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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969–1976, Volume E–14, Part 1, Documents on the United Nations, 1973–1976


List of Terms & Abbreviations

  • A, Bureau of Administration, Department of State
  • A/BF, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Budget and Finance, Bureau of Administration
  • AA/PHA, Bureau for Population and Humanitarian Assistance, Agency for International Development
  • ACABQ, Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, United Nations
  • ACC, Administrative Committee on Coordination, United Nations
  • ACDA, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • AF, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/EPS, Economic Policy Staff, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/I, Office of Inter-African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/PPS, Policy Planning Staff, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/RA, Regional Affairs, Office of Inter-African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/S, Office of Southern African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AFFHF, American Freedom from Hunger Foundation
  • AFL–CIO, American Federation of Labor–Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • AID/PPC, Bureau for Program and Policy Coordination, Agency for International Development
  • AID/PPC/IA, Office of International Assistance Coordination, Bureau for Program and Policy Coordination, Agency for International Development
  • AID/PHA/POP, Office of Population, Bureau for Population and Humanitarian Assistance, Agency for International Development
  • AMCIT, American citizen
  • ARA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/CAR, Caribbean Countries Directorate, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/ECP, Office of Regional Economic Policy, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/LA, Bureau for Latin America, Agency for International Development; Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/PAN, Panama Directorate, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA–LA/PLC, Office of Policy Planning and Coordination, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/LA/USOAS, Permanent Mission of the United States to the Organization of American States, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/MEX, Mexico Directorate, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ASAP, as soon as possible
  • ASEAN, Association of South East Asian Nations
  • BRAC, Brotherhood of Railway, Airline, Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees
  • C, Counselor, Department of State
  • CCC, Commodity Credit Corporation
  • CCD, Conference of the Committee on Disarmament
  • CEA, Council of Economic Advisers
  • CEPT, Conference of European Post and Telecommunications Processes
  • CERDS, Charter on Economic Rights and Duties of States
  • CEQ, Council on Environmental Quality
  • CGFPE, Consultative Group on Food Production and Investment
  • CHIREP, Chinese representation; Chinese representative
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIA/OPR, Office of Political Research, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIEC, Conference on International Economic Cooperation
  • CIEP, Council on International Economic Policy
  • CIRTEL, circular telegram
  • CLC, Cabinet-level Committee
  • COB, close of business
  • Comite, committee
  • CORE, Congress of Racial Equality
  • COSERV, Community Services to International Visitors
  • CSCE, Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
  • CSTD, Committee on Science and Technology for Development
  • CTB, Comprehensive Test Ban
  • CU, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State
  • D, Office of the Deputy Secretary of State
  • D/HA, Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs, Office of the Deputy Secretary of State
  • D/IWY, Coordinator, Task Force of Observance of International Women’s Year, Office of the Deputy Secretary of State
  • DAC, Development Assistance Committee, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • DCs, developed countries
  • DDII, Second United Nations Development Decade (1971–1980)
  • Del, delegate; delegation
  • DELOFF, delegation officer; delegation official
  • DEP, deputy
  • DG, Director General
  • DIRGEN, Director General
  • DNG, Drafting and Negotiating Group
  • dols, United States dollars
  • DPRK, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • DPRY, Democratic People’s Republic of Yemen
  • DRV, Democratic Republic of Vietnam
  • E, Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • EA, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/ACA, Office of Asian Communist Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/ANP, Office of Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and Pacific Island Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/EP, Office of Economic Policy, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/IMS, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore Directorate, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/K, Director for Korea, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/LC, Director, Laos and Cambodia, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/RA, Office of Regional Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EA/VLC, Directorate for Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • EB, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/GCP, General Commercial Policy Division, Office of International Trade, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/ICD, Office of International Commodities, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/IFD, International