Acronyms

1    AA  –  Arakan Army
2    AAPP  –  Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma)
3    ABSDF  –  All Burma Students’ Democratic Front
4    ABSDF-UNRA  –  All Burma Students’ Democratic Front – Union National Resistance Army
5    ACRS  –  Advisory Commission on Rakhine State
6    ALP –   Arakan Liberation Party
7    ANC –   Arakan National Council
8    ANC/AA  –  Arakhine National Council/Arakhine Army
9    BGF  –  Border Guard Force
10    BLO  –  Border Liaison Office
11    CBOs  –  Community Based Organizations
12    CNF  –  Chin National Front
13    CSOs  –  Civil Society Organizations
14    CSSU  –  Committee for Shan State Unity
15    CT  –  Coordination
16    DEU  –  Delegation for EAO Unity
17    DKBA  –  Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (Formerly DKBA-5)
18    DKBA  –  Democratic Karen Buddhist Army
19    DPN  –  Delegation for Political Negotiation
20    EAOs  –  Ethnic Armed Organizations
21    EBO  – Euro-Burma Office
22    ENAC  –  Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center
23    ENC  –  Ethnic Nationalities Council
24    EU  –  European Union
25    EUMC  –  European Union Military Committee
26    FMA  –  Faith Movement of Arakhine
27    FPD  –  Framework for Political Dialogue
28    IC  –  Investigation Commission
29    IDP  –  Internally Displaced Person
30    IPSG  –  International Peace Support Group
31    JICM  –  Joint Implementation Coordination Meeting
32    JMC-S  –  Joint Monitoring Committee – State
33    JMC-U  –  Joint Monitoring Committee – Union
34    JPF  –  Joint Peace Fund
35    KAF  –  Kawthoolei Armed Force
36    KIO/KIA  –  Kachin Independence Organization/ Army
37    KNDP/A  –  Karenni National Democratic Party/Army
38    KNLP  –  Kayan New Land Party
39    KNO  –  Kachin National Organisation
40    KNO (Burma)  –  Kuki National Organization (Burma)
41    KNPDP  –  Karenni National Peace and Development Party
42    KNPLF  –  Karenni National People’s Liberation Front
43    KNPP  –  Karenni National Progressive Party
44    KNSO  –  Karenni National Solidarity Organization
45    KNU  –  Karen National Union
46    KNU/KNLA (PC)   – Karen National Union/ Karen National Liberation Army/ Peace Council
47    KPF  –  Karen Peace Force
48    KWAT  –  Kachin Women Association Thailand
49    LDU  –  Lahu Democratic Union
50    LNDO  –  Lahu National Development Organization
51    MNDAA  –  Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army
52    MPC  –  Myanmar Peace Centre
53    MPM  –  Myanmar Peace Monitor
54    MPSI  –  Myanmar Peace Support Initiative
55    NA-B  –  Northern Alliance – Burma
56    NBF  –  Nationalities Brotherhood Federation
57    NCA  – Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement
58    NCCT  –  Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team
59    NDA-K  –  New Democratic Army – Kachin
60    NDAA-ESS  –  National Democratic Alliance Army – Eastern Shan State
61    NDSC  –  National Defence and Security Council
62    NLD  –  National League for Democracy
63    NMSP  –  New Mon State Party
64    NRPC  –  National Reconciliation Peace Committee
65    NSAG  –  Non-State Armed Group
66    NSCN-K  –  National Socialist Council of Nagaland – Khaplang
67    OIC  –  Organization of Islamic Cooperation
68    PC  –  Peace Commission
69    PCG  –  Peace Creation Group
70    PDSG  –  Peace Donor Support Group
71    PI  –  Pyidaungsu Institute for Peace and Dialogue
72    PMF  –  People’s Militia Force
73    PNLO  –  Pa-Oh National Liberation Organization
74    PNO  –  Pa-Oh National Organization
75    PPST   – Peace Process Steering Team
76    PPWT  –  Peace Process Working Team
77    PSLF/TNLA  –  Palaung State Liberation Front/Ta-ang National League Army
78    PYO  –  Pa-Oh Youth Organization
79    RCSS/SSA  –  Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army
80    SAZ  –  Special Administration Zone
81    SEZ/SIZ  –  Special Economic Zone/Special Industrial Zone
82    SLORC  –  State Law and Order Restoration Council
83    SNA  –  Shanni Nationalities Army
84    SNDP  –  Shan Nationalities Democratic Party
85    SNLD  –  Shan National League for Democracy
86    SPDC   –  State Peace and Development Council
87    SSPP/SSA   – Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army
88    TMD  –  Tatmadaw
89    TNLA  –  Ta’ang National Liberation Army
90    UNFC  –  United Nationalities Federal Council
91    UNHCR  –  United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
92    UNODC  –  United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
93    UPCC  –  Union Peace Central Committee
94    UPDJC  –  Union Political Dialogue Joint Committee
95    UPWC  –  Union Peace-making Work Committee
96    USA  –  United States of America
97    USDP  –  Union Solidarity and Development Party
98    UWSA/P   – United Wa State Army/ Party
99    WGEC  –  Working Group for Ethnic Coordination
100    WLB  –  Women’s League of Burma
101    WNO/A  –  Wa National Organization/ Army
102    ZRO  –  Zomi Reunification Organization