Specifically, behind the preparation of a Conference, a team of interpreters are responsible for ensuring that the meetings are available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Zhang Guangbo, a Chinese interpreter commented that

IMO meetings are particularly technical. Besides the very technical and specialized nature, the meetings of IMO are also of high political sensitivity.

In addition, there is also a team of translators, translating all documents in up to 6 languages, with some

The meetings also are supported by a team of Meeting Services taking care of registration, accreditation and technical support.

Concluding, word processing units and terminology section ensure documents meet the highest standards, using the latest technology.