Women for Science

  • AuthorInterAcademy Council
  • TitleWomen for Science
  • Release Date1 June 2006
  • Copyright2006
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Annex C. Abbreviations and acronyms

CAWMSET       Commission on the Advancement of Women and Minorities in Science, Engineering, and    Technology
CGIAR              Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
CONICET          National Research Council Argentina
ETAN                European Technology Assessment Network
FREJA               Female Researchers in Joint Action
GAB                  Gender Advisory Board of UNCSTD
IAC                    InterAcademy Council
IAP                   InterAcademy Panel
INSA                Indian National Science Academy
IUPAC               International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
IUPAP                International Union of Pure and Applied Physics
MIT                     Massachusetts Institute of Technology
NAE                 National Academy of Engineering, United States
NAS                  National Academy of Sciences, United States
NAST                National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines
NCW                 National Council for Women, Egypt
OECD               Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development
S&T                  Science and technology
SET                  Science, Engineering, and Technology
TWAS              Academy of Sciences for the Developing World
TWOWS            Third World Organization for Women in Science
UNCSTD           United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development
UNESCO             United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
UNICEF           United Nations Children’s Fund
WEPAN            Women in Engineering Programs and Advocates Network
WIEP               Women in Engineering Program
WinSETS           Women in Science and Technology Scoreboards
WISE               Women into Science and Engineering

Document Date: June 1, 2006
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