Acronyms and Abbreviations Used in CPTI.ws

  • Acronyms

  • A

  • AA-MOC = Alternativa Antimilitarista Movimiento de Objeción de Conciencia
  • ABC = Atomic, Biological, Chemical
  • ACOOC = Acción Colectiva de Objetores y Objetoras de Conciencia
  • AD = Anno Domini
  • AEDIDH = Spanish Society for the Advancement of Human Rights Law
  • AFSC = American Friends Service Committee
  • AGM = Annual General Meeting
  • AIDS = Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
  • AJT = Allgemeines Jahrestreffen
  • AMOK = Antimilitaristisch Onderzoekskollektie
  • ANOOC = La Asamblea Nacional de Objetores y Objetoras de Conciencia
  • APF = Anglican Pacifist Fellowship
  • APRED = l'Association Pour la Réinsertion Sociale des Déshérités
  • APRODIM = Asociación para la Promoción y Desarrollo Integral de los Municipios
  • Attac = Association pour une taxe sur les transactions pour l’aide aux citoyens
  • AVP = Alternatives To Violence Project
  • AWBZ = de Algemene Wet Bijzondere Ziektekosten
  • AWOL = Absent Without Leave
  • B

  • BASIC = British American Security Information Council
  • BBG = Brandenburgische Boden Gesellschaft für Grundstücksverwaltung und - verwertung mbH
  • BC or B.C. = British Columbia
  • BCTF = British Columbia Teachers' Federation
  • BEF = Belgian Francs
  • BFH = Bundesfinanzhof
  • BIC = Bank Identification Code
  • BICPAJ = Bangladesh Inter-religious Council for Peace and Justice
  • BK = Bekennende Kirche
  • BMD = Balistic Missile Defense
  • BMZ = Das Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung
  • BPT = Balkan Peace Team
  • BR = Bundesrepublik
  • BRD = Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • BRTN = Belgische Radio en Televisie Nederlands
  • BRPF = Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation
  • BSV = Bund für Soziale Verteidigung
  • BWD = Beweging Weigering Defensiebelasting
  • BuPo = Internationaal Verdrag voor de Burgerlijke en Politieke Rechten
  • BVTN = Burger Vredes Teams Nederland
  • C

  • CAAT = Campaign Against Arms Trade
  • CBC = Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
  • CC = Conscience Canada
  • CCCO = Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors
  • CCEE = Council of European Bishops' Conferences
  • CCI = Conscience Canada Incorporated
  • CCW = Center on Conscience and War
  • CDA = Christen Democratisch Appèl
  • CDEAO = Communauté Économique des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest
  • CDO = Congressional Distrcit Organizer
  • CDP = Collection Due Process
  • CDU = Christlich Demokratische Union
  • CEC = Conference of European Churches
  • CEDH = Convention européenne des droits de l'homme
  • CEOP = Coordinadora Estatal de Organizaciones Pacifistas
  • CFK = Christliche Friedenskonferenz
  • Ch.J. or CJ or C.J.= Chief Justice
  • CHR = Commission on Human Rights
  • CHR = Court of Human Rights
  • CIA = Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIDH = Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos
  • CiO = Commissie inzake Overheidsaangelegenheden
  • Cipo = le Pacte international relatif aux droits civils et politiques
  • CIIPS = Canadian Institute for International Peace and Security
  • CIU = Convergència I Unió
  • CLIA = Civil Liberties and Internal Affairs Committee
  • CM = Council of Ministers
  • CMTC = Conscience and Military Tax Campaign
  • CND = Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
  • CND = Committee for Nuclear Disarmament
  • COAT = Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
  • CoE = Council of Europe
  • COF = Campaña de Objeción Fiscal
  • CO = Conscientious Objection
  • CO = Conscientious Objector
  • CONCODOC = Conscription and Conscientious Objection Documentation
  • COMDTM = Conscientious Objections to Military Destination of Tax Money
  • COMIT = Conscientious Objector to Military Taxation
  • COMS = Conscientious Objection to Military Service
  • COMT = Conscientious Objection to Military Taxation
  • CONGO = Conference of Non Governmental Organizations
  • CORE = Congress on Racial Equality
  • CPC = Christian Peace Conference
  • CPN (UML) = Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist)
  • CPT = Christian Peacemaker Teams
  • C-PTC = Conscience-The Peace Tax Campaign
  • CPTI = Conscience and Peace Tax International
  • CSCE = Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
  • CSU = Christlich Soziale Union
  • CTBT = Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
  • CU = Catholic University
  • CUA = Catholic University of America
  • CVP = Christelijke volkspartij
  • D

