[Gnso-ppsai-pdp-wg] Translations question

James Gannon james at cyberinvasion.net
Tue Apr 28 13:42:52 UTC 2015

Hi Mary,

Am I to understand from the PDP Manual that *only* the Executive summary will be translated or can additional parts be translated upon request of the WG/Chairs?


On 28/04/2015 14:38, "Mary Wong" <mary.wong at icann.org> wrote:

>Hello Kathy and all,
>The GNSO PDP Manual encourages translation of WG outcomes as follows:
>"When posted for Public Comment, Staff should consider translating the
>executive summaries of the Initial Reports and Draft Final Reports into
>the six UN languages, to the extent permissible under the ICANN
>translation policy and the ICANN budget, though the posting of any version
>in English is not to be delayed while translations are being completed.²
>I don¹t know off the top of my head how long this will take, although I
>know that our Languages Service Department has been working to improve the
>turnaround time for requests, among other areas they have identified as
>part of an improved framework for making ICANN fully accessible to
>speakers of various languages: https://www.icann.org/translations. Other
>recent efforts include the Asia Pacific launch of a Language Localizaton
>Toolkit that involves collaboration with the various linguistic
>communities around the region.
>I hope this is helpful.
>Thanks and cheers
>Mary Wong
>Senior Policy Director
>Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN)
>Telephone: +1 603 574 4892
>Email: mary.wong at icann.org
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Kathy Kleiman <kathy at kathykleiman.com>
>Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 09:16
>To: Mary Wong <mary.wong at icann.org>, "gnso-ppsai-pdp-wg at icann.org"
><gnso-ppsai-pdp-wg at icann.org>
>Subject: Translations question
>>Hi Mary,
>>I was wondering if you could tell us how long translations of the
>>Interim Report will take - and in what languages ICANN will be able to
>>provide it?
>>Best and tx,

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