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    A

    AAP

    agreed action plan

    ABCP

    asset-backed commercial paper

    ABS

    asset-backed securities

    ACP

    African, Caribbean and Pacific States

    AFI

    Accelerated Finance Initiative

    AFP

    African Financing Partnership

    AGI

    Action for Growth Instruments

    ALA

    Asia & Latin America

    ALCO

    ALM Committee

    ALM

    asset/liability management

    AMA

    Advanced Measurement Approach

    AML/CFT

    Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

    ARP

    Additional risk pricing

    B

    BCBS

    Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

    BCP

    Business Continuity Plan

    BPV

    basis point value

    BSC

    Balanced Scorecard

    BSS

    Baltic Sea Strategy

    C

    CAB

    Climate Awareness Bond

    CCFF

    Climate Change Financing Facility

    CCS

    carbon capture and storage

    CCTAF

    Climate Change Technical Assistance Facility

    CDM

    Clean Development Mechanism (Kyoto Protocol)

    CEBS

    Committee of European Banking Supervisors

    CFE

    Carbon Fund for Europe

    CFT

    call for tenders

    CGAP

    Consultative Group to Assist the Poor

    CIP

    Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme

    CMD

    Clean Development Mechanism (Kyoto Protocol)

    CMI

    Marseille Center for Mediterranean Integration

    COP

    Corporate Operational Plan

    COPEC

    Joint Committee on Equal Opportunities for Men and Women

    CRPGS

    Credit Risk Policy Guidelines

    CSOS

    Civil Society Organisations

    CSR

    Corporate Social Responsibility

    D

    DG TREN

    Energy and Transport Directorate-General (European Commission)

    DIAF

    Development Impact Assessment Framework

    E

    EARN

    Euro Area Reference Note

    ECG

    Evaluation Cooperation Group

    ECOFIN

    Economic and Financial Affairs Council

    ECTF

    European Clean Transport Facility

    EDFI

    European Development Financing Institutions

    EEPR

    European Energy Programme for Recovery

    EFSF

    European Financial Stability Facility

    EFSI

    European Fund for Strategic Investments

    EFSM

    European Financial Stabilisation Mechanism

    EFTA

    European Free Trade Association

    EIA

    environmental impact assessment

    EIBURS

    EIB University Research Sponsorship Programme

    EITI

    Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

    ELENA

    European Local Energy Assistance

    ENP

    European Neighbourhood Policy

    ENPC

    Europe’s Neighbour and Partner Countries

    EPE

    European Principles for the Environment

    EPEC

    European PPP Expertise Centre

    EPTATF

    Eastern Partnership Technical Assistance Trust Fund

    ERDF

    European Regional Development Fund

    ESF

    European Social Fund

    ESF

    Facility for Energy Sustainability and Security of Supply

    ESFS

    European System of Financial Supervision

    ESG

    Environmental, Social and Governance

    ESIA

    environmental and social impact assessment

    ESIAF

    Economic and Social Impact Assessment Framework

    ESIF

    European Structural and Investment Funds

    ESM

    European Stability Mechanism

    ETPS

    European Technology Platforms

    F

    FATF

    Financial Task Force on Money Laundering

    FDI

    foreign direct investment

    FEMIP

    Facility for Euro-Mediterranean Investment and Partnership

    FEMISE

    Forum euro-méditerranéen des instituts économiques

    FTF

    FEMIP Trust Fund

    FYROM

    Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

    G

    GAAP

    Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

    GEEREF

    Global Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Fund

    GRI

    Global Reporting Initiative

    I

    I2I

    Innovation 2010 Initiative

    IATI

    International Aid Transparency Initiative

    INNOVFIN

    InnovFin - EU Finance for Innovators

    ITF

    EU-Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund

    J

    JASMINE

    Joint Action to Support Microfinance Institutions in Europe

    JASPERS

    Joint Assistance to Support Projects in European Regions

    JEREMIE

    Joint European Resources for Micro-to-Medium Enterprises

    JESSICA

    Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment in City Areas

    L

    LCB-FT

    Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

    LGTT

    Loan guarantee instrument for TENs transport projects

    M

    MARGUERITE 2020

    European Fund for long-term institutional investors

    MBDI

    Mediterranean Business Development Initiative

    MBIL

    multi-beneficiary intermediated loan

    MCCF

    Multilateral Carbon Credit Fund

    MCI

    Mid-cap Initiative

    MED 5P

    EU Public-Private Partnership Project Preparation – Advisory Facility for the Southern Neighbourhood

    MEHSIP

    Mediterranean Hot Spot Investment Programme

    MFI

    multilateral financial institution

    MOU

    Memorandum of Understanding

    MPCS

    Mediterranean Partner Countries

    MRI

    Mutual Reliance Initiative

    MSMES

    micro, small and medium-sized enterprises

    N

    NCJ

    non-compliant jurisdiction

    NGOS

    Non-Governmental Organisations

    NIF

    Neighbourhood Investment Facility

    NMS

    New Member States

    NTS

    non-technical summary

    O

    OCT

    Overseas Countries and Territories

    OFC

    offshore financial centre

    OJEU

    Official Journal of the European Union

    OSPS

    Optional supplementary provident scheme

    P

    PBI

    Project Bond Initiative

    PF4EE

    Private Finance for Energy Efficiency instrument

    PFI

    Private Finance Initiative

    PIDA

    Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa

    PMF

    PROGRESS Microfinance Initiative

    PPP

    public/private partnership

    R

    RCM

    risk capital mandate

    RDI

    research, development and innovation

    RSFF

    Risk-Sharing Finance Facility

    RSI

    Risk-Sharing Instrument

    S

    SAGS

    Social Assessment Guidelines

    SCEQE

    European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme

    SE4ALL

    Sustainable Energy for All Initiative

    SFE

    Special FEMIP Envelope

    SFF

    Structured Finance Facility

    SMES

    small and medium-sized enterprises

    SPL

    Structural Programme Lending

    SPV

    Special Purpose Vehicle

    SSM

    Single Supervisory Mechanism

    SSPA

    Sub-Sovereign Public Authority

    SSSR

    Single-signature single-risk (loan)

    T

    TENS

    Trans-European Networks

    TEN-T

    Trans-European Transport Networks

    TFEU

    Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

    TIF

    TENs Investment Facility

    TLTRO

    targeted longer-term refinancing operation

    TTA

    Technology Transfer Accelerator

    U

    UFM

    Union for the Mediterranean

    W

    WBIF

    Western Balkans Investment Framework

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