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  • The African Court of Justice and Human and Peoples' Rights in Context
  • Development and Challenges
  • Online publication date: May 2019
  • pp xxiii-xxx
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Abbreviations

ACC

African Criminal Court

ACDEG

African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance

ACHPR

African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights

ACJ

African Court of Justice

ACtJHPR

African Court of Justice and Human and Peoples’ Rights

ACP

African, Caribbean

AfDBAT

African Development Bank Administrative Tribunal

AFISMA

African-led International Support Mission to Mali

Afr. J. Leg. Stud.

African Journal of Legal Studies

AGA

African Governance Architecture

AHRLR

African Human Rights Law Reports

AJIL

American Journal of International Law

AMIB

African Mission in Burundi

AMIS

African Union Mission in Sudan

AMISEC

AU Mission for Support to the Elections in the Comoros

AMISOM

African Union Mission in Somalia

Am. J. Int’l. L.

American Journal of International Law

ANF

Al-Nusra Front

APC

Armée Populaire Congolais

APSA

African Union’s Peace and Security Architecture

ASP

Assembly of States Parties

ATJF

African Transitional Justice Framework

AQIM

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

AU

African Union

AUC

African Union Commission

AUAT

African Union Administrative Tribunal

AUPD

African Union High-Level Panel on Darfur

AUPSP

African Union Protocol Relating to the Establishment of the Peace and Security Council of the AU

AUTJ

African Union Transitional Justice

AUTJF

African Union Transitional Justice Framework

BiH

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Brook. J. Int’l. L.

Brooklyn Journal of International Law

CAL

Coalition of African Lesbians

CAR

Central African Republic

CAT

Convention Against Torture

CEDAW

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Chi. J. Int’l L

Chicago Journal of International Law

CICC

Coalition for an International Criminal Court

CITES

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species

CNCA

Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability

COE

Council of Europe

CoH

Cessation of Hostilities

Colum. J. Transnat’l L.

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law

CPA

Comprehensive Peace Agreement

CRC

Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989

Crim. L. For.

Criminal Law Forum

CSAT

Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal

CSO

Civil Society Organizations

DCAF

Democratic Control of Armed Forces

DDPD

Doha Document for Peace in Darfur

DRC

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Duke JCIL

Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law

EAC

Extraordinary African Chambers

ECCC

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

ECJ

European Coalition for Corporate Justice

ECJ

European Court of Justice

ECOSOCC

Economic, Social and Cultural Council

ECOWAS

Economic Community of West African States

ECtHR

European Court of Human Rights

EFCC

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

EHRR

European Human Rights Report

EITI

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

EJIL

European Journal of International Law

EO

Executive Outcomes

ETS

European Treaty Series

EU

European Union

EWCA

England and Wales Court of Appeals

EWHC

Senior Courts of England and Wales

FAPC

Forces Armées du Peuple Congolais

FATF

Financial Action Task Force

FDS

Ivorian Defence and Security Forces

FNI

Front des Nationalistes Intégrationnistes

FNLA

National Liberation Front of Angola

FPLC

Force Patriotique pour la Libération du Congo

FRPI

Force de Résistance Patriotique en Ituri

GABAC

Groupe d’Action contre le blanchiment d’Argent en Afrique Centrale

GEMAP

Governance and Economic Management Assistance Programme

Harv. Int’l L. J.

Harvard International Law Journal

HKCLR

Hong Kong Criminal Law Reports

HRC

Human Rights Committee

Hum Rts. Q.

Human Rights Quarterly

IAC

International Armed Conflict

IACHR

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

IACtHR

Inter-American Court of Human Rights

IBA

International Bar Association

ICAR

International Corporate Accountability Roundtable

ICC

International Criminal Court

ICCPR

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

ICESCR

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

ICGLR

International Conference on the Great Lakes Region

ICJ

International Court of Justice

ICJ

International Commission of Jurists

ICL

International Criminal Law

ICRC

International Committee of the Red Cross

ICT

International Criminal Tribunal

ICTJ

International Centre for Transitional Justice

ICTR

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

ICTY

International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

IFAD

International Fund for Agricultural Development

IHL

International Humanitarian Law

IHRL

International Human Rights Law

IL

International Law

ILC

International Law Commission

ILO

International Labour Organization

ILOAT

International Labour Organization

IMTFE

International Military Tribunal for the Far East

Int’l Crim. Just.