Finance and Development Division, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/IFD/ODF, Office of Development Finance, International Finance and Development Division, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/IFD/OIA, Office of Investment Affairs, International Finance and Development Division, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/ORF, International Resources and Food Policy Directorate, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/ORF/ISM, Industrial and Strategic Materials Division, International Resources and Food Policy Directorate, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/ORF/OFP, , Office of Food Policy and Programs, International Resources and Food Policy Directorate, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/ORF/OFP/FPD, Food Policy Division, Office of Food Policy and Programs, International Resources and Food Policy Directorate, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EB/OT/TA, Trade Agreements Division, Office of International Trade, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State
  • EC, European Community
  • EC–9, an informal caucus, usually convened to discuss matters arising at the
  • ECAFE, Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East
  • ECG, Energy Coordinating Group
  • ECLA, Economic Commission for Latin America
  • ECOSOC, Economic and Social Council, United Nations
  • EE, Eastern European countries or governments
  • ENMOD, environmental modification
  • EOP, Executive Office of the President
  • EPB, Economic Policy Board
  • ERA, Equal Rights Amendment
  • ERDA, Energy Research and Development Administration
  • ESA, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations
  • EUR, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/IB, Office of Iberian Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/NE, Northern Europe Directorate, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/PP, Policy Planning Staff, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/RPE, Office of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, European Community, and Atlantic Political-Economic Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/RPM, Office of NATO and Atlantic Political-Military Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/SOV, Office of Soviet Union Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • EUR/WE, Office of Western European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State
  • Ex-Im Bank, Export-Import Bank
  • Exdis, exclusive distribution
  • FANK, Forces Armées Nationales Khméres (Khmer National Armed Forces)
  • FUNK, Front Uni National du Kampuchéa (United National Front of Kampuchea)
  • FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization
  • FCO, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom
  • FODAG, U.S. Mission to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture
  • FONSEC, Foreign Secretary
  • FP, family planning
  • FRELIMO, Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (Front for the Liberation of Mozambique)
  • FRG, Federal Republic of Germany
  • FSO, foreign service officer
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • G–77, Group of 77, founded in 1964, represented the interests of developing countries in the United Nations and other international fora
  • GA, General Assembly, United Nations
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GB, governing body
  • GC, General Conference
  • GDR, German Democratic Republic
  • GKR, Government of the Khmer Republic
  • GNP, Gross National Product
  • GOI, Government of Israel
  • GOM, Government of Mexico
  • GOS, Government of Switzerland
  • GRUNK, Government Royal ďUnion Nationale du Kampuchea (Royal Government of National Union of Kampuchea)
  • GVN, Government of the Republic of Vietnam
  • H, Bureau of Congressional Relations, Department of State
  • HEW, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
  • HUD, Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • IADF, International Agricultural Development Fund
  • IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • ICAO, International Civil Aviation Organization
  • ICFTU, International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
  • ICJ, International Court of Justice
  • ICRC, International Committee of the Red Cross
  • IDA, International Development Association
  • IDS, International Development Strategy
  • IFAD, International Fund for Agricultural Development
  • IFC, International Finance Corporation
  • IFI, International Financial Institutions
  • IFRG, International Food Review Group
  • ILO, International Labor Organization
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/DDR/RGE, Office of the Geographer, Directorate for Research, Bureau of
  • INR/DFR/REC, Office of Economic Research and Analysis, Directorate for Functional Research, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/DFR/RSG, Office of Strategic and General Research, Directorate for Functional Research, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/DFR/RSG/IPA, International Political Affairs Division, Office of Strategic and General Research, Directorate for Functional Research, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/EAP, Office of Analysis for East Asia and the Pacific, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/EAP/SEA, Southeast Asia and Pacific Division, Office of Analysis for East Asia and the Pacific, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/SEE/FP, Soviet Foreign Political Division, Office of Analysis for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • ITU, International Telecommunication Union
