Acronyms and Abbreviations

ADIMA

Analytical Database on Individual Multinationals and Affiliates

AFOLU

Agriculture, Forestry and other Land Use

APEC

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

BRIICS

Brazil, Russian Federation, India, Indonesia, China and South Africa

BSR

Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

C3E

Clean Energy Education and Empowerment

CBD

Convention on Biological Diversity

CEDAW

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

CEFIM

Clean Energy Finance and Investment Mobilisation

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CGD

Citizen-generated data

COP

Conferences of the Parties

COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease

CSSP

Committee on Statistics and Statistical Policy

CSW

Commission on the status of Women

DAC

Development Assistance Committee

EBRD

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

EDC

Endocrine Disrupting Chemical

EIB

European Investment Bank

ELSAC

Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Committee

EMFF

European Maritime and Fisheries Fund

EPA

United States Environment Protection Agency

EPIC

Environmental Policy and Individual Behaviour Change

EPOC

Environmental Policy Committee

EU

European Union

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FDI

Foreign Direct Investment

GAP

Gender Action Plan

GBA+

Gender-Based Analysis Plus

GBD

Global Burden of Disease

GBV

Gender-based violence

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GGRETA

Governance of Groundwater Resources in Transboundary Aquifers

GHG

Greenhouse gas

GIA

Gender Impact Assessment

GIPC

Gender Inclusive Cities Programme

GRI

Global Reporting Initiative

HEA

Health Committee

HIC

High index country

IAEG-GS

Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Gender Statistics

ICT

Information and Communication Technology

IEA

International Energy Agency

IFC

International Finance Cooperation

IG

Inclusive Growth

ILO

International Labour Organization

IRC

International Water and Sanitation Centre

IRENA

International Renewable Energy Agency

IUCN

International Union for Conservation of Nature

LDN

land degradation neutrality

LIC

Low income country

LMIC

Lower Middle Income Country

LUC

land use change

MCM

Ministerial Council Meeting

MNE

Multinational Enterprises

NAP

National Adaptation Plan

NBSAP

National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plan

NDC

Nationally Determined Contribution

NGO

Non-governmental organization

ODA

Official Development Assistance

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PCSD

Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development

PEER

Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research

PM

Particle Matter

POP

Persistent Organic Pollutants

R&D

Research and Development

RDPC

Regional Development Policy Committee

REDD+

Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation

SDG

Sustainable Development Goal

SEEA

System of Environmental-Economic Accounting

SEMARNAT

Mexican Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources

SIDS

Small Island Developing States

SIGI

Social Institutions Gender Index

SME

small and medium sized enterprise

SNA

System of National Accounts

SRD

sewage related debris

STEM

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics

TCFD

Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

UMIC

Upper middle income country

UN

United Nations

UN ESCAP

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

UNCCD

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

UNCED

UN Conference on Environment and Development

UNDESA

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

UNDRR

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

UNECE

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNEP

UN Environment Programme

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNFCCC

National Focal Points for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

UNSD

United Nations Statistics Division

US

United States

VCs

Voluntary Contributions

W4C

Wireless for Communities

WASH

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

WHO

World Health Organization

WTO

World Trade Organization

WTP

willingness-to-pay

WWAP

World Water Assessment Programme

WWF

World Wide Fund for Nature

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