Acronyms and Abbreviations
ACERT Advisory Committee for the Education of Romanies and other Travellers
AGO Association of Gypsy Organisations
BBC British Broadcasting Corporation
c. circa; about
CDCC Conseil de Coopération Culturelle
CDMG European Committee on Migration
CEDIME-SE Center for Documentation and Information on Minorities in Europe-Southeast
CMERI Centre Missionaire Evangelique Rom International
CMG Communauté Mondiale Gitane
CIR Comité International Rom
CIS Commonwealth of Independent States
CIT Comité International Tzigane
CJPO Criminal Justice and Public Order Act
CLRAE Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe
CPRSI Contact Point for Roma and Sinti Issues
CRT Centre de Recherches Tsiganes
CSCE Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe
ECOSOC Economic and Social Council (of the United Nations)
ECRE European Committee on Romani Emancipation
ERRC European Roma Rights Center
Est. Established
EU European Union
fl. floreat; active
GIRCA Gypsy International Recognition, Compensation, and Action
GLS Gypsy Lore Society
hCa Helsinki Citizens Assembly
IRU International Romani Union
IRWN International Roma Women's Network
ITM Irish Traveller Movement
JGLS Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society
Kolhoz Kollektivnoe hozyaistvo (collective farm)
MBE Member of the (Order of the) British Empire
MG-S-ROM Specialist Group on Roma/Gypsies (of the Council of Europe)
MP Member of Parliament
MRG Minority Rights Group
NATT National Association of Teachers of Travellers (UK)
NGO Nongovernmental organization
OB Officer of the (Order of the) British Empire
ODIHR Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
OSCE Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
PER Project on Ethnic Relations
RRS Council of Slovak Roma (Slovakia)
SS Schutzstaffel (Storm Troopers)
UK United Kingdom
UN United Nations
UNESCO United Nations Economic and Social Organization
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund
UNITE Unified Nomadic and Independent Transnational Education
USSR Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
WRC World Romany Congress

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