The World Factbook (1982)/Abbreviations for Other Important International Organizations

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ABBREVIATIONS FOR OTHER IMPORTANT INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS[edit]

AAPSO Afro-Asian People's Solidarity Organization
ADB Asian Development Bank
AFDB African Development Bank
AIOEC Association of Iron Ore Exporting Countries
ANZUS ANZUS Council; treaty signed by Australia, New Zealand, and the United States
APC African Peanut (Groundnut) Council
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
ASPAC Asian and Pacific Council
ASSIMER International Mercury Producers Association
BENELUX Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg Economic Union
BLEU Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union
CACM Central American Common Market
CARICOM Caribbean Common Market
CARIFTA Caribbean Free Trade Association
CCC Customs Cooperation Council
CEAO West African Economic Community
CEMA Council for Mutual Economic Assistance
CENTO Central Treaty Organization
CIPEC Intergovernmental Council of Copper Exporting Countries
. . . Columbo Plan
. . . Council of Europe
DAC Development Assistance Committee (OECD)
EAMA African States associated with the EEC
EC European Communities (EEC, ECSC, EURATOM)
ECOWAS Economic Community of West African States
ECSC European Cool and Steel Community
EEC European Economic Community (Common Market)
EFTA European Free Trade Association
EIB European Investment Bank
ELDO European Space Vehicle Launcher Development Organization
EMA European Monetary Agreement
ENTENTE Political-Economic Association of Ivory Coast, Dahomey, Niger, Upper Volta, and Togo
ESRO European Space Research Organization
EURATOM European Atomic Energy Community
G-77 Group of 77
GCC Gulf Cooperation Council
IADB Inter-American Defense Board
IATP International Association of Tungsten Producers
IBA International Bauxite Association
IBEC International Bank for Economic Cooperation
ICAC International Cotton Advisory Committee
ICCAT International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas
ICCO International Cocoa Organization
ICEM Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration
ICES International Cooperation in Ocean Exploration
ICO International Coffee Organization
IDB Inter -American Development Bank
IEA International Energy Agency {associated with OECD)
IHO International Hydrographic Organization
. . . International Lead and Zinc Study Group
IIB International Investment Bank
INRO International Natural Rubber Organization
INTELSAT International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
IOOC International Olive Oil Council
IPU Inter - Parliamentary Union
IRC International Red Cross
ISCON Islamic Conference
ISO International Sugar Organization
ITC International Tin Council
IWC International Whaling Commission
IWC International Wheat Council
LAFTA Latin American Free Trade Association
LICROSS League of Red Cross Societies
NAM Nan-Aligned Movement
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
OAPEC Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries
OAS Organization of American States
OAU Organization of African Unity
OCAM Afro-Malagasy and Mauritian Common Organization
ODECA Organization of Central American States
OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
SELA Latin American Economic System
SPC South Pacific Commission
UDEAC Economic and Customs Union of Central Africa
UEAC Union of Central African States
UPEB Union of Banana Exporting Countries
WEU Western European Union
WFTU World Federation of Trade Unions
WPC World Peace Council
WSG International Wool Study Group
WTO World Tourism Organization