  • DC = District of Columbia
  • DCAF = Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Force
  • DDR = Deutsche Demokratische Republik
  • DEM or DM = Deutsche Mark
  • DESA = Department of Social Affairs
  • DESO = Defence Exports Services Organisation
  • DISERMOV = Directorate of the Service of Recruitment and Mobilisation
  • DMT = Dimethyltryptamine
  • DOD = Department of Defense
  • DPI = Department of Public Information
  • DPN = Difesa Popolare Nonviolenta
  • E

  • EBCO = European Bureau for Conscientious Objection
  • EC = European Community
  • ECHR = European Commission on Human Rights
  • ECHR = European Convention on Human Rights
  • ECJ = European Court of Justice
  • ECOLO = Écologistes Confédérés pour l'organisation de luttes originales
  • ECOM = European Conscientious Objectors' Meeting
  • ECOSOC = Economic and Social Council
  • ECU = European Currency Unit
  • EEC = European Economic Community
  • EEUU = Estados Unidos
  • EFSJ = Enlightenment, Freedom and Social-justice
  • EKD = Evangelische Kirche Deutschlands
  • ENPHR =
  • EP = European Parliament
  • EPF = Episcopal Peace Fellowship
  • EPLF = Eritrean People's Liberation Front
  • ETA = Euskadi Ta Askatasuna
  • EU = European Union
  • e.V. = Eingetragener Verein
  • Ev. or ev.= Evangelische
  • ESt = Einkommensteuer
  • EVRM = Europees Verdrag van de Rechten van de Mens
  • F

  • FA = Finanzamt
  • FAO = Food and Agriculture Organization
  • FCC = Federal Communications Commission
  • FDP = Freie Demokratische Partei
  • FEST = Forschungsstätte der Evangelischen Studienstiftung
  • FHM = Friends House Moscow
  • FICA = Federal Insurance Contributions Act
  • FIDH = Fédération Internationale des Droits de l'Homme
  • FM = Finance Minister
  • FOR = Fellowship of Reconciliation
  • FOSEED = Forum for Solidarity, Equality, Environment and Development
  • FRAP = Frente Revolucionario Antifascista y Patriota
  • FRG = Federal Republic of Germany
  • FTC = Federal Trade Commission
  • FSK = Friedenssteuerkampagne
  • FTF = Failure to File
  • FTP = Failure to Pay
  • FUM = Friends United Meeting
  • FUTA = Federal Unemployment Tax Act
  • FYR = Former Yugoslav Republic
  • FWCC = Friends World Committee for Consultation
  • G

  • GA = General Assembly
  • GAL = Grupos Antiterroristas de Liberación
  • GAM = Grupo de Apoyo Mútuo
  • GATT = General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GAVCI = Gruppo Autonomo di Volontariato Civile in Italia
  • GB = Großbritannien
  • GB = Great Britain
  • GBMBB = gewetensbezwaar tegen de militaire bestemming van belastinggeld
  • GDR = German Democratic Republic
  • GMBB = Gewetensbezwaren Militaire Bestemming Belastinggelden
  • GMC = Ghana Mennonite Church
  • GMCYPKO = Ghana Mennonite Church Youth Peace Keeping Organization
  • GNP = Gross National Product
  • GPS = Global Positioning System
  • GPV = Gereformeerd Politiek Verbond
  • GST = Goods and Services Tax
  • GV = Generalversammlung
  • H

