ABM: Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty

 

 

ACM: Advanced Cruise Missile

 

 

BMD: Ballistic Missile Defence

 

 

CANDU: Canadian deuterium uranium reactor

 

 

CD: Conference on Disarmament

 

 

CTBT: Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

 

 

CTBTO: Comprehensive Test Ban treaty Organisation

 

 

DDA: United Nations Department of Disarmament Affairs

 

 

DOE: United States Department of Energy

 

 

EEZ: Exclusive Economic Zone

 

 

ICBM: Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile

 

 

ICC: International Criminal Court

 

 

ICJ: International Court of Justice

 

 

INF: Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty

 

 

IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union

 

 

IPA: Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

 

 

MOX: A fuel composed of a mixture of plutonium dioxide and uranium dioxide.

 

 

NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

 

 

NPT: The nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

 

 

NWC: Nuclear Weapons Convention.

 

 

NWFZ: Nuclear Weapon Free Zone.

 

 

NWS: Nuclear Weapon States.

 

 

OSCE: Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe.

 

 

PACE: Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

 

 

PNND: Parliamentary Network for Nuclear Disarmament.

 

 

PTBT: Partial Test Ban Treaty.

 

 

SLBM: Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile.

 

 

START: Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.

 

 

UNDC: United Nations Disarmament Commission.

 

 

UNGA: United Nations General Assembly.

 

 

UNIDIR: United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research.