The External Relations Division is responsible for ensuring enhanced and more effective engagement of WIPO with the external community, and building partnerships to support the use of IP for development.
Our activities include:
- Strengthening WIPO’s relations with the UN and other key IGO partners and providing assistance and contributions to various UN processes;
- Enhancing WIPO’s relations with non-governmental stakeholders and industry groups to promote effective two-way communication;
- Developing partnerships with donors, development agencies and the private sector to support the use of IP for development.