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      WO/BC/18/5
      ORIGINAL:
      English
      DATE: February 20, 1998

WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION
GENEVA

BUDGET COMMITTEE

Eighteenth Session
Geneva, March 23 and 24, 1998

AUTOMATION OF THE PCT SYSTEM

Memorandum by the Director General

1. Document A/32/5 contains a proposal for an extrabudgetary project, to be funded by the Special Reserve Fund for Additional Premises and Computerization, for the automation of the PCT system.

2. Any views expressed by the Budget Committee will be transmitted by the Director General to the Assemblies of the Member States with his observations.

3. The Budget Committee is invited to express its views on the contents of the attached document and to recommend to the Assemblies of the Member States that they take the decisions contained in paragraph 25 of the said document.

[See also document A/32/5]


 

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