Alphabet Soup

ASG – Assistant Secretary General

BPfA – Beijing Platform for Action

CEDAW – Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

CSW – Commission on the Status of Women

DESA – United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

ECA- Economic Commission for Africa

ESCAP – Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

ECE – Economic Commission for Europe

ECLAC – Economic Commission for Latin America & the Caribbean

ECOSOC – UN Economic and Social Council

ESCWA – Economic and Social Commission for West Asia

GA – General Assembly

ICPD – International Conference on Population & Development

IDP – Internally Displaced Person

ILO – International Labour Organization

IMF – International Monetary Fund

LAC – Latin America & the Caribbean

NGO – Non-Governmental Organization

OHCHR – Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights

SDG– Sustainable Development Goals

UNAIDS – Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

UNDP – UN Development Program UNEP – UN Environment Program

UNESCO – UN Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization

UNFCCC- UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

UNHCR – UN High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF – United Nation International Emergency Children’s Fund

UNFPA – United Nations Population Fund

UNWomen – UN entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women

WHO- World Health Organization

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