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Acronyms from R to U


RA - Result Area (Strategic Plan)
RAM - Results Assessment Module
RAPS - Risk Analysis and Preparedness Section, EMOPS
RBB - Results-Based Budgeting
RBM - Results Based Management
RRBM - Rights and Results Based Management
RC - Resident Coordinator
RCT - Randomized Control Trial
RCCE - Risk Communication and Community Engagement
RD - Regional Director
REC - Reaching Every Child
RED - Reaching Every District
RFP - Request For Proposal
RFPS - Request for Proposal for Services
RFQ - Request For Quotation
RF - Regulatory Framework
RFL - Regulatory Framework Library
RFT - Rural Female Teachers
RM - Resource Mobilization
RMNCH - Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
RMT - Regional Management Team
RPC - Regional Planning Chief
RO - Regional Office
ROAR - Regional Office Annual Report
ROMP - Regional Office Management Plan
ROSA - Regional Office of South Asia
RR - Regular Resources OR Rapid Response
RRF - Results and Resources Framework
RRP - Refugee Response Plan OR Regional Refugee Plan
RRT - Rapid Response Team
RSA - Regional Staff Association
RTE - Real-time Evaluation
RUTF - Ready-to-use Therapeutic Foods
RWP - Rolling Work Plan


S4B - Skype for Business
SAARC - South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
SADC - Southern African Development Community
SAI - Supreme Audit Institution
SAM - Severe acute malnutrition
SAP - Systems Applications and Products
SAR - South Asia Region
SBC - Social and Behavior Change
SBCC - Social and Behavior Change Communication
SBP - Stand-by Partners
SARS - Severe acute respiratory syndrome
SD - Supply Division
SDGs - Sustainable Development Goals
SDMX - Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange
SEA - Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
SFA - Strategic Framework Agreement
SGB - Secretary General Bulletin
SHARE - Sanitation and Hygiene Applied Research for Equity
SIC - Specific Intervention Codes
SitAn - Situation Analysis of Children's Rights
SitRep - Situation Report
SIWI - Stockholm International Water Institute
SLA - Service Level Agreements
SM - Senior Management OR Staff Member
SMART - Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transition
SMQ - Strategic Monitoring Questions
SMR - Strategic Moment of Reflection
SMS - Safely Managed Sanitation
SMT - Senior Management Team OR Security Management Team
SRH - Sexual and reproductive health
SRHR - sexual and reproductive health and rights
SRSP - sock responsive social protection
SSWG - Social Science Working Group
SOP - Standard Operating Procedures
SoD - Segregation of Duties
SP - Strategic Plan OR Social Policy OR SharePoint
SPIMR - Strategic Planning, Implementation, Monitoring, and Reporting, section in DAPM
SPPME - Social Policy, Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation
SRA - Strategic Results Areas
SSA - Special Service Agreement
SSC - South South Cooperation
SSFA - Small Scale Funding Agreement
STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
STL - Safe to Learn
SWA - Sanitation and Water for All
SWAp - Sector Wide Approach
SWM - Solid Waste Management


TA - Temporary Assignment OR Technical Assistance OR Travel Authorization
T4D - Technology for Development
TCA - Targeted Country Assistance
TET - Technical Emergency Team
ToC - Theory of Change
TMI - Talent Management Initiative
TMS - Talent Management System
TOR - Terms of Reference
TPM - Third Party Monitoring
TRT - Technical Review Team
ToA - Table of Authority
ToR - Terms of Reference
ToT - Training of Trainers


UASC - Unaccompanied and Separated Children
UDHR - Universal Declaration of Human Rights
UNAIDS - Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
UNBOA - United Nations Board of Auditors
UNCCS - United Nations Common Cash System
UNCITRAL - United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
UNCoLSC - UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities
UNCT - United Nations Country Team
UNCTAD - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
UNDAF - United Nations Development Assistance Framework
UNDAF-AP - UNDAF Action Plan
UNDAP - United Nations Development Assistance Plan
UNDG - United Nations Development Group
UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
UNDSS - United Nations Department for Safety and Security
UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
UN-Habitat - United Nations Human Settlements Programme
UNHCR - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
UNIDO - United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNIFEM - United Nations Development Fund for Women [transferred to UN-Women]
UNGEI - United Nations Girls' Education Initiative
UNLP - UN Laissez-Passer (UN passport)
UNOCHA – United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
UN-OHCHR - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
UNOPS - United Nations Office for Project Services
UNPP - UN Partner Portal
UNRISD - United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
UNRWA - United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
UNSCEB - UN System Chief Executives Board
UNSDCF - UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework
UNSDG - UN Sustainable Development Group
UNSSC - UN System Staff College
UNU - United Nations University
UNV - United Nations Volunteers Programme
UN-Women - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
UNWTO - World Tourism Organization
UPU - Universal Postal Union
USAID - United States Agency for International Development
USG - Under-Secretary-General
USL - Uncertified Sick Leave
UT, UTC - Universal Time, Universal Time Coordinated
UXB - Unexploded Bombs
UXO - Unexploded Ordnance

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