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Glossary

 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

ADB

Asian Development Bank

AfDB

African Development Bank

APSO

Agency for Personal Service Overseas

ABP       

Area Based Programme               

AIDS     

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome              

ACBF    

African Capacity Building Foundation     

ADEA    

Association for the Development of Education in Africa

AMSCO               

African Management Services Company

B

No entries          

C         

CD4       

Immune Cell     

CSF

Civil Society Funding

CSP       

Country Strategy Plan   

CGIAR  

Consultative Group on Agricultural Research      

CHAL    

Christian Health Association of Lesotho

CIS         

Commonwealth of Independent States               

DAC 

Development Assistance Committee (OECD)

DEAC

Development Education Advisory Committee

DEU 

Development Education Unit 

DFAT

Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade

E

EHAF

Emergency Humanitarian Assistance Fund

EPPR

Emergency Preparedness and Post-Emergency Recovery Fund

EU

European Union

F

FAO 

Food and Agriculture Organisation

G

GAVI

The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation

GBV

Gender-based violence

GHD

Good Humanitarian Donorship

HRD 

Human Rights and Democratisation 

HAPS 

HIV/AIDS Partnership Scheme - partnership between DCI and NGOs on HIV/AIDS related projects 

HDI/UNDP 

Human Development Index/United Nations Development Programme 

HIPC 

Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

I

IRELAND AID 

Ireland Aid is a former name for 'Irish Aid' 

IAVI 

International Aids Vaccine Initiative 

ICOS 

Irish Council for Overseas Students 

ICRC 

International Committee of the Red Cross 

ICRS

Irish Red Cross Society

ICTS 

Information and Communications Technologies 

IFAD 

International Fund for Agricultural Development 

IFRC

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

IIEP 

International Institute for Education Planning 

ILO 

International Labour Organisation 

IMU 

Irish Missionary Union 

IMF

International Monetary Fund

IMRS 

Irish Missionary Resource Service 

IDCD

Inter-Departmental Committee on Development

IRC

International Rescue Committee

IRISH AID 

Ireland's official development assistance programme

J

JPI

Junior Professional Intern

K, L

No entries

MAPS 

Multi-Annual Programme Scheme - medium term partnership scheme between DCI and NGOs 

MDGs 

Millennium Development Goals 

MOPAN

Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network

N

NGO 

Non-governmental organisation (eg Concern, Trócaire, Goal)

OHCHR

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

ODA 

Official Development Assistance 

OECD 

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 

OSCE 

Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe

PCD

Policy Coherence for Development

PEAP 

Poverty Eradication Action Plan 

PFA 

Plan for Africa 

PRBS 

Poverty Reduction Budget Support 

PRS 

Poverty Reduction Strategy 

PRSPS 

Poverty Reduction Strategy Plans/Papers

PSC

The Programme of Strategic Co-operation

PSNP

Productive Safety Net Programme

Q

No entries

RC/RC 

Red Cross/Red Crescent 

RRC 

Rapid Response Corps 

RRI 

Rapid Response Initiative 

SPHE

Social Personal and Health Education

SPA 

Special Programme for Africa 

SWAPS 

Sector-wide approaches

SUN

Scale Up Nutrition movement

T

TB

Tuberculosis

UN 

United Nations 

UNAIDS 

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS 

UNCTAD

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNDP 

United Nations Development Programme 

UNESCO 

United Nations Economic and Social Council 

UNFPA 

United Nations Population Fund 

UNHCR 

United Nations High Commission for Refugees 

UNHRD

United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot

UNICEF 

United Nations Children's Fund 

UNIFEM 

United Nations Development Fund for Women 

UNITAR 

United Nations Institute for Training and Research 

UNEP 

United Nations Environment Programme 

UNESC 

United Nations Economic and Social Council 

UNHCHR 

United Nations High Commission for Human Rights 

UNRWA 

United Nations Relief and Works Agency

UNV

United Nations Volunteer

V

No entries

WB 

World Bank 

WDR

World Development Report

WFP 

World Food Programme 

WHO 

World Health Organisation 

WTO 

World Trade Organisation

X Y Z

No entries