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1AA: Action Asia

2AArk: Amphibian Ark

3ABS: Access Benefit Sharing

4ACAP: Amphibian Conservation Action Plan

5APCEL: Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law

6ASA: Amphibian Survival Alliance

7ASEAN: Association of Southeast Asian Nations

8ASEAN-WEN: Association of Southeast Asian Nations Wildlife Enforcement Network

9ASG: Amphibian Specialist Group

10AWG: Action Working Group

11CAP: Change Acceleration Process

12CBD: Convention on Biological Diversity

13CCL: Center for Creative Leadership

14CEC: IUCN Commission on Education and Communication

15CEESP: IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy

16CEL: IUCN Commission on Environmental Law

17CEM: IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management

18CENESTA: Centre for Sustainable Development

19CEPA: Communication, education and public awareness

20CEPF: Critical Ecosystems Partnership Fund

21CESCR: UN Committee for Economic Social and Cultural Rights

22CIDCE: Centre International de Droit Comparé de l'Environnement [International Centre of Comparative Environmental Law]

23CITES: Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species

24CMS: Convention on the Conservation of Migration Species of Wild Animals

25COE: Commission on Ecology

26COP: Conference of the Parties

27DAPTF: Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force

28DRR: Disaster Risk Reduction

29EAZA: European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

30EBA: Ecosystem Based Adaptation to climate change

31ELC: Environmental Law Center

32ELP: Environmental Law Programme

33EMP: Global Ecosystem Management Programme

34ENSO: El Niño Southern Oscillation

35ESA: Endangered Species Act

36ESD: Education for Sustainable Development

37ESG: Ethics Specialist Group

38FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization

39FPP: Forest Peoples Programme

40GAA: Global Amphibian Assessment

41GASG: Global Amphibian Specialist Group

42GEF: Global Environment Facility

43GHG: Greenhouse Gas

44GISD: Global Invasive Species Database

45GIZ : Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (German Society for International Collaboration)

46GNEP: Global Network of Environmental Prosecutors

47GPAP: Global Protected Areas Programme

48GSP: Global Species Programme

49ICCA: Indigenous and Community Conserved Area

50ICDP: Integrated Conservation and Development Project

51ICEM: International Centre for Environmental Management

52IECN: Integrated Environmental Consultants Namibia

53IFRC: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

54IIED: International Institute for Environment and Development

55INECE: International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement

56IPBES: Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

57IPO : Indigenous Peoples Organisation

58IPRA: Indigenous People's Rights Act of The Philippines

59IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency

60IUCN: International Union for the Conservation of Nature

61IWC: International Whaling Commission

62IWGIA: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs

63KBA: Key Biodiversity Area

64MEA: Multilateral Environment Agreement

65MPA: Marine Protected Area

66MYCAT: Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers

67NBA: National Biodiversity Authority

68NBSAP: National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans

69OAS: Organisation of American States

70PA: Protected Area

71PARC: Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation

72PEDRR: Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction

73PES: payments for ecosystem services

74PoWPA: Programme of Work on Protected Areas

75PWG: Disease and Pathology Working Group

76RAMPAO: Réseau Régional d’Aires Marines Protégées en Afrique de l’Ouest (regional network of MPAs in West Africa)

77REDD: Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and (Forest) Degradation

78RGBK: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

79RLA: Red List Authority

80RLE: Red List of Ecosystems

81SEA: Strategic Environmental Assessment

82SGWW: CEL Specialist Group on Water and Wetlands

83SOS: Save Our Species

84SPICEH: Specialist Group on Indigenous Peoples, Customary and Environmental Laws and Human Rights

85SRLI: Sampled Red List Index

86SSC: IUCN Species Survival Commission

87STAR: System on Transparent Allocation of Resources

88SULi: Specialist Group on Sustainable Use and Livelihoods

89SWG: Saola Working Group

90TCC: Theme on Culture and Conservation

91TCES: Theme on Environment, Conflict and Security

92TEEB: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

93TEMTI: Theme on Environment, Maroeconomics, Trade and Investment

94TG: Thematic Group

95TGER: Theme on Governance, Equity and Rights

96TILCEPA: Theme on Indigenous Peoples and Local Comminites, Equity and Protected Areas

97TSEAPRISE: Theme on Social and Environmental Accountability of the Private Sector

98TSL: Theme on Sustainable Livelihoods

99UNDESA: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

100UNDP: United Nations Development Programme

101UNDRIP: United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

102UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme

103UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

104UNFCCC: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

105UNISDR: United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction

106UNU: United Nations University

107UNWCED: United Nations World Commission on Environment and Development

108WCC: IUCN World Conservation Congress

109WCMC: World Conservation Monitoring Centre

110WCPA: IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas

111WCS: Wildlife Conservation Society

112WPC: World Parks Congress

113WWF: World Wildlife Fund

114ZGAP: Zoologische Gesellschaft für Arten- und Populationsschutz [Zoological society for protection of endangered species and populations]

115ZSL: Zoological Society of London

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« List of Acronyms », S.A.P.I.EN.S [Online], 5.2 | 2012, Online since 12 August 2012, connection on 20 June 2018. URL :

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