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Tides of Innovation in Oceania

Acronyms and Abbreviations

ADCK

Agency for the Development of Kanak Culture

ACP

African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States

BTF

Bureau Technique des Femmes

CEDAW

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

CF.NC

Conseil des Femmes de Nouvelle Calédonie

CFM.NC

Council of Melanesian Women of New Caledonia

CFP

French Pacific Franc

CHD

coronary heart disease

CIRAD

Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement

CMAA

Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

EC

expression of culture

EHESS

École des hautes études en sciences sociales

ESCAP

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

ESfO

European Society for Oceanists

ESK

Etudes des Sociétés Kanak

EU

European Union

FAFM-NC

Federation of Melanesian Women’s Associations of New Caledonia

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FF

French Franc

FIPO

Fiji Intellectual Property Office

FITE

Festival International des Textiles Extraordinaires

FJD

Fiji dollar

FLNKS

Front de Libération Nationale Kanak Socialiste

GSM

Global System for Mobile Communications

IMF

International Monetary Fund

INSEE

National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies

IP

intellectual property

IR

international relations

ITALY

I Truly Always Love You

JARCF

Jeunesse Agricole et Rurale Catholique des Femmes

JBE

Jastis Blong Evriwan (Justice Belong Everyone)

KFC

Kentucky Fried Chicken

LMS

London Missionary Society

MDG

Millennium Development Goals

MEG

Musée d’ethnographie de Genève

MEN

Musée d’ethnographie de Neuchâtel

MET

Metropolitan Museum of Manila

mfSVM

mouvement féminin vers un Souriant Village Mélanésien

MNC

Musée de Nouvelle-Calédonie

MQB

Musée du Quai Branly

MSG

Melanesian Spearhead Group

MSME

micro, small and medium enterprise

NAGPRA

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act

NCDs

non-communicable diseases

NGO

non-governmental organisation

NHO

Native Hawaiian organization

NLA

National Library of Australia

NMA

National Museum of Australia

PPE

Papuan Pidgin English

PIFS

Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

PNG

Papua New Guinea

SPC

Secretariat of the Pacific Community (formerly South Pacific Commission)

SPREP

Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

SWIMMING

Sleep While I Move My Inter National Gear

TOM

French Overseas Territory

TK

traditional knowledge

TKS

Tafea Kaljoral Senta

UHM

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

VKS

Vanuatu Kaljoral Senta (Vanuatu Cultural Centre)

VP

Vanuaaku Pati

WCED

World Commission on Environment and Development

WHO

World Health Organization

WIPO

World Intellectual Property Organization

WTO

World Trade Organization


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