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AALCC   Asian-African Legal Consultative Committee
ABS   Access and Benefit Sharing
ACRE   Advisory Committee on Releases into the Environment
ACTS   African Centre for Technology Studies
AIA   Advanced Informed Agreement
AOSIS   Association of Small Island Deveolopment States
AVHRR   Advanced very high resolution Radiometer


BAZ   Bundesanstalt für Züchtungsforschung an Kulturpflanzen
BDP   Association of German Plant Breeders (Bund deutscher Pflanzenzüchter)
BE   Special Voluntary Trust Fund (for additional activities approved by the COP for the biennium 1999-2000)
BfN   Bundesamt für Naturschutz (Federal Office for Nature Conservation)
BMBau   Bundesministerium für Raumordnung, Bauwesen und Städtebau (Federal Ministry for Regional Planning, Building and Urban Development
BMBF   Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft, Forschung und Technologie (Federal Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Technology)
BMG   Bundesministerium für Gesundheit (Federal Ministry of Health)
BML   Bundesministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Forsten (Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Forestry)
BMU   Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit (Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety)
BMV   Bundesminiserium für Verkehr (Federal Ministry of Transport)
BMVEL   Bundesminiserium für Verbraucherschutz, Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (Federal Ministry of Consumer Protection, Food and Agriculture)
BMVg   Bundesministerium der Verteidigung (Federal Ministry of Defence)
BMZ   Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development)
BSPA   Baltic Sea Protected Area
BSWG   Ad Hoc Working Group on Biosafety
BY   Trust Fund for the Convention
BZ   Special Voluntary Trust Fund (for facilitating participation of Parties in the Convention process for the biennium 1999-2000)


CATIE   Central American Agricultural Research and Training Centre
CBD   Convention on Biological Diversity
CCAMLR   Council on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
CCD   Convention to Combat Desertification
CFC   Chlorofluorocarbons
CGIAR   Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
CGRFA   Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
CHM   Clearing House Mechanism
CIFOR   Centre for International Forestry Research (Research institute under the umbrella of the CGIAR)
CIS   Commonwealth of Independent States
CITES   Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
CMS   Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals
COP 1   first Meeting of the COP (Nassau, Bahamas, 28 November-9 December, 1994)
COP 2   second Meeting of the COP (Jakarta, Indonesia, 6-17 November, 1995)
COP 3   third Meeting of the COP (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 4-15 November, 1996)
COP 4   fourth Meeting of the COP (Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 4-15 May, 1998)
COP 5   fifth Meeting of the COP (Nairobi, Kenya, 15-26 May, 2000)
COP 6   sixth Meeting of the COP (The Hague, Netherlands, 07-19 April, 2002)
COP   Conference of the Parties (to the CBD)
CORINE   Community Wide Coordination of Information on the Environment
CSD   Commission on Sustainable Development
CTE   Committee on Trade and Environment (WTO)


DBU   Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt
DFG   German Research Assciation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)
DGfZ   Deutsche Gesellschaft für Züchtungskunde
DIB   German Association of Biotechnology Industries (Deutsche Industrievereinigung Biotechnologie)
DNR   Deutscher Naturschutzring
DRD   Deliberate Release Directive
DSM   Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen