CSSF and related acronyms

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This is all about the CSSF - the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund - and related acronyms and abbreviations.

Acronym Meaning Significance
CPAS Comprehensive Planning and Performance Assessment System Yes, one 'P'. Allows peacekeeping missions to assess their operating environment and use data and analysis to evaluate progress towards their goals. Enables evidence-based decisions.
CSIRT Commonwealth Cyber Security Incident Response Team Yes, one 'C'. Provides a community platform used in 30 countries.
CSSF Conflict, Stability and Security Fund Unique cross-government fund that tackles conflicts and challenges to UK interests arising from instability overseas.
DNSA Deputy National Security Adviser CSSF's Senior Responsible Owner
FCDO Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office Pursues the UK's national interests and projects the UK as a force for good in the world. Promotes the interests of British citizens, safeguards the UK’s security, defends our values, reduces poverty and tackles global challenges with international partners.
GNI Gross National Income The total domestic and foreign output claimed by residents of a country, consisting of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) plus factor incomes earned by foreign residents, minus income earned in the domestic economy by non-residents. Previously known as Gross National Product (GNP). Not hugely different from GDP.
JFU Joint Funds Unit Oversight and management of the CSSF.
MEL Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Data gathering, analysis and learning. The tools to ensure the right decisions are taken.
NSC National Security Council Approves regional and thematic portfolio allocations. Sets the CSSF's strategic direction.
ODA Overseas or Official Development Assistance Currently set at 0.7% of Gross National Income.
OSJA Overseas Security and Justice Assessment A risk management process to assess human rights risks, identify mitigating actions and outline residual risk.
RRM Rapid Response Mechanism Enables swift mobilisation of resources in times of crisis.
SOC Serious and Organised Crime Can be international. Forms a UK national security threat.
XYZ Meaning Significance