Archive for the ‘Organizations’ Category

What does UEFA stand for?

UEFA stands for The Union of European Football Associations. The Union of European Football Association is the controlling and administrative body for European football and at all times it is referred to by its acronym UEFA. This national football association runs throughout the various European national and club competitions, it also oversees the regulations, prize […]

What does NASA stand for?

NASA is the term used for National Aeronautics and Space Administration. It is an independent organization of the United States government that is accountable for space flight and aviation. The mission of NASA is to forge the future in scientific exploration, aeronautics investigation and discovering space. In fulfilling this mission, thousands of people have been […]

What does MPRI stand for?

MPRI is the acronym for Military Professional Resources. MPRI is a private military contractor that supplies a wide variety of services to private and public customers especially to the United States Department of Defense. Military training, logistics, and law enforcement are a few of the profession that MPRI specializes in and operates in over forty […]

What does AARP stand for?

AARP stands forAmerican Association of Retired Persons. This is a non- government United States based organization and interest group. AARP operates as a not for profit campaigner for its members and as one of the most influential lobbying groups in the United States. ARRP also sells investment funds, insurance, and other financial products. Over thirty […]

What does ASTM stand for?

About ASTM ASTM International or ASTM was previously known as the American Society for Testing and Materials. It is an international standards organization that creates and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a large variety of materials, products, systems, and services. The organization’s headquarters is in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. ASTM was established before other similar […]

What does NPR stand for?

NPR stands for National Public Radio which is a US based non-profit business media group that was established in February of 1970, after the passing of the Public Broadcasting Act. It was the successor of the National Educational Network and currently the organization’s main operation is located in 635 Massachusetts Avenue in Washington D.C. The […]

What does ANSI stand for?

ANSI is the acronym for the American National Standards Institute. It is a private not for profit organization that administers the development of voluntary consensus standards for processes, systems, personnel and products and services in the United States. The organization also manages international standards with US standards so as to create an avenue wherein American […]

What does SADD stand for?

SADD refers to the youth group Students against Drunk Driving which was organized in 1981 by Robert Anastas at Wayland High School in Massachusetts. There, he and 15 students decided to form the group in response to rising road fatalities among youth as a result of drunkenness. From this root, the “flesh” of the idea […]

What does USS stand for?

About USS The Union of Secondary Students or USS was founded and established in January of 2001 by Shane O Donnell, Lorcan Fox, Graham Barry, Carly-Anne Gannon and Lyndsey O Connell. With the aid of the Union of Students in Ireland, the founders of the USS scheduled and carried out its first meeting, which took […]

What does DIN stand for?

The acronym DIN represents Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V., the German Institute for Standardization located in Berlin, Germany and official symbol associated with technical standardization in Germany. This national organization is the authority for Germany’s ISO standards. The institute has over thirty thousand worldwide established standards. Primarily, the standard addresses most areas of Information Technology. […]