Abbreviations and acronyms

Below are abbreviations and acronyms I regularly use when tweeting:

Abbreviation/acronym Non-abbreviated form
+ve/-ve positive/negative
biz business
civ soc civil society
dev development
EC enhanced cooperation
HR human rights
hrs hours
inc including
int’l international
m’stakeholder multistakeholder
MAG IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group
MDGs Millennium Development Goals
mins minutes
mtg meeting
nat’l national
net gov Internet governance
org organization
ppl people
prop proposal
pub pol public policy
r are
reg’l regional
Sec Gen Secretary General (ITU or UN, depending on context)
u you
UNGA United Nations General Assembly
v very
w with
WS workshop
yrs years

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