Agenda of the Forty-Ninth Series of Meetings of the WIPO Assemblies

1. Opening of the Sessions

2. Election of the Officers (A/49/INF/4)

3. Adoption of the Agenda

  • Consolidated and Annotated Agenda (A/49/1)

4. Director General’s Report

5. General Statements

Governing Bodies and Institutional Issues

6. Admission of Observers (A/49/2)

7. Composition of the WIPO Coordination Committee; Election of the Members of the Executive Committees of the Paris and Berne Unions and Designation of the ad hoc members of the WIPO Coordination Committee (A/49/3)

8. Composition of the Program and Budget Committee (WO/GA/40/1)

Program Performance and Financial Review

9. Program Performance Report 2010 (A/49/4) (A/49/16)

10. 2010 Annual Financial Statements (WO/GA/40/12) (WO/GA/40/13) (WO/GA/40/14) (WO/GA/40/16) (A/49/16)

11. Status of the Utilization of Reserves (A/49/6) (A/49/16)

Administrative Policy Proposals

12. Policy on Investments (A/49/14) (A/49/16)

13. Policy on Languages (A/49/15) (A/49/16)

14. Webcasting at WIPO (A/49/8) (A/49/16)

Planning and Budgeting

15. Proposed Program and Budget for the 2012/13 Biennium (A/49/5) (A/49/16)

16. Capital Investment Proposal for Funding of Certain Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Activities (A/49/7)

Progress Reports on Major Projects

17. Progress Report on the Implementation of IT Modules to establish Compliance with the New Financial Regulations and Rules (FRR) and International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) (A/49/9) (A/49/16)

18. Progress Report on the Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in WIPO (A/49/10) (A/49/16)

19. Progress Report on the New Construction Project (A/49/11) (A/49/16)

20. Progress Report on the New Conference Hall Project (A/49/12) (A/49/16)

21. Progress Report on the Project to Upgrade the Safety and Security Standards for the Existing WIPO Buildings (A/49/13) (A/49/16)

22. Strategic Realignment Program (SRP) Update

Audit and Oversight

23. Revision of the Terms of Reference of the WIPO Independent Advisory Oversight Committee (IAOC) (WO/GA/40/2)

24. Selection of External Auditor (WO/GA/40/3)

25. Summary Annual Report of the Director of the Internal Audit and Oversight Division (WO/GA/40/4 Rev.)

26. External Auditor’s Report (WO/GA/40/15) (A/49/16)

Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

27. Istanbul Declaration and Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) for the Decade 2011 – 2020 (A/49/17)

WIPO Committees

28. Report of the Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP) (WO/GA/40/5 Rev.)

  • Review of the Implementation of the Development Agenda Recommendations (WO/GA/40/18)

29. Report on the Work of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) (WO/GA/40/6)

30. Recommendation on Holding of a Diplomatic Conference on the Protection of Audiovisual Performances (WO/GA/40/11)

31. Matters Concerning the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) (WO/GA/40/7)

32. Committee on WIPO Standards (CWS) (WO/GA/40/17)

33. Information Reports on Other WIPO Committees (WO/GA/40/8)

  • Standing Committee on the Law of Patents (SCP);
  • Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (SCT);
  • Advisory Committee on Enforcement (ACE)

Global Intellectual Property Services

34. PCT System (PCT/A/42/1) (PCT/A/42/2) (PCT/A/42/3)

35. Madrid System (MM/A/44/1) (MM/A/44/2) (MM/A/44/3) (MM/A/44/4)

36. Hague System (H/A/30/1) (H/A/30/2)

37. Lisbon System (LI/A/27/1), (LI/A/27/2)

38. WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, including Internet Domain Names (WO/GA/40/9)

Other Assemblies

39. Cooperation under the Agreed Statements by the Diplomatic Conference Regarding the Patent Law Treaty (PLT) (WO/GA/40/10)

40. Singapore Treaty (STLT) Assembly (STLT/A/3/1) (STLT/A/3/2)

Staff Matters

41. Adoption of the Report of the Sixty-Fourth (23rd Extraordinary) Session of the WIPO Coordination Committee (WO/CC/65/3 Rev.)

42. Annual Report on Human Resources (WO/CC/65/1)

43. Appointment of the Director of the Internal Audit and Oversight Division (WO/CC/65/2)

Closing of the Sessions

44. Adoption of the General Report and of the Individual Reports of each Governing Body (A/49/18) (WO/GA/19) (WO/CC/65/4) (H/A/30/3) (MM/A/44/5) (PCT/A/42/4) (PLT/A/9/1) (STLT/A/3/3) (IPC/A/31/1) (LI/A/27/3) (P/A/44/1) (P/EC/50/1) (B/A/38/1) (B/EC/56/1) (BP/A/27/1)  (LO/A/30/1) (N/A/30/1) (VA/A/23/1) (WCT/A/10/1) (WO/CF/3/1) (WPPT/A/10/1)

45. Closing of the Sessions