Acronym Definition
ACHPR African Charter on Human and PeopleÕs Rights
AChR American Convention on Human Rights
CBD Convention on Biological Diversity
CCD UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of Diversity of Cultural Expressions
CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
CRC United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
CSICH Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage
FCPF World Bank Forest Carbon Partnership Facility
FIP Forest Investment Programme of the World Bank Strategic Climate Fund
FPIC Free Prior Informed Consent
GCF Green Climate Fund
GEF Global Environment Facility (United Nations Development Program)
GIZ German International Cooperation
ICC International Criminal Court
ICCPR International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
ICERD International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
ICESCR International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
ICJ International Court of Justice
IIFB International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity
ILO 169 International Labor Organization Convention on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples No 169
IP Indigenous Peoples
IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
IPRA Indigenous Peoples Rights Act
ITTO International Tropical Timber Organization
Nagoya Protocol Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
NORAD Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
OHCHR Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
REDD Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation
REDD+ Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation Conservation of biodiversity, Enhancement of forest stocks and sustainable management for forests
SBSTA Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technical Advice (within the UNFCCC)
UDHR Universal Declaration on Human Rights
UN United Nations
UN-REDD United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNDRIP United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
WHC Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage