19.38 & 19.39 Language strategy for the Convention

Decision directed to
Decision directed to:

The Secretariat shall, subject to extrabudgetary contributions:

a) provide for the translation of all valid Resolutions and Decisions into the three additional languages (Arabic, Chinese and Russian) drawing on available informal and official translations; and

b) arrange for the translation of the CITES website into these additional languages.

Decision directed to:
Standing Committee
The Standing Committee shall, at its 77th meeting, consider the future approach to the language strategy of the Convention in order to provide interpretation in all six languages at the meetings of the Conference of the Parties, with emphasis on the interpretation at the 20th meeting of the Conference of the Parties, subject to extrabudgetary contributions.