Abbreviations – Handbook on European non-discrimination law

Handbook on European non-discrimination lawContents

CEDAW     Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

CFI            Court of First Instance

CJEU           Court of Justice of the European Union (prior to December 2009, European Court of Justice)

CoE          Council of Europe

CRC         Convention on the Rights of the Child

CRPD       Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

CST           European Union Civil Service Tribunal

ECHR         European Convention on Human Rights (full name: European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms)

ECSR         European Committee of Social Rights

ECtHR        European Court of Human Rights

ESC          European Social Charter

EU            European Union

EU Charter Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

HRC         Human Rights Committee

ICCPR        International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

ICERD        International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

ICESCR      International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

ICJ             International Court of Justice

IGO           Inter-Governmental Organisation

TCN          Third-Country National

TEU          Treaty on European Union

TFEU         Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

UDHR       Universal Declaration of Human Rights

UN            United Nations


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