Translations

Summary for Policymakers Translations in UN languages

Translation of the WGII AR5 Summary for Policymakers from English into the other five official languages of the United Nations was done by the WMO Language, Conference and Publishing Services Department. The assistance of scientists from the WGII chapter teams who acted as scientific translation editors for each language is gratefully acknowledged.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the translations, please note that the text approved by IPCC Working Group II and accepted by the Panel is the English original.

Arabic (3.9MB)
Translation Scientific Editor:
Balgis Osman-Elasha
Chinese (4.5MB)
Translation Scientific Editor:
William W. L. Cheung
English (8.9MB)
French (3.8MB)
Translation Scientific Editor:
Nirivololona Raholijao
Russian (4.0MB)
Translation Scientific Editor:
Sergey Semenov
Spanish (3.8MB)
Translation Scientific Editors:
Eduardo Calvo Buendia
Jose M. Moreno

Summary for Policymakers Translation in non-UN languages

The translations below are intended to be as true as possible to the content, tone, and nuance of the original, but these were not undertaken by sanctioned UN translators. The IPCC welcomes the opportunity to support the widest possible dissemination of the contents of the report. Sources for the translations are indicated. The text approved by IPCC Working Group II and accepted by the Panel is the English original.

 
Czech (5.3MB)
Source: Czech Republic
Focal Point
Swedish (4.6MB)
Source:Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
 

 

Additional Report Translations

The translations below are intended to be as true as possible to the content, tone, and nuance of the original, but these were not undertaken by sanctioned UN translators. The IPCC welcomes the opportunity to support the widest possible dissemination of the contents of the report. Sources for the translations are indicated. The text approved by IPCC Working Group II and accepted by the Panel is the English original.

Translation facilitated by a grant from the Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment to the Carnegie Institution for Science.

Ch 22: Africa
Executive Summary
French (1.6MB)

Source: Working Group II
Ch 22: Africa
Executive Summary
Portuguese (1.6MB)

Source: Working Group II
Ch 27: Central and South America
Executive Summary
Portuguese (1.6MB)

Source: Working Group II
 
Ch 27: Central and South America
Executive Summary
Spanish (1.6MB)

Source: Working Group II
Ch 29: Small Islands
Executive Summary

French (1.6MB)
Source: Working Group II
 

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