  • HAP = Hague Appeal for Peace
  • HB = Herri Batasuna
  • HCHR = Hohen Kommissars für Menschenrechte
  • HIV = Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • HM = Her Majesty's
  • H.R. = House Resolution
  • HRC = Human Rights Committee
  • I

  • ICCPR = International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
  • ICIP = Internacional de Conciencia e Impuestos para la Paz
  • ICJ = International Court of Justice
  • ICRA = Internet Content Rating Association
  • IFOR = International Fellowship of Reconciliation
  • IGO = International Government Organization
  • IKV = Interkerkelijk Vredesberaad
  • IMF = International Monetary Fund
  • INF = Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces
  • IPMO = International Postal Order
  • IPPNW = International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
  • IPRA = International Peace Research Association
  • I.R.C. = Internal Revenue Code
  • IRPF = Impuesto sobre la Renta de las Personas Físicas
  • IRS = Internal Revenue Service
  • IRS = Inland Revenue Service
  • ISM = International Solidarity Movement
  • J

  • J. or J = Justice
  • JJ. = Justices
  • JPF = Jewish Peace Fellowship
  • JPIC = Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation
  • K

  • KAS = Koordinadora Abertzale Sozialista
  • KDV = Kriegsdienstverweigerung
  • KSCO = Korea Solidarity for Conscientious Objection
  • L

  • LEYM = Lake Erie Yearly Meeting
  • LAC = Legal Affairs Committee
  • LAHR = Legal Affairs and Human Rights Committee
  • LBVO = Landelijk Beraad Vredesorganisaties
  • LDU = Lega Disarmo Unilaterale
  • LL.B.= Bachelor of Laws
  • LLC = Limited Liability Company
  • LLP = Limited Liability Partnership
  • LOC = Lega degli Obiettori di Coscienza
  • M

  • MCC = Mennonite Central Committee
  • MCP = Mouvement Chrétien Pour la Paix
  • MdB = Mitglied des Bundestages
  • MdEP = Mitglied des Europäischen Parlaments
  • MEP = Member of European Parliament
  • MIR = Movimento Internazionale per la Riconciliazione
  • MIR = Mouvement international de réconciliation
  • MMDS = Money, Market, Development and material Success
  • MN = Movimento Nonviolento
  • MNC = Multinational Corporation
  • MOC = Movement on Conscientious Objection
  • MOC = Movimiento de Objecíon de Conciencia
  • MOC = Mouvement d'objection de conscience
  • MOD = Minister of Defence
  • MP = Member of Parliament
  • MP = Madhya Pradesh
  • MSV = Militärsteuerverweigerungs
  • MSVK = Militärsteuerverweigerungs Kampagne
  • N

  • NACC = Nonviolent Action Community of Cascadia
  • NASA = National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NATO = North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NCHR = National Commission for Human Rights
  • NCPTF = National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund
  • NDC = National Democratic Congress
  • NDP = New Democratic Party
  • NDP = Nouveau Parti démocratique
  • NIEO = New International Economic Order
  • NISBCO = National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors
  • NIV = New International Version
  • NLRB = National Labor Relations Board
  • NMD = National Missile Defense
  • NMS = Nicht-Militärische Sicherheit
  • NOK = Norwegian Krone
  • NPC = National Peace Council
  • NRO = Nichtregierungsorganisationen
  • NGO = Non Governmental Organization
  • NMS = Non-Military Security
  • NV-A = Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie
  • NWFS = Netzwerk Friedenssteuer
  • NWTRCC = National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee
  • NYC = New York City
  • NYYM = New York Yearly Meeting
  • NE = North East
  • NVA = Nationale Volksarmee
  • NW = North West
  • NIPP = Nos Impôts pour la Paix
  • O

