Stars and Dragons: The EU and China - European Union Committee Contents


APPENDIX 9: GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

ASEMAsia Europe Meeting
ASEAN (+3)  Association of South Asian Nations (plus China, Japan and South Korea)
CCSCarbon Capture and Storage
CDMClean Development Mechanism
CESCEconomic and Social Council of China
COECouncil of Europe
CSDPCommon Security and Defence Policy
CSRCorporate Social Responsibility
DECCDepartment for Environment and Climate Change
DG RELEXDirectorate-General for External Relations (European Commission)
DRCDemocratic Republic of Congo
EECEuropean Economic Community
EESCEuropean Economic and Social Committee
ESDPEuropean Security and Defence Policy
EUEuropean Union
FCOForeign and Commonwealth Office
G2Group of 2 (Possible emergence of a US-China partnership)
G8Group of Eight forum for the leaders of 8 of the world's most industrialised nations
G20The Group of 20 which brings together major industrialised and developing economies to discuss key issues in the global economy
HKHong Kong
HLMEU-China High Level Economic and Trade Dialogue Mechanism
ICCPRInternational Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
IMFInternational Monetary Fund
IPCCIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
IPRIntellectual Property Rights
KMTKuomintang
MFAMinistry of Foreign Affairs
NATONorth Atlantic Treaty Organisation
NGONon-Governmental Organisation
NZECNear-Zero Emissions Coal
OECDOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
P55 permanent members of the UN Security Council
PCAPartnership and Cooperation Agreement
PLAPeople's Liberation Army
SAARCSouth Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
SARSpecial Administrative Region
UNUnited Nations
WTOWorld Trade Organization




 
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