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Abbreviations

  • ACABQ, Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions, United Nations
  • ACC, Administrative Committee on Coordination, UN Economic and Social Council
  • ACDA, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • ADB, Asian Development Bank
  • AF, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AFs, African members of the United Nations
  • AF/I, Office of Inter-African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AF/RA, Regional Affairs Staff, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State
  • AFL/CIO, American Federation of Labor/Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • Amb, Ambassador AMS, Administrative Management Service
  • ANC, African National Congress
  • AR, Albanian resolution
  • ASAF, Asian-African; Asia-Africa
  • ASAP, as soon as possible
  • ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations
  • ASWI, Associated States of the West Indies
  • BOB, Bureau of the Budget
  • BWC, Biological Warfare Convention
  • C, Counselor of the Department of State
  • C–24, Committee of 24 (Special Committee on the Situation With Regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples), United Nations
  • CA, circular airgram
  • CAR, Central African Republic
  • CBW, Chemical and Biological Weapons
  • CC, Credentials Committee
  • CCD, Conference of the Committee on Disarmament
  • CCK, Vice Premier Chiang Ching-kuo, Republic of China
  • CDF, Capital Development Fund
  • Chicoms, Chinese Communists
  • Chirec, Chinese recognition
  • Chirep, Chinese representation
  • cmte, committee
  • COREMO, Comite Revolucionario de Mocambique (Revolutionary Committee of Mozambique)
  • CPC, Committee for Programme and Co-ordination, UN Economic and Social Council
  • CPR, Chinese People's Republic
  • CSCE, Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe
  • CY, calendar year
  • DCs, developed countries
  • DDII, Second UN Development Decade
  • del, delegation, delegate
  • deloff, delegation officer
  • Dept, Department
  • Deptel, telegram from the Department of State
  • EA, 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
  • EC, European Community
  • ECA, Economic Commission for Africa, United Nations
  • ECAFE, Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East, United Nations
  • ECLA, Economic Commission for Latin America, United Nations
  • ECOSOC: Economic and Social Council, United Nations
  • EE, Eastern European
  • Emboff, Embassy officer
  • ENDC, Eighteen-Nation Disarmament Committee, United Nations
  • EPS, Executive Protection Service
  • EUR, 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
  • FAO, Food and Agricultural Organization, United Nations
  • FCO, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom
  • FODAG, Food and Agricultural Agency, United Nations
  • FonMin, Foreign Minister(s)
  • FRELIMO, Frente de Libertacao de Mocambique (Front for the Liberation of Mozambique)
  • FRG, Federal Republic of Germany
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • GA, General Assembly
  • Gadel, series indicator for telegrams from the delegation to the General Assembly
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GCD, general and comprehensive disarmament
  • GDR, German Democratic Republic
  • Gimo, Generalissimo
  • GOA, Government of Algeria; Government of Argentina; Government of Australia
  • GOB, Government of Belgium; Government of Barbados
  • GOF, Government of Finland; Government of France
  • GOG, Government of Guyana; Government of Guinea
  • GOI, Government of India; Government of Italy
  • GOJ, Government of Japan
  • GOM, Government of Malaysia
  • GON, Government of the Netherlands; Government of Nicaragua
  • GONZ, Government of New Zealand
  • GOP, Government of Panama; Government of Peru
  • GOS, Government of Syria
  • GOTT, Government of Trinidad and Tobago
  • GNP, gross national product
  • GNZ, Government of New Zealand
  • GRAE: Governo Revolucionario de Angola no Exilio (Revolutionary Government of Angola in Exile)
  • GRC, Government of the Republic of China
  • GRZ, Government of the Republic of Zambia
  • H, Bureau of Congressional Relations, Department of State
  • HAK, Henry A. Kissinger
  • HCHR, High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • HEW, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
  • HICOM, High Commissioner
  • IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • ICAO, International Civil Aviation Organization
  • ICSAB, International Civil Service Advisory Board, United Nations
  • ICJ, International Court of Justice
  • ICRC, International Committee of the Red Cross
  • ICSU, International Council of Scientific Unions
  • IDA, International Development Association
  • IDB, Inter-American Development Bank; Industrial Development Board
  • IEG, Imperial Ethiopian Government
  • IEY, International Education Year
  • IFC, International Finance Corporation
  • IFI, international financial institutions
  • IG, inspector general
  • ILC, International Law Commission
  • ILO, International Labor Organization
