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Photo by Ville Oksanen. Figure 5. Back rows of WIPO’s main plenary room in Geneva. Photo by Ville Oksanen. , the session’s chair suspends the meeting, and regional group coordinators announce the time and venue for internal consultation the next morning. While WIPO meetings almost never start on time, they seldom end late: it is a concession to the Genevan union of interpreters. The day ends with a reception in WIPO’s main foyer, where hors d'oeuvres, wine, whisky and soft drinks are served. The mood is relaxed and delegates talk informally.
In situations where actors hold divergent views on a matter, contestation is as central to talk as understanding. Language is used to pursue one’s interests and accomplish objectives. The descriptive quality of language is at times superceded by its pragmatic quality, and this is especially the case in international negotiations. It is important for a study on such negotiations to consider that terms are ambiguous, based on diverging perspectives, and used strategically. By mapping the various uses of key terms, one can arrive at a more contextualized analysis, which is helpful in analyzing contingent terminology.
That may be characterized by factors such as the appropriateness or felicity of an utterance, the communicative competence to use and interpret utterances, or the exploitation of communicative forms for specific functions. It can also involve the use of honorifics to signal differences in social status or the existence of conversational implicature 19 that communicates a second pragmatic message. More generally, pragmatics deals with the different functions speech can have (Jakobson 1960) in the various contexts of its use.