Article 34 – Depositary

The Director-General of FAO shall be the Depositary of this Treaty.

The Depositary of the Treaty has important formal functions. In particular, the Depositary serves as the repository and source of information on the Treaty. This includes:

In addition, it is the task of the Depositary to inform Parties:

The functions of depositary of the Treaty are assigned to the Director-General of FAO, as is normal for treaties concluded within the framework of the FAO Constitution.

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