Abbreviations and acronyms related to the Convention



G-77 and China Group of 77 and China  (in fact much more than 78 countries, but this body has been created by 77 developing countries; China and other countries have joined afterwards),  see glossary page G: Group ...
G7 ENRM project the G7 Environment and Natural Resources Management Project  (of EC)
G7 GELOS the G7 Global Environmental Information Locator Service  (of EC)
GAP Great Ape Project
GASP Great Ape Survival Plan - see also GRASP
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
GBA Global Biodiversity Assessment
(published by UNEP)
GBCE Global Biodiversity Calendar of Events
GBF Global Biodiversity Forum
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
GBO Global Biodiversity Outlook
GBRMPA Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
GCDIS Global Change Data and Information System
GCI Green Cross International
GCMD Global Change Master Directory
GCOS Global Climate Observing System
GCRIO Global Change Research and Information Office
GCRMN Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network
GCTE Global Change & Terrestrial Ecosystems
GDEZ General direktion für die Entwicklungs Zusammenarbeit  (En= DGDC)
GDP gross domestic product
GEC Geneva Executive Centre  (of UNEP/GRID-Geneva)
GEE globalisation, ecology and economy
GEEPA Meeting of the CBD-UNESCO consultative working group of experts on biological diversity education and public awareness
GEF Global Environment Facility, see glossary page G: Global ...
(Nl= Wereldmilieufonds, WMF)
(Fr= Fonds pour l'environnement mondial, FEM)
GEF/UNDP Global Environment Facility / UNDP as the Implementing Agency
GEIC Global Environment Information Centre
GELOS the G7 Global Environmental Information Locator Service (of EC)
GEMS Global Environment Monitoring System (of UNEP) see: State of the Environment Reporting
GEN Global Environmental Networks
GENAGRO Gestion Environnement Agronomie  (une a.s.b.l. belge)
Management Environment Agronomy  (a Belgian non-profit-making association)
Beheer Milieu Landbouwkunde  (een Belgische v.z.w.)
Gestion Medio Ambiente Agronomia  (asociacion sin animo de lucro, Belgica)
Gestao Ambiente Agronomia  (associaçao sem fins lucrativos, Belgica)
GEO Global Environment Outlook
GEO-1 Global Environment Outlook-1  (of UNEP)
GEO-2 Global Environment Outlook-2 Process
GESAMP Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution  (of UN)
GETS Global Environment and Trade Study
GFPP Global Forest Policy Project
GHGs greenhouse gases,  see glossary pages G
GIMP Global Inventorying and Monitoring Programme
GIS Geographic Information System
GISD The Global Invasive Species Database
GISP Global Invasive Species Programme
GIWA Global Inland Waters Assessment programme
GLASOD Global Assessment of Soil Degradation
GLIN Great Lakes Information Network
GLIS Global Land Information System
GLOBE Europe Global Legislators Organization for a Balanced Environment
GLOBEC is the IGBP core project responsible for understanding how Global Change will affect the abundance, diversity and productivity of marine populations
GLORIA Global Observation Research Initiative in Alpine Environments
GLOW Great Lakes of the World  (see also AEHMS)
GLWQA Great Lakes Water Quality Agreements
GM genetically modified
GMBA Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment  (part of DIVERSITAS)
GMOs genetically modified organisms
GMP good manufacturing practice
GNP gross national product
GONGOs Governmental and Non-governmental Organizations
GOOS Global Ocean Observing System
GOS Global Observing systems
- GPA Global Plan of Action  (under the FAO)
- GPA Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities  (under UNEP)
GPBio Global Partnership on Biodiversity
GPS global positioning systems
GR genetic resources
GRAIN Genetic Resources Action International
GRAS generally recognised as safe
GRASP GReat Apes Survival Project  (under UNEP)  - see also GASP
GRID Global Resource Information Database  (of UNEP)
GRIN Germplasm Resources Information Network
GRRF Genetic Resources Recognition Fund
GRULAC Group of Latin America and the Caribbean
GSPGR Global System on Plant Genetic Resources
GSWR Global State of the World Report
GTI Global Taxonomy Initiative
GTOS Global Terrestrial Observing System
GTSB Groupe de Travail Spécial sur la Biosécurité
(En= Biosafety Special Working Group)
GURT Genetic Use Restriction Technology

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