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Article Comparison - International Convention against Doping in Sport

Article 17
Voluntary Fund

1. A “Fund for the Elimination of Doping in Sport”, hereinafter referred to as “the Voluntary Fund”, is hereby established. The Voluntary Fund shall consist of funds-in-trust established in accordance with the Financial Regulations of UNESCO. All contributions by States Parties and other actors shall be voluntary.

2. The resources of the Voluntary Fund shall consist of:

(a) contributions made by States Parties;

(b) contributions, gifts or bequests which may be made by:

(i) other States;

(ii) organizations and programmes of the United Nations system, particularly the United Nations Development Programme, as well as other international organizations;

(iii) public or private bodies or individuals;

(c) any interest due on the resources of the Voluntary Fund;

(d) funds raised through collections, and receipts from events organized for the benefit of the Voluntary Fund;

(e) any other resources authorized by the Voluntary Fund’s regulations, to be drawn up by the Conference of Parties.

3. Contributions into the Voluntary Fund by States Parties shall not be considered to be a replacement for States Parties’ commitment to pay their share of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s annual budget.