Environment and development
in coastal regions and in small islands
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Annex V

LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

CARICOM Caribbean Community

CCST Caribbean Council for Science and Technology

CDB Caribbean Development Bank

CDERA Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency

COSALC Coast and Beach Stability in the Lesser Antilles

CPACC Caribbean: Planning for Adaptation to Climate Change

CSI 'Environment and Development in Coastal Regions and in Small Islands' platform (of UNESCO)

CTO Caribbean Tourism Organization

GIS Geographical Information System

ICZM Integrated Coastal Zone Management

IOC Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (of UNESCO)

IOCARIBE IOC Sub-Commission for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions

MAREMP Marine Resource and Environmental Management Program University of the West Indies

NGO Non-governmental organization

OAS Organization of American States

OECS-NRMU Organization of Eastern Caribbean States - Natural Resources Management Unit

UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UPR-SGCP University of Puerto Rico Sea Grant College Program

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