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Below is a list of the abbreviations used on this website.

AAPSO - Afro-Asian People's Solidarity Organization
ACWW - Associated Country Women of the World
AIC - International Association of Charities
AIF - Association Internationale des Femmes
AIU - Alliance Israélite Universelle
APC - Association for Progressive Communications
ATTAC - Association for the Taxation of Financial Transactions for the Aid of Citizens
AVI - Annuaire de la Vie Internationale
BFSS - British and Foreign School Society
BPW International - International Federation of Business and Professional Women
CI - Consumers International
EAIO - Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations
FDI - Fédération Dentaire Internationale
FFI - Fauna and Flora International
FIFA - Fédération Internationale de Football Association
FOEI - Friends of the Earth International
GCAP - Global Call to Action against Poverty
GIO - Guide to International Organizations
HIO - Handbook of International Organisations
IAAF - International Association of Athletics Federations
IAF - International Abolitionist Federation
IALL - International Association for Labour Legislation
IATA - International Air Transport Association
IAU - International Association of Universities
IAW - International Alliance of Women
IBA - International Bar Association
IBSTP - International Bureau for the Suppression of Traffic in Persons
IAA - International Actuarial Association
IC - International Council
ICA - International Co-operative Alliance
ICANN - Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
ICC - International Chamber of Commerce
ICFTU - International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
ICN - International Council of Nurses
ICO - International Council of Ophthalmology
ICSU - International Council for Science
ICSW - International Council on Social Welfare
ICT - Information and Communications Technology
IEC - International Electrotechnical Commission
IECS - International Encyclopedia of Civil Society
IFAC - International Federation of Accountants
IFAP - International Federation of Agricultural Producers
IFG - International Facilitation Group
IFLA - International Federation of Library Associations
IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
IFS - International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres
IFTU - International Federation of Trade Unions
IFUW - International Federation of University Women
IFWEA - International Federation of Workers' Educational Associations
IGO - Inter-Governmental Organization
IGY - International Geneva Yearbook
IHF - International Hospital Federation
IIL - Institute of International Law
ILA - International Law Association
ILO - International Labour Organization
IMF - International Metalworkers' Federation
INGO - International Non-Governmental Organization
IOC - International Olympic Committee
IPA - International Publishers Association
IPB - International Peace Bureau
IPPNW - International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
ISB - International Socialist Bureau
ISI - International Statistical Institute
ISO - International Organization for Standardization
ISOC - Internet Society
ITMF - International Textile Manufacturers Federation
ITUC - International Trade Union Confederation
ITUC - International Union for Conservation of Nature
IUMI - International Union of Marine Insurance
IWMA - International Working Men's Association
LI - Liberal International
MSF - Médecins Sans Frontières
NGO - Non-Governmental Organization
ODI - Open Door International
PEI - Project on the Evolution of Non-Governmental Organizations
PPSEAWA - Pan-Pacific and South-East Asia Women's Association
SI - Socialist International
SSVP - Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
TUC - Trades Union Congress
UIA - International Union of Architects
VHP - Vishva Hindu Parishad
WAY - World Assembly of Youth
WCC - World Council of Churches
WCF - World Congress of Faiths
WCL - World Confederation of Labour
WEC - World Energy Council
WEF - World Economic Forum
WFB - World Fellowship of Buddhists
WFDY - World Federation of Democratic Youth
WFTU - World Federation of Trade Unions
WFUNA - World Federation of United Nations Associations
WIDF - Women's International Democratic Federation
WILPF - Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
WJC - World Jewish Congress
WMC - World Muslim Congress
WRI - War Resisters' International
WSCF - World's Student Christian Federation
WSF - World Social Forum
WWCTU - World's Woman's Christian Temperance Union
WZO - World Zionist Organization
YIO - Yearbook of International Organizations