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Article Comparison - International Convention against Doping in Sport

Article 30
Functions of the Conference of Parties

1. Besides those set forth in other provisions of this Convention, the functions of the Conference of Parties shall be to:

(a) promote the purpose of this Convention;

(b) discuss the relationship with the World Anti-Doping Agency and study the mechanisms of funding of the Agency’s annual core budget. States non-Parties may be invited to the discussion;

(c) adopt a plan for the use of the resources of the Voluntary Fund, in accordance with Article 18;

(d) examine the reports submitted by States Parties in accordance with Article 31;

(e) examine, on an ongoing basis, the monitoring of compliance with this Convention in response to the development of anti-doping systems, in accordance with Article 31. Any monitoring mechanism or measure that goes beyond Article 31 shall be funded through the Voluntary Fund established under Article 17;

(f) examine draft amendments to this Convention for adoption;

(g) examine for approval, in accordance with Article 34 of the Convention, modifications to the Prohibited List and to the Standards for Granting Therapeutic Use Exemptions adopted by the World Anti-Doping Agency;

(h) define and implement cooperation between States Parties and the World Anti-Doping Agency within the framework of this Convention;

(i) request a report from the World Anti-Doping Agency on the implementation of the Code to each of its sessions for examination.

2. The Conference of Parties, in fulfilling its functions, may cooperate with other intergovernmental bodies.