International Criminal Justice

Int’l Crim. L. Rev.

International Criminal Law Review

Int’l Rev. Red Cross

International Review of the Red Cross

Inter-Am. Ct. H.R.

Inter-American Court of Human Rights

IOM

International Organization for Migration

IRRC

International Review of the Red Cross

ISIL

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

J. Crim. L.

Journal of Criminal Law

J. Int’l Crim. Just.

Journal of International Criminal Justice

J. Int’l. L.

Journal of International Law

JCE

Joint Criminal Enterprise

JICJ

Journal of International Criminal Justice

KPCS

Kimberly Process Scheme for the Certification of Rough Diamonds

LEITI

Liberian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

LJIL

Leiden Journal of International Law

LNTS

League of Nations Treaty Series

LRA

Lord’s Resistance Army

MAES

Assistance Mission to the Comoros

MICT

Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals

MINUSCA

UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission to the Central African Republic

MIOC

Military Observer Mission in the Comoros

MISCA

Africa-led International Support Mission to the Central African Republic

MNC

Multinational Corporations

MONUC

United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

MPLA

Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola

MUJAO

Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa

NDEA

National Drugs Enforcement Agency

Neth. Int’l L. Rev.

Netherlands International Law Review

NIAC

Non-International Armed Conflict

NIF

National Islamic Front

NGO

Non-Governmental Organization

OASAT

Administrative Tribunal of the Organization of American States

OAU

Organization of African Unity

ODM

Orange Democratic Movement

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OIC

Organization of the Islamic Conference

OTP

Office of the Prosecutor

PALU

Pan African Lawyers Union

PAP

Pan African Parliament

PCIJ

Permanent Court of Justice

PCRD

Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development Policy Framework

Penn St. L. Rev.

Penn State Law Review

PMSC

Private military and security companies

PNG

Papua New Guinea

PSC

Peace and Security Council

PSNR

Permanent sovereignty over natural resources

PTC

Pre-Trial Chamber

PUSIC

Parti pour l’Unité et la Sauvegarde de l’Intégrité du Congo

R2P

Responsibility to Protect doctrine

RCM

Regional Certification Mechanism

RCD-ML

Rassemblement Congolais pour la Démocratie –Kisangani/Mouvement de Libération

REC

Regional Economic Communities

RPE

Rules of Procedure and Evidence

RTI

Radiodiffusion Télévision Ivoirienne

RUF

Revolutionary United Front

SADC

Southern African Development Community

Santa Clara J. Int’l L.

Santa Clara Journal of International Law

SC

Security Council

SCC

Supreme Court of Canada

SCO

Shanghai Cooperation Organization

SCSL

Special Court for Sierra Leone

SDNY

Southern District of New York

SERAC

Social and Economic Action Rights Centre

SSRN

Social Science Research Network

StAR

Stolen Assets Recovery Initiative

STL

Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Sydney L. Rev.

Sydney Law Review

TCL

Transnational Criminal Law

TDG

Thiodyglicol

TFV

Trust Fund for Victims

TNC

Transnational Corporations

TWAIL

Third World Approaches to International Law

UCG

Unconstitutional Change of Government

UKSC

United Kingdom Supreme Court

UN

United Nations

UNAMID

United Nations African Union Mission in Darfur

UNAT

United Nations Appeals Tribunal

UNCAC

United Nations Convention Against Corruption

UNCLOS

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

UNDT

United Nations Dispute Tribunal

UNEP

United Nations Environmental Programme

UNGA

United Nations General Assembly

UNITA

National Union for the Total Independence of Angola

UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNODC

United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime

UNSC

United Nations Security Council

UNTOC

UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

UNTS

United Nations Treaty Series

UNWCC

United Nations War Crimes Commission

UPC

Union des Patriotes Congolais

UPDA

Ugandan People’s Democratic Army

Vand. J. Transnat’l L.

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

Wash. U. Global Studies L. Rev.

Washington University Global Studies Law Review

WGAD

Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

WILDAF

Women in Law and Development in Africa

Y.B. Int’l L. Comm’n

Yearbook of the International Law Commission