Information on access to IPSAS standards in the six official United Nations languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish). The IPSAS handbook is available in all six languages. Links to relevant websites provided where they exist.
The International Federation of Accountants provides free access to English, French and Spanish versions of the IPSAS Handbook via this website. There is usually a slight delay between hardcopy availability and electronic availability of IPSAS. For example, the 2009 IPSAS Handbook in English is now available in hardcopy (16 March 2009), but its electronic version is not yet available from this website.
The Arab Society of Certified Accountants (ASCA) has issued the latest Arabic translation of Handbook of International Public Sector Accounting Standards, in two parts for the first time. This is available from ASCA’s website.
This website provides an introduction to International Public Sector Accounting Standards in German, which includes up-to-date information about actual standards, the IPSAS Board's work and arguments for and against IPSAS.