World Intellectual Property Organization

Oversight

The following external and internal bodies oversee and evaluate WIPO's operations and activities.

Independent Advisory Oversight Committee

The WIPO Independent Advisory Oversight Committee (IAOC) assists member states with oversight of WIPO's operations.

External Auditor

The External Auditor reviews WIPO's financial statements and their compliance with financial regulations and rules.

Internal Oversight

The Internal Oversight Division (IOD) carries out audits, evaluations and investigations, and makes recommendations to improve program implementation and operations.

Meetings and documents

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  • Response of the Security Council 1737 Committee concerning WIPO's technical assistance to the Islamic Republic of Iran PDF, Response of the Security Council Committee regarding provision of technical assistance to Iran
  • Response of the Security Council 1718 Committee (DPRK) concerning WIPO's technical assistance to DPRK PDF, Response of the Security Council Committee (DPRK) regarding provision of technical assistance to North Korea
  • Independent External Review Report on WIPO Technical Assistance Program in Countries Subject to UN Sanctions PDF, Independent External Review Report on Technical Assistance Program in Countries Subject to UN Sanctions

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