Translation FAQs

iatistandard.org is available in English and French versions to expand global access to information from the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI). iatistandard.org was originally created in English and details about accessing content within the French version of the site can be found below.

How can I access iatistandard.org in different languages?

Your web browser should automatically direct you to the version of IATI’s website that is set to your default language (if it is English or French). You can also access the English or French version by using the links that appear on the top-right hand side of each webpage.

What content is available in French?

You can find a range of useful information in French:

  • Information about the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) and the IATI Standard
  • Guidance on how to use and publish IATI data
  • News and events
  • Selected governance documents including Members’ Assembly papers and minutes, and Annual Reports

What content is not yet available in French?

IATI Reference

Information on all rules and guidance of each version of the IATI Standard is currently hosted on IATI’s old website http://reference.iatistandard.org/. This information is in English only, however we do plan to add French translations of the IATI codelists in the near future.

Responses to IATI emails

Emails sent to all IATI contact email addresses will be responded to in English only.

IATI Discuss (community forum)

Any language can be used on IATI’s online forum, Discuss. However replies and all other posts from IATI’s technical team will be in English only.

Images

Some images that contain text, for example screenshots of external resources maybe available in English only.

Are all documents posted on iatistandard.org available in French?

Most documents, including spreadsheets, presentations and word documents are not translated into French. However, key governance documents that are translated can be accessed by clicking on the links labeled ‘FR’.

How often will the French version of the website be updated?

The French version of iatistandard.org will be updated at least fortnightly to match changes and additions to the English version of the site.

Can I make requests for specific content to be translated?

IATI is committed to reviewing and improving the access of iatistandard.org and we welcome feedback to understand where there is a growing demand to translate specific content. However due to resource constraints, we are unable to offer a service to meet individual requests to translate content that is not yet available in French.

Can I access support from the IATI Helpdesk in French?

All support provided by the IATI Helpdesk and IATI technical team will be in English only.

Will iatistandard.org be translated into other languages?

IATI intends to create iatistandard.org in more languages. Over time, we will also expand the range of translated content available.