreements

MTCR

Missile Technology Control Regime

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NGO

Non-government organisation

NSG

Nuclear Suppliers Group

ODA

Official development assistance

ODE

Office of Development Effectiveness

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OPCW

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

PAFTA

Peru–Australia Free Trade Agreement

PIFS

Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Purchaser-provider arrangements

Arrangements under which the services of one agency are purchased by another agency to contribute to its outcomes

ROK

Republic of Korea

PSPF

Protective Security Policy Framework

RCEP

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

SDGs

Sustainable Development Goals

TGA

Therapeutic Goods Administration

TPP-11

Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

UN

United Nations

UNCLOS

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

UNFPA

United Nations Population Fund

UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund

UNOCHA

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

WFP

World Food Programme

WTO

World Trade Organization

‘2+2’

Meeting of foreign and defence ministers from two countries