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Annual Report 30 June 2013

Glossary

Abbreviations and acronyms

Meaning

ACA

Activity Completion Assessment

ACC

Accident Compensation Corporation

ADB

Asian Development Bank

AMA

Activity Monitoring Assessment

AANZFTA

Asean-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement

ANZAC

Australia New Zealand Army Corps

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Members are: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Burma, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam

AusAID

Australian Agency for International Development

CCAMLR

Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

CEP

Closer Economic Partnership

CER

Closer Economic Relations

ECA

Employment Conditions Abroad

EU

European Union

EUR

Euro

FBT

Fringe benefit tax

FTA

Free Trade Agreement

G20

"Group of 20". A forum of 20 economies that meets for cooperation and consultation on matters pertaining to the international financial system.

GCC

Gulf Cooperation Council. Members are: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates

GDP

Gross domestic product

GNP

Gross national product

GST

Goods and services tax

HRI

Humanitarian Response Index

IAS

International Accounting Standard

ICT

Information and Communications Technology

IFRC

International Federation of the Red Cross

IT

Information technology

IUU fishing

Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

IWC

International Whaling Commission

MDG

Millennium Development Goal

MFAT

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

NGO

Non-Governmental Organisation

NZAID

New Zealand Agency for International Development (now the International Development Group)

NZ IFRS

New Zealand International Financial Reporting Standards

NZ Inc

A term used to refer to the whole of government acting together offshore. Sometimes also used to include the private sector, and other non-government actors.

ODA

Official Development Assistance

OECD

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

OIA

Official Information Act 1982

PACER

Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations

PFTAC

Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre

PIF

Performance Improvement Framework

PSCC

Pacific Security Coordinating Committee

PSF

Pacific Security Fund

RWC

Rugby World Cup (2011)

SEM

Single Economic Market

SPC

Secretariat of the Pacific Community

SPRFMO

South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation

TAI

Trade Aid Importers

TPP

Trans-Pacific Partnership

UN

United Nations

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNPOL

United Nations Police

UNOCHA

United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

UNICEF

United Nations Childrenís Fund

USD

United States Dollar

USP

University of the South Pacific

WTO

World Trade Organisation

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