Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO

Fifty-Seventh Series of Meetings

October 2 to 11, 2017


Opening of the Sessions

1.  Opening of the Sessions (A/57/INF/1)

2.  Election of Officers

3.  Adoption of the Agenda (A/57/1 Prov.2)

4.  Report of the Director General to the WIPO Assemblies

5.  General Statements

Governing Bodies and Institutional Issues

6.  Admission of Observers

7. Approval of Agreements

8. Composition of the WIPO Coordination Committee, and of the Executive Committees of the Paris and Berne Unions

9. Composition of the Program and Budget Committee (WO/GA/49/1)

Program, Budget and Oversight Matters

10.  Reports on Audit and Oversight Matters

  • Report by the Independent Advisory Oversight Committee (IAOC)
  • Report by the External Auditor
  • Report by the Director of the Internal Oversight Division (IOD)

11. Appointment of the External Auditor

12. Report on the Program and Budget Committee

WIPO Committees and International Normative Framework

13.  Report on the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR)

14.  Report on the Standing Committee on the Law of Patents (SCP)

15.  Report on the Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (SCT) (WO/GA/49/7)

16.  Matters Concerning the Convening of a Diplomatic Conference for the Adoption of a Design Law Treaty (DLT) (WO/GA/49/8)

17.  Report on the Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP) and Review of the Implementation of the Development Agenda Recommendations (WO/GA/49/9) (WO/GA/49/10)

18.  Report on the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC)

19.  Report on the Committee on WIPO Standards (CWS)

20. Report on the Advisory Committee on Enforcement (ACE)

Global Intellectual Property Services

21.  PCT System (PCT/A/49/1) (PCT/A/49/4)

22.  Madrid System (MM/A/51/1)

23.  Lisbon System (LI/A/34/1) (LI/A/34/3)

24. WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, including Domain Names

Other Assemblies and Treaties

25. Patent Law Treaty (PLT) (WO/GA/49/15)

26. Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks (STLT) (STLT/A/10/1)

27. Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled (MVT)

Staff Matters

28. Reports on Staff Matters

  •  Report on Human Resources
  •  Report by the Ethics Office

29. Amendments to Staff Regulations and Rules

Closing of the Sessions

30. Adoption of the Summary Report

31. Closing of the Sessions

Other related documents

  • Special Rules of Procedure of the Governing Bodies of WIPO and of the Unions Administered by WIPO (A/57/INF/6)