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.