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State; international organization
  • IO/AGR, Directorate for Agriculture, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/CMD, Coordinator for Multilateral Development Programs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/DAR, Office of the Executive Director, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/DHP, Directorate for Development and Humanitarian Programs, Bureau of
  • IO/D/AGR, Agriculture Division, Office of International Development Assistance, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/EX, Executive Director, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/HDC, Agency Director for Health and Drug Control, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/IWP, Directorate for International Women’s Program, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/LAB, Labor Directorate, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/LABW, Directorate for Labor and Women, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/ML, Office of Multilateral Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/OIC, Office of International Conferences, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/OIC/A, Administrative Section, Office of International Conferences, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/PPR, Policy Planning and Reports Staff, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/SCT, Science and Technology Directorate, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/SEC, Executive Secretary, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/UCS, Secretariat to the United States National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/UN/COR, United Nations System Coordination Staff, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/UNESCO, Agency Directorate for United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/UNP, Office of United Nations Political Affairs, Bureau of International
  • IOC, International Oceanographic Commission
  • IOPZ, Indian Ocean Peace Zone
  • IPPF, International Planned Parenthood Foundation
  • IRE, International Reserve for Emergencies
  • ISCAB, International Civil Service Advisory Board
  • IVIS, International Visitor Information Service
  • IWC, International Wheat Council
  • IWY, International Women’s Year (1975)
  • JAC, Joint Advisory Committee
  • JEC, Democratic Republic of Vietnam–United States Joint Economic Commission
  • JIU, Joint Inspection Unit, United Nations
  • KC, Khmer Communists
  • L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/EA, Assistant Legal Adviser East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/OA, Assistant Legal Adviser for Ocean Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser,
  • L/OES, Assistant Legal Adviser for Oceans, International Environmental and
  • L/PM, Assistant Legal Adviser for Politico-Military Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • L/UNA, Office of United Nations Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • LA, Latin America
  • LAS, Latin American states
  • LABATT, Labor Attaché
  • LDC, Lesser Developed Country
  • LOS, Law of the Sea
  • M, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management
  • M/DG, Director General of the Foreign Service, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management
  • M/WA, Office of Women’s Affairs, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management
  • MDW, mass destruction weapons
  • MENFZ, Middle East Nuclear Free Zone
  • MIA, missing in action
  • MISOFF, mission official
  • MLO, Multilateral Affairs Officer
  • MPLA, Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola)
  • MSA, most seriously affected (nations)
  • MTN, multilateral trade negotiations
  • NAC, Non-Aligned Conference; Non-Aligned Countries
  • NACC, Non-Aligned Coordinating Committee
  • NACG, Non-Aligned Conference Group
  • NAG, Non-Aligned Group
  • NAM, Non-Aligned Movement
  • NEA, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/RA, Directorate of Regional Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/IAI, Israel and Arab-Israel Affairs Division, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/INS, Directorate for Bhutan, India, Nepal, Maldives, and Sri Lanka, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NFZ, Nuclear Free Zone
  • NGO, non-governmental organization
  • NIACT, night action, telegram indicator requiring immediate action
  • NIEO, New International Economic Order
  • NIH, National Institutes of Health
  • NOW, National Organization for Women
  • NPT, Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • NRC, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NSDM, National Security Decision Memorandum
  • NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum
  • NTB, non-tariff barrier
  • NUF, non-use of force
  • OAS, Organization of American States
  • OAU, Organization of African Unity
  • OCI, Office of Current Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
  • ODA, Official Development Assistance
  • OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • OES/CP, Coordinator for Population Affairs, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OES/ENP/PO, Directorate of Population Affairs, Office of Environmental and Population Affairs, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OES/OFA/MST, Office of Marine Science and Technology Affairs, Office of Ocean Affairs, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • OMB, Office of Management and Budget
  • OPEC, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • P, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • PA, Bureau of Public Affairs, Department of State
