AIPA – ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly

ASEAN – Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ASEAN-WEN – Association of Southeast Asian Nations - Wildlife Enforcement Network

BR – Biosphere Reserve

CCTV – China Central Television

CITES – Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

CTOC – Counter-Transnational Organized Crime

CWT – Combating Wildlife Trafficking/ Counter Wildlife Trafficking

DEFRA – United Kingdom Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs

DHSI – US Department of Homeland Security Intelligence

DNP – Thailand Department of Wildlife and National Parks

DoFI – Laos Department of Forest Inspection

EIA – Environmental Investigation Agency, UK

ENV – Education for Nature Vietnam

FIST – Field Information Support Tool

HSI – Humane Society International

ICCF – International Conservation Caucus Foundation

ICCWC – International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime

IFAW – International Fund for Animal Welfare

IGO – International Governmental Organization

INL – US Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs

INTERPOL – International Criminal Police Organization

IRG – International Resources Group

IST – Investigative Support Team

IUCN – International Union for Conservation of Nature

KOL – Key Opinion Leader

MONRE – Vietnam Ministry of National Resources and Environment

NCB – National Central Bureau

NESS – National Environmental Security Seminars

NEST – National Environmental Security Taskforce

NGO – Non-Governmental Organization

NICE-CG – CITES Enforcement Coordination Group

NPA – National Protected Area

OJT – On-the-Job Training

PICE-CG – Provincial Interagency CITES Coordination Group

PROTECT – Protected-area Operational and Tactical Enforcement Conservation Training

UfW – United for Wildlife

UN Environment – United Nations Environment Programme

UNDP – United Nations Development Programme

UNODC – United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

UN-REDD – United Nations Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation

USAID – United States Agency for International Development

US DEA – United States Drug Enforcement Agency

USG – US Government

US FWS – United States Fish and Wildlife Service

RIACM – Regional Investigative and Analytical Case Meeting

ROUTES – Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species

SBCC – Social and Behavior Change Communication

SIG – Special Investigation Group

SOMTC – ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Transnational Crime

SOP – Standard Operating Procedure

VN CITES MA – Vietnam CITES Management Authority

WCS – Wildlife Conservations Society

WCU – Wildlife Crime Unit

Wildlife TRAPS – Wildlife Trafficking, Response, Assessment, and Priority Setting

WIRE – Wildlife Inter-Regional Enforcement Meetings

WLFC – UNODC’s Global Programme on Wildlife and Forest Crime

WWF – World Wildlife Foundation