Abbreviations and acronyms related to the Convention

 

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SA 2000 Systematics Agenda 2000
SAC Special Area for Conservation under the EC Habitats Directive
SADC Southern African Development Community
SAP strategic action programme
SARDC Southern African Research and Documentation Center
SAVE Safeguard for Agricultural Varieties in Europe
SB systematics and biogeography
SBB Section of Biosafety and Biotechnology (of the IPH)
(F= Section de Biosécurité et Biotechnologie, de l'ISP)
(N= Afdeling Bioveiligheid en Biotechnologie, van het WIV)
SBI Subsidiary Body for Implementation  (to the UNFCCC)
SBSTA Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice  (to the UNFCCC)
SBSTA-1,2,3,... First, second, third,... meeting of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice  (to the UNFCCC)
SBSTTA Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice  (to the CBD)
SBSTTA-1,2,3,... First, second, third,... meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice  (to the CBD)
SC source country
SCAR Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research
SCG source country government
SCI Sites of Community Importance, under the EC Habitats Directive
SCIBP Scientific Committee for the International Biological Programme
SCMU Species Conservation Monitoring Unit
SCOs organizations, institutions, communities within the source country
SCOPE Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment
SCOR Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research
SDC Swiss Development Corporation
SEI Sustainable Ecosystems Institute
SER Society for Ecological Restoration
SFEM sustainable forest ecosystem management
SFM sustainable forest management
SGRP System-wide Genetic Resources Programme (of CGIAR); see also SINGER
SIDD Système d'information pour le développement durable
(E: Information system for Sustainable Development)
(N: Informatiesysteem voor Duurzame Ontwikkeling)
SIDS small island developing states
SIN Special Interest Network
SINGER System-wide Information Network for Genetic Resources (project of the CGIAR-SGRP)
SMAP Short and Medium-Term Priority Environmental Action Programme
SMS safe minimum standards
SNA System of National Accounts (of the United Nations)
SoE State of the Environment
SO2 sulphur dioxide
SOLAGRAL actualités de l'environnement et du développement
SOMNET Soil Organic Matter Network Database
SPA Special Protection Area, under the EC Birds Directive
SPA / RAC Special Protected Areas Regional Activity Centre
SPC summary of product characteristics
SPEC Species of European Conservation Concern
SPNHC Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
SPNR Society for the Promotion of Nature Reserves
SPOT Système Probatoire d'Observation de la Terre
SPREP South Pacific Regional Environment Programme  (see also GPA / UNEP)
SPS Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (the SPS Agreement)
SRC Scientific Research Center
SSC Species Survival Commission (of IUCN)
SSCS Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
SSO Sahara and Sahel Observatory
SSSI site of special scientific interest
SSTC Previously: Services fédéraux des affaires scientifiques, techniques et culturelles 
Present name: 
EN: the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office
( FR: Département de la Politique scientifique fédérale
NL: Departement van het Federale Wetenschapsbeleid)
- STAP Science and Technology Advisory Panel (of GEF)
- STAP Scientific and Technological Advice Panel (of CBD)
STRA-CO Council for the Pan-European Biological and Landscape Diversity Strategy
(F= Conseil pour la Stratégie paneuropéenne de la Diversité biologique et paysagère)
STRA-REP Committee of Experts for the Pan-European Ecological Network
(F= Comité d'experts pour la constitution du Réseau écologique paneuropéen)
SWAMCO Seawater Microbial Community Model

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