  • OAS = Organization of American States
  • OCAMI = les objections de conscience à l'égard de l'affectation militaire de l'impôt
  • OCV = Overlegcentrum voor de Vrede
  • OHCHR = Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • ONU = Organisation des Nations Unies
  • ORG = Oxford Research Group
  • ÖRK = Ökumenischen Rat der Kirchen
  • OSM = Obiezione alle Spese Militari
  • OSM-DPN = Obiezione alle Spese Militari per la Difesa Popolare Nonviolenta
  • OSCE = Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
  • OSZE = Organisation für Sicherheit und Zusammenarbeit in Europa
  • OUP = Oxford University Press
  • P

  • PA = Parliamentary Assembly
  • PAYE = Pay As You Earn
  • P&HRC = Peace and Human Rights Committee
  • PBI = Peace Brigades International
  • PBS = Public Broadcasting System
  • PCI = Pax Christi International
  • pdf = portable document format
  • PDS = Partei Deutscher Sozialisten
  • PM = Prime Minister
  • PNUD = Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement
  • PNV = Partido Nacionalista Vasco
  • PO or P.O. = Post Office
  • POB = Post Office Box
  • POTA = Prevention of Terrorism Act
  • PP = Popular Party
  • PPU = Peace Pledge Union
  • PR = Public Relations
  • PREPCOM = Preparatory Committee
  • PS = Parti Socialiste
  • PS = Post Script
  • PSC = Parti Socio-chrétien
  • PSDT = Peace, Security and Development Tax
  • PSOE = Partido Socialista Obrero Español
  • PTC = Peace Tax Campaign
  • PTF = Peace Tax Foundation
  • PTF = Peace Tax Fund
  • PTR = Peace Tax Return
  • PvdA = Partij van de Arbeid
  • PYM = Philadelphia Yearly Meeting
  • Q

  • QCEA = Quaker Council for European Affairs
  • QUNO = Quaker United Nations Office
  • QUNOG = Quaker United Nations Office in Geneva
  • QUNONY = Quaker United Nations Office in New York
  • R

  • REDES = Research and Education in Defense and Security Studies
  • RFRA = Religious Freedom Restoration Act
  • RFPTF = Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund
  • RFPTFB = Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund Bill
  • RICC = Rhode Island Campaign for Conscience
  • RLUIPA = Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000
  • ROSSEM = Radicale Omvormers and Sociale Strijders voor een Eerlijker Maatschappij
  • RS = Revenue Service
  • S

  • SDF = Self Defense Force
  • SERPAJ = Servicio Paz y Justicia
  • SF = Social Forum
  • SFR = Slovak Federal Republic
  • SGP = Staatkundig Gereformeerde Partij
  • SIOF = Servei d'Informació d'Objecciò
  • SIPRI = Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
  • SMO = Servicio Militar Obligatorio
  • SNCC = Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
  • SOA = School of the Americas
  • SP = Socialistische Partij
  • SPA = Seven Parties Alliance
  • SPD = Sozial-demokratische Partei Deutschlands
  • SPIRIT = Sociaal Progressief Internationaal Regionalistisch Integraal-democratisch Toekomstgericht
  • S. = Senate
  • S.S. = Steamship
  • SWIFT = Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication
  • T

  • TAMRA = Technical Amendments and Miscellaneous Revenues Act
  • T.C. = Tax Court
  • TEARC = Tribunal Económico Administrativo Regional de Cataluña
  • TEFRA = Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act
  • TMD = Theater Missile Defense
  • TN = TeilnehmerInnen
  • U

  • UNSC = Ufficio Nazionale per il Servizio Civile
  • UCD = Unión de Centro Democrático
  • UDHR = Universal Declaration on Human Rights
  • UDV = Uniao do Vegetal
  • UK = United Kingdom
  • UN or U.N. = United Nations
  • UNCHR = United Nations Commission on Human Rights
  • UNDP = United Nations Development Program
  • UNESCO = United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • UNGA = United Nations General Assembly
  • UNHCR = United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • UNHCHR = United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • UNICEF = United Nations Children's Fund
  • UNIFIL = United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
  • UNO = United Nations Organization
  • UNOG = United Nations Organization in Geneva
  • UNONY = United Nations Organization in New York
  • UNTAC = United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia
  • UNWGCO = United Nations Working Group on Conscientious Objection
  • U. of T. = University of Toronto
  • US or U.S. = United States
  • USA = United States of America
  • USAF = United States Air Force
  • U.S.C. or USC = United States Code
  • USD = United States Dollars
  • USSR = Union of Soviet Socalist Republics
  • USTC = United States Trade Commission
  • V

