List of abbreviations
in Britain and Africa in the twenty-first century

List of abbreviations

ACP

African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States

ACPP

Africa Conflict Prevention Pool

AMIS

African Union Mission in Sudan

AMISOM

African Union Mission in Somalia

APF

African Peace Facility

APSA

African Peace and Security Architecture

ASF

African Standby Force

AU

African Union

BDS

British Defence Staff

BOAG

British Overseas Aid Group

BOND

British Overseas NGOs for Development

BPST

British Peace Support Team

BPST(EA)

British Peace Support Team for East Africa

CAFOD

Catholic Agency for Overseas Development

CAR

Central African Republic

CDC

Commonwealth Development Council

CfA

Commission for Africa

CFTA

African Continental Free Trade Area

CPS

Conflict Prevention and Resolution, Peace and Security

CRS

Creditor Reporting System

CSOs

Civil society organisations

DFID

Department for International Development

DIT

Department for International Trade

EASF

East African Standby Force

EBA

Everything But Arms

ECOWAS

Economic Community of West African States

EDF

European Development Fund

EEC

European Economic Community

EFIF

Enough Food If

EPAs

Economic Partnership Agreements

FCO

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

FDI

Foreign Direct Investment

GNI

Gross National Income

GSP

Generalised System of Preferences

ICAI

Independent Commission for Aid Impact

LCID

Labour Campaign for International Development

MoD

Ministry of Defence

MONUC

United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo

MPH

Make Poverty History

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

NGO

Non-governmental organisation

NHS

National Health Service

NPF

National Policy Forum

NSC

National Security Council

OAU

Organisation of African Unity

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

ONUC

UN Mission to the Congo

PSOs

Peace Support Operations

RECs

Regional Economic Communities

RUF

Revolutionary United Front

SADC

Southern African Development Community

SAIH

Norwegian Students’ and Academics’ International Assistance Fund

SDGs

Sustainable Development Goals

SLM

Sudan Liberation Movement/Army

TCCs

Troop Contributing Countries

TJM

Trade Justice Movement

TNCs

Transnational Corporations

TTIP

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

UHC

Universal Healthcare

UKIP

UK Independence Party

UNAMIR

United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda

UNAMSIL

United Nations Assistance Mission in Sierra Leone

UNCTAD

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNEF

UN Emergency Force

UNMISS

United Nations Mission in South Sudan

UNPROFOR

United Nations Protection Force

UNSC

United Nations Security Council

UNSOS

United Nations Support Office in Somalia

WTO

World Trade Organization

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Britain and Africa in the twenty-first century

Between ambition and pragmatism

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