  • PAC, Pan Africanist Congress
  • PAIGC, Partido Africano de Indepencia de Guine e Capo Verde (African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde)
  • Para, paragraph
  • PDRY, Democratic People’s Republic of Yemen
  • PermRep, Permanent Representative
  • PHA/POP, see AID/PHA/POP
  • P.L. 480, Public Law 480 (Food for Peace Program)
  • PLO, Palestine Liberation Organization
  • PM/DCA, Office of Disarmament and Arms Control, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • PM/ISO, Office of International Security Operations, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • POW, prisoner of war
  • PRC, People’s Republic of China
  • PRG (SV), Provisional Revolutionary Government (South Vietnam)
  • PREPCOM, preparatory committee
  • R&D, research and development
  • REFAIRGRAM, referenced airgram
  • REFTEL, referenced telegram
  • Rep, representative
  • Res, resolution
  • Reses, resolutions
  • ROK, Republic of Korea
  • S, Office of the Secretary of State
  • S/IL, Special Assistant to the Secretary of State and Coordinator for International Labor Affairs
  • S/NM, Senior Adviser to the Secretary of State and Coordinator for International Narcotics Matters
  • S/P, Policy Planning Staff, Office of the Secretary of State
  • S/PC, Planning and Coordination Staff, Department of State
  • S/PM, Special Assistant to the Secretary of State for Population Matters
  • S/PRS, Office of Press Relations, Office of the Secretary of State
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/S–EX, Executive Director, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/S–O, Operations Center, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/S–S, Secretariat Staff, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/WF, Senior Adviser to the Secretary of State and Coordinator of United States participation in the United Nations World Food Conference
  • SA, specialized agency of the United Nations
  • SAG, South African Government
  • SC, Security Council, United Nations
  • SDR, special drawing rights
  • SEPTEL, separate telegram
  • SIS, Strengthening International Security
  • SMUN, Soviet Mission to the United Nations in New York
  • SOR, Strengthening the Role of the United Nations initiative
  • SPC, Special Political Committee, United Nations General Assembly
  • SRV, Socialist Republic of Vietnam
  • SS, Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly
  • SSOD, Special Session on Disarmament, United Nations
  • SSR, Soviet Socialist Republic
  • STR, Special Representative for Trade Negotiations
  • SWAPO, South West Africa People’s Organization
  • SYG, Secretary General
  • T, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Security Assistance, Science and Technology
  • TDB, Trade and Development Board, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • THIS, The Hospitality and Information Service
  • Tosec, telegram indicator for telegrams sent to the Secretary of State while away from Washington
  • UAE, United Arab Emirates
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNA, United Nations Association
  • UNC, United Nations Command, Korea
  • UNCTAD, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • UNCURK, United Nations Commission for the Unification and Rehabilitation of Korea
  • UNDOF, United Nations Disengagement Observer Force
  • UNDP, United Nations Development Program
  • UNDRO, United Nations Disaster Relief Office
  • UNEC, United Nations Economic Committee
  • UNEF, United Nations Emergency Force
  • UNEP, United Nations Environmental Programme
  • UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
  • UNFICYP, United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus
  • UNFPA, United Nations Fund for Population Activities
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNGASS, United Nations General Assembly Special Session
  • UNICEF, United Nations Children’s Fund
  • UNIDO, United Nations Industrial Development Organization
  • UNSC, United Nations Security Council
  • UNRWA, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees
  • UNSYG, United Nations Secretary General
  • US, United States
  • USDA, United States Department of Agriculture
  • USDEL, United States delegation; United States delegate
  • USE, United States Employee delegate to the International Labor Organization
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIA/IOP/C, Program Coordination Staff, Office of Policy and Plans, United States Information Agency
  • USIS, United States Information Service
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations in New York
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • VOA, Voice of America
  • WCIWY, World Conference on the International Women’s Year (1975)
  • WDC, World Disarmament Conference
  • WEC, World Employment Conference
  • WEO or WEOG, Western Europe and Others Group (an informal caucus, usually convened to discuss matters arising at the United Nations, comprised of Austria, Belgium, Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, France, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Turkey, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States; Israel, Japan and Switzerland often associated with the group as well)
  • WFC, World Food Conference (1974)
  • WFP, World Food Program
  • WG, working group
  • WHA, World Health Assembly
  • WHO, World Health Organization
  • WIDF, Women’s International Democratic International Federation
  • WMO, World Meteorological Association
  • WPA, World Plan of Action
  • WPC, World Population Conference (1974)
  • WPPA, World Population Plan of Action
  • WPY, World Population Year (1974)
  • YAR, Yemen Arab Republic
  • Z, Zulu Time (Greenwich Mean Time)