  • VAKA = Vlaams Aktiekomitee tegen Atoomwapens
  • VAT = Value Added Tax
  • VN = Verenigde Naties
  • VN = Vereinten Nationen
  • VRAK = AKtie VRedesbelasting
  • VU = Volksunie
  • VVD = Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie
  • W

  • WCC = World Council of Churches
  • WFR = Weekblad Fiscaal Recht
  • WGT = Westgruppe der Truppen
  • WIC = Women and Infants Care
  • WILPF = The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
  • WRI = War Resisters International
  • WRL = War Resisters League
  • WTR = War Tax Resistance
  • WTR = War Tax Resister
  • WTR-PTC = War Tax Resistance and Peace Tax Campaign
  • WSF = World Social Forum
  • WTO = World Trade Organization
  • WWI = World War One
  • WWII = World War Two
  • WWIII = World War Three
  • Y

  • YMCA = Young Men's Christian Association
  • Z

  • ZFD = Der Zivile Friedensdienst
  • ZIF = Zentrum für Internationale Friedenseinsätze
  • Abbreviations

  • A. or Appx. = Appendix
  • Arb. = Arbeit
  • Bd. = Board
  • Br. = Brief
  • bzw. = beziehungsweise
  • ca. = circa
  • cert. = certiorari
  • Cf. or cf. = Confer or confer
  • Chap. = Chapter
  • c/o = in care of
  • Comm'n = Commissioner
  • Cong. = Congress
  • d. = died
  • d.h. = das heißt
  • D. D.C. = District of the District of Columbia
  • D. Conn. = District of Connecticut
  • D. Md. = District of Maryland
  • Div. = Division
  • Doc. = Document
  • ed. = editor
  • eds. = editors
  • E.D. Pa. = Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • E.D. Va. = Eastern District of Virginia
  • E.D. Wis. = Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • et al. = et alia
  • et al. = et alii
  • etc. = et cetera
  • E.g. or e.g. = Exempli gratia or exempli gratia
  • ESt = Einkommensteuer
  • et seq. = et sequentia
  • ff. = and the following
  • F.Supp. = Federal Supplement
  • F.Supp.2d = Federal Supplement Second Edition
  • H. Rep. = House of Representatives Report
  • Hon'ble = Honourable
  • Ibid. = Ibidem
  • id. = idem
  • i.e. = id est
  • Ill. = Illinois
  • Inc. = Incorporated
  • Kath. = Katholisch
  • Kl. = Kläger
  • Klin. = Klägerin
  • L.Ed.2d = Lawyers Edition Second
  • Ltd. = Limited
  • luth. = luthern
  • M.D. Tenn. = Middle District of Tennessee
  • N.B. or NB = Nota Bene
  • N.D. Cal. = Northern District of California
  • or No. or Nr. = Number
  • op. cit. = opus citatum
  • p. = page
  • PL = Place
  • para. or par. = paragraph
  • Para. = Paragraph
  • pp. = pages
  • P.S. = Post Script
  • Pub.L. = Public Law
  • R. = Regina
  • Revd. = Reverend
  • Stat. = Statute
  • S.Ct. = Supreme Court
  • SEC. or Sec.= Section
  • Sess. = Session
  • S. Rep. = Senate Report
  • tr. = translator
  • u.a. = und andere
  • u. a. = unter anderem
  • usw. = und so weiter
  • v. or v or vs. = versus
  • viz. = videlicet
  • W. = West
  • W.D. La. = Western District of Louisiana
  • z.B. = zum Beispiel