  • IMCO, Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • INR, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • IO, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/BAPS, UN Budgetary and Administrative Policy Staff, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/CMD, Coordinator for Multilateral Development Programs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/EX, Executive Director, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/LABW, Agency for Labor and Women, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/OES, Office of International Economic and Social Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/OIA, Office of International Administration, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/PPR, Policy, Planning, and Reports Staff, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/SEC, Executive Secretary, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/TRC, Agency for Transportation and Communications, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/UN/COR, UN System Coordination Staff, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IO/UNP, Office of United Nations Political Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State
  • IOC, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
  • IQ, Important Question
  • ITU, International Telecommunications Union
  • IUOTO, International Union of Official Travel Organizations
  • JIU, Joint Inspection Unit, United Nations
  • K-M, Jacques Kosciusko-Morizet
  • LA, Latin American countries at the United Nations
  • L/UNA, Assistant Legal Adviser for United Nations Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • LDCs, less-developed countries
  • LOS, Law of the Sea
  • MAB, International Coordinating Council of the Programme on Man and the Biosphere
  • MBFR, Mutual Balanced Force Reductions
  • ME, Middle East
  • Misoff, Mission officer
  • MOFA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • MPLA, Movimento Popular de Libertacao de Angola (Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola)
  • mtg, meeting
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NEA/GRK, Office of Greek Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/RA, Office of Regional Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NEA/TRK, Office of Turkish Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State
  • NGO, non-governmental organization
  • NPT, Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NSSM, National Security Study Memorandum
  • NY, New York
  • NZ, New Zealand
  • O/B, Office of the Budget, Bureau of Administration, Department of State
  • O/FM, Office of Funds Management, Bureau of Administration, Department of State
  • O/BP, Office of Budget Planning and Presentation, Bureau of Administration, Department of State
  • OAS, Organization of American States
  • OAU, Organization of African Unity
  • OCAM, Organisation commune africaine et malgache (Joint African and Malagasy Organization)
  • OMB, Office of Management and Budget
  • OPI, Office of Public Information, United Nations
  • PAC, Pan-African Congress
  • PAIGC, Partido Africano de Independencia de Guine e Cabo Verde (African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde)
  • PCIJ, Permanent Court of International Justice
  • permrep , permanent representative
  • PM, Prime Minister
  • Polcouns, Political Counselor
  • POW, prisoner of war
  • PRC, People's Republic of China
  • PriMin, Prime Minister
  • refair, referenced airgram
  • reftel, referenced telegram
  • rep, representative
  • res, resolution
  • ROC, Republic of China
  • ROK, Republic of Korea
  • SA, South Africa
  • SAs, specialized agencies, United Nations
  • SAA, South African Airways
  • SAG, South African Government
  • SALT, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
  • SC, Security Council
  • SecGen, Secretary General
  • septel, separate telegram
  • SMUN, Soviet Mission to the United Nations
  • SR, Southern Rhodesia
  • SRG, Senior Review Group, National Security Council
  • Sov, Soviet Union
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • SVN, South Vietnam
  • SWAPO, South West Africa People's Organization
  • SYG, Secretary-General
  • TANU, Tanganyika African National Union
  • TC, Trusteeship Council, United Nations
  • TDB, Trade and Development Board
  • TTPI, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
  • UAR, United Arab Republic
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UKUN, Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNCTAD, UN Conference on Trade and Development
  • UNCURK, UN Commission for the Unification and Reunification of Korea
  • UNDATs, UN Development Advisory Teams
  • UNDCC, United Nations Development Cooperation
  • UNDel, UN delegation
  • UNDP, UN Development Program
  • UNEPRO, UN East Pakistan Relief Operation
  • UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
  • UNFPA, United Nations Fund for Population Activities
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • UNHCR, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • UNICEF, United Nations Children's Emergency Fund
  • UNIDO, United Nations Industrial Development Organization
  • UNISIST, Intergovernmental Conference for the Establishment of a World Science Information System
  • UNITA, Unio para a Independencia Total de Angola (National Union for the Total Independence of Angola)
  • UNITAR, United Nations Institute for Training and Research
  • UNROD, United Nations Relief Operation in Dacca
  • UNRWA, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Arab Refugees from Palestine
  • UNSCEAR, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation
  • UNSYG, Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • UNV, United Nations Volunteers
  • UPU, Universal Postal Union
  • U.S., United States
  • USDel, U.S. Delegation
  • USG, United States Government
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
  • USYG, Under Secretary-General
  • VM, visiting mission
  • WCF, Working Capital Fund, United Nations
  • WDC, World Disarmament Conference
  • WEO, Western European and Others Group, United Nations
  • WG, working group
  • WHO, World Health Organization
  • WTO, World Town Organization
  • WYA, World Youth Assembly
  • ZANU, Zimbabwe African National Union
  • ZAPU, Zimbabwe African People's Union