Select Committee on European Union Seventh Report

Appendix 3

Glossary of Acronyms and Technical Terms

BASIC      British American Security Information Council

CARDS      Community Assistance for Reconstruction, Development and

         Stabilisation Programme

CIVCOM    The Committee for Civilian Aspects of Crisis Management

CFSP      Common Foreign and Security Policy

ESDP      European Security and Defence Policy

EU      European Union

EUMC      European Union Military Committee

EUPM      European Union Police Mission in Bosnia

FCO      Foreign and Commonwealth Office

ICG      International Crisis Group

IGC      Inter-Governmental Conference

IPTF      International Police Task Force

JSC      Joint Situation Centre

NATO      North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

NGOs      Non-Governmental Organisations

OCHA      Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs

OdiHR      Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

OSCE      Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe

PPEWU      Policy Planning and Early Warning Unit

PSC      Political and Security Committee

REACT      Rapid Expert Assistance Co-operation Teams

SFOR      Stabilisation Force

UN      United Nations

UNDAC    United Nations Disaster Assessment Co-ordination

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