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Acronym Definition
AAC Arctic Athabaskan Council
AC Arctic Council
ACAP Arctic Contaminants Action Plan
ACIA Arctic Climate Impact Assessment
AEPS Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy
AIA Aleut International Association
AMAP Arctic Monitoring & Assessment Program
AMOP Arctic Marine Oil Spill Program
APELL Awareness & Preparedness for Emergencies at Local Levels (UNEP)
CAFF Conservation of Arctic Flora & Fauna Working Group
CNIIMF Central Marine Research & Design Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia
COS Combatting Oil Spills
EMERCOM Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM of Russia)
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPPR Emergency Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Working Group
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency
ICC Inuit Circumpolar Conference
IMO International Maritime Organization
INSROP International Northern Sea Route Program
IUCN International Union for the Conservation of Nature
JCP Joint Contingency Plan
JPO Alaska Joint Pipeline Office
LRTAP Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Convention
MARPOL International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978
MPCSA Russia Marine Pollution Control & Salvage Administration
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
NOAA U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
OPRC International Convention on Oil Pollution Response and Cooperation
PAME Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment Working Group
RAIPON Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North
SAO Senior Arctic Officials
SDWG Sustainable Development Working Group
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
UNDP United Nations Development Program
UNEP United Nations Environment Program
WHO World Health Organization