Persuasion and Power in the Modern World - Select Committee on Soft Power and the UK's Influence Contents


APPENDIX 4: GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS


ACUAssociation of Commonwealth Universities
ASEANAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations
BBCBritish Broadcasting Corporation
BBCWSBBC World Service
BISDepartment for Business, Innovation and Skills
BRICBrazil, Russia, India and China
CCTVChina Central Television
CEOChief Executive Officer
CERNEuropean Organisation for Nuclear Research
CIVETSColumbia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa
CNNCable News Network
CPACommonwealth Parliamentary Association
CSOCivil society organisation
DCMSDepartment for Culture, Media and Sport
DEFRADepartment for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
DfEDepartment for Education
DFIDDepartment for International Development
EEAEuropean Economic Area
EUEuropean Union
FCOForeign and Commonwealth Office
FTAFree trade agreement
GCSEGeneral Certificate of Secondary Education
GDPGross domestic product
GNIGross national income
ICAEWInstitute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales
IMFInternational Monetary Fund
IUUK Higher Education International Unit
LGBTLesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
MDGMillennium Development Goals
MODMinistry of Defence
NABANational Asian Business Association
NATONorth Atlantic Treaty Organization
NGONon-governmental organisation
NMDCNational Museum Directors' Council
NSCNational Security Council
ODAOfficial development assistance
OECDOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
PACTProducers Alliance for Cinema and Television
RCSRoyal Commonwealth Society
RUCRoyal Ulster Constabulary
SDSRStrategic Defence and Security Review
SMESmall and medium-sized enterprises
UAEUnited Arab Emirates
UKTFUK Trade Facilitation
UKTIUK Trade and Investment
UNUnited Nations
UUKUniversities UK
WTOWorld Trade Organization
WWFWorld Wide Fund for Nature


 
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