Frequently Used Abbreviations

U.S. Government Assistance to Eastern Europe under the Support for East European Democracy (SEED) Act
Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
January 2006

ATA Anti-Terrorism Assistance Program
CEE Central and Eastern Europe
CSH Child Survival and Health Programs Fund
CW chemical weapons
CY calendar year
DoD U.S. Department of Defense
DOTS Directly Observed Therapy, Short Course
E&E USAID Bureau for Europe and Eurasia
EBRD European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
EDA Excess Defense Articles
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EU European Union
EUCOM U.S. European Command
EUR/ACE Office of the Coordinator of U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia
Eximbank U.S. Export-Import Bank
EXBS Export Control and Related Border Security Assistance Program
FDI foreign direct investment
FMF Foreign Military Financing
FY fiscal year
GDP gross domestic product
GO... Government of...
HIV/AIDS Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
IAS International Accounting Standards
IDP internally displaced person
IFIs international financial institutions
IMET International Military Education and Training
IMF International Monetary Fund
IOM International Organization for Migration
IPR intellectual property rights
IV International Visitor (Program)
m million
MDR-TB multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis
MoD Ministry of Defense
MOU memorandum of understanding
MPC&A material protection, control and accounting
MT metric ton
MVD Ministry of Internal Affairs
NADR Non-Proliferation, Anti-Terrorism, Demining and Related Programs Account
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NGO non-governmental organization
NPP nuclear power plant
OPIC Overseas Private Investment Corporation
OSCE Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
PAS Public Affairs Section
PCV Peace Corps volunteer
PfP Partnership for Peace
PKO Peacekeeping Operations Account
P.L. Public Law
PPP purchasing-power parity
PSA production-sharing agreement
PVO private voluntary organization
SEE Southeast Europe
SEED Support for East European Democracy Act
SMEs small to medium-sized enterprises
TB tuberculosis
TIP trafficking in persons
UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
USAID U.S. Agency for International Development
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture
USG U.S. Government
USTDA U.S. Trade and Development Agency
WFP United Nations World Food Program
WHO World Health Organization
WMD weapons of mass destruction
WTO World Trade Organization