ACRONYMS

ACDHRS - African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies
ACHPR - African Commission for Human and People's Rights
APF - African Partnership Forum
AU - African Union
AUGD - African Union Gender Directorate
AUWC - African Union Women's Committee
AWDF - African Women's Development Fund
AWEPA - The Association of European Parliamentarians for Africa
CAFOB -Collectif des associations et ONG féminines du BURUNDI
CEB - Chief Executive Board
CEDAW - Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women
CONGO - Conference of Non Governmental Organizations
CSO - Civil Society Organisation
DAW - Division for the Advancement of Women
DFID - Department for International Development (UK)
DRC - Democratic Republic of Congo
ECOSOCC - UN Economic and Social Council
ECOWAS - Economic Community of West African States
GIMAC - Gender is My Agenda Campaign
GLR - Great Lakes Region
GTY - German Technical Cooperation
HRC - Human Rights Council
IC/GLR - International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross
IOM - International Organization for Migration
MOU - Memorandum of Understanding
NEPAD - New Partnership for Africa's Development
CSW - Commission on the Status of Women
FAS - Femmes Africa Solidarité
MARWOPNET - Mano River Women's Peace Network
NAP - National Action Plan
NGO - Non Governmental Organisation
NGOWG - NGO working Group on Women, Peace and Security
OECD - Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OIF - Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie
OSIWA - Open Society Initiative for West Africa
PAC - Pan African Centre for Gender and Development
SCR - Security Council Resolution
SDGEA - Solemn Declaration on Gender Equality
UN - United Nations
UNDEF - United Nations Democracy Fund
UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
UNECA - United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund
UNHCR - United Nations High Commission for Refugees
UNIFEM - United Nations Development Fund for Women
UNOWA - United Nations Office for West Africa
UPEACE - University for Peace
WGDD - Women Gender and Development Directorate
WILPF - Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
YWCA - Young Women Christian Association