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Human rights in the UK: Universal Periodic Review, 2017 – Scottish Government position

Scottish Government position statement on Scotland’s performance against key international human rights obligations.

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54 page PDF

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Human rights in the UK: Universal Periodic Review, 2017 – Scottish Government position
List of Abbreviations

54 page PDF

643.0 kB

List of Abbreviations

AAC : Augmentative and Alternative Communication

ASL : Additional Support for Learning

BSL : British Sign Language

CAMHS : Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

CONTEST : UK Counter-Terrorism Strategy

COPFS : Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

COSLA : Convention of Scottish Local Authorities

CRWIA : Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessments

CTRS : Council Tax Reduction Scheme

CYP Act : Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

CYPCS : Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland

CYPIC : Children and Young People Improvement Collaborative

DBI : Distress Brief Intervention

DDP : Disability Delivery Plan

DFM : Deputy First Minister

EBS : Equality Budget Statement

ECHR : European Convention on Human Rights

ECtHR : European Court of Human Rights

EHRC : Equality and Human Rights Commission

EQIA : Equality Impact Assessment

EU : European Union

FGM : Female Genital Mutilation

FM : First Minister

FAI : Fatal Accident Inquiry

FE : Further Education

FNP : Family Nurse Partnership

FoI : Freedom of Information

GIRFEC : Getting it Right for Every Child

HE : Higher Education

HMCIPS : Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland

HMIPS : Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons for Scotland

HRA : Human Rights Act 1998

ICESCR : International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

LGBTI : Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex

MA : Modern Apprenticeships

MWC : Mental Welfare Commission

NHS : National Health Service

NPF : National Performance Framework

OECD : Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

OJEU : Official Journal of the European Union

OPCAT : Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

PfG : Programme for Government

PSED : Public Sector Equality Duty

RO : Religious Observance

RSHP : Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood

SAMH : Scottish Association for Mental Health

SDGs : Sustainable Development Goals

SDS : Skills Development Scotland

SFA : Scottish Football Association

SG : Scottish Government

SHRC : Scottish Human Rights Commission

SLAB : Scottish Legal Aid Board

SNAP : Scotland's National Action Plan for Human Rights

SPA : Scottish Police Authority

SP : Scottish Parliament

SPCB : Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

SP EHRiC : Scottish Parliament Equalities and Human Rights Committee

SPFL : Scottish Professional Football League

SPS : Scottish Prison Service

STEM : Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

SWF : Scottish Welfare Fund

UCAS : Universities and Colleges Admissions Service

UNCRC : UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

UNCRPD : UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

UNGPs : UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

UPR : Universal Periodic Review

WSA : Whole System Approach

YOI : Young Offenders Institution


Email: David Holmes

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road