Meld. St. 22 (2016–2017)

The place of the oceans in Norway’s foreign and development policy— Meld. St. 22 (2016–2017) Report to the Storting (white paper)

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1 List of abbreviations and acronyms

ACAP

Arctic Contaminants Action Program

AMAP

Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program

AOSIS

Alliance of Small Island States

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

AU

African Union

BCC

Benguela Current Commission

CAFF

Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna

CAMLR Convention

Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

CBD

Convention on Biological Diversity

CCAMLR

Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

CGIAR

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

CITES

Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species

COPERNICUS

European Earth Observation Programme

EFTA

European Free Trade Association

EPPR

Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response Working Group of the Arctic Council

EEA

European Economic Area

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Ffu

Fish for Development

FRONTEX

European Agency for the management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union

GEF

Global Environment Facility

ICES

International Council for the Exploration of the Sea

IEA

International Energy Agency

IEF

International Energy Forum

ILO

International Labour Organization

IMO

International Maritime Organization

INTERPOL

International Criminal Police Organization

IOC

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

IWC

International Whaling Commission

JPI Oceans

Joint Programming Initiative Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans

MARPART

Maritime Preparedness and International Partnership in the High North

MARPOL

International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships

NAFO

Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization

NEAFC

North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission

NIVA

Norwegian Institute for Water Research

NORHED

Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development

Norfund

Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries

NSOAF

North Sea Offshore Authorities Forum

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Ofu

Oil for Development

OPEC

Organization of the Oil Exporting Countries

OSPAR

Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic

PAME

Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment

REDD

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Programme

SARiNOR

Search and Rescue in the High North

SIDS

Small Islands Developing States

SOLAS

International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea

SPU

Government Pension Fund Global

TPP

Trans-Pacific Partnership

TTIP

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

UNCLOS

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

UNODC

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

IUU fishing

Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

WTO

World Trade Organization

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