Agenda of the Fifty-Fourth Series of Meetings of the WIPO Assemblies

September 22 to 30, 2014


1. Opening of the Sessions

2. Election of the Officers (A/54/INF/4)

3. Adoption of the Agenda

  • Consolidated and Annotated Agenda (A/54/1)

4. Director General's Report PDF, Report of the Director General

5. General Statements

Governing Bodies and Institutional Issues

6. Admission of Observers (A/54/2)

7. Appointment of Deputy Directors General and Assistant Directors General (WO/CC/70/2)

8. Draft Agendas for the 2015 Ordinary sessions of the WIPO General Assembly, the WIPO Conference, the Paris Union Assembly and the Berne Union Assembly (A/54/3 Rev.)

Audit and Oversight

9. Report by the WIPO Independent Advisory Oversight Committee (IAOC) (WO/GA/46/1) (A/54/5)

10. Report by the External Auditor (A/54/4) (A/54/5)

11. Summary Annual Report of the Director of the Internal Audit and Oversight Division (WO/GA/46/2) (A/54/5)

Program and Budget Matters

12. Report on the Program and Budget Committee (A/54/6 Rev.2)  (A/54/7) (A/54/8) (A/54/9)  (A/54/10) (A/54/11) (A/54/12) (WO/GA/46/11) (A/54/5)

WIPO Committees and International Normative Framework

13. Report of the Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP) and Review of the Implementation of the Development Agenda Recommendations (WO/GA/46/3) (WO/GA/46/4) (WO/GA/46/10)

14. Consideration of the Convening of a Diplomatic Conference for the Adoption of a Design Law Treaty (DLT) (WO/GA/46/9)

15. Matters relating to the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) (WO/GA/46/5)

16. Matters Concerning the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) (WO/GA/46/6)

17. Reports on other WIPO Committees (WO/GA/46/7 Rev.)

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

Global Intellectual Property Services

18. PCT System1 (PCT/46/1) (PCT/46/2) (PCT/46/3) (PCT/46/4) (PCT/46/5)

19. Madrid System (MM/A/48/1) (MM/A/48/2) (MM/A/48/3)

20. Hague System (H/A/34/1) (H/A/34/2)

21. The WIPO Coordination Committee to Provide Advice to the Lisbon Union Assembly Regarding the Convening of a Diplomatic Conference for the Adoption of a Revised Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications in 2015  (WO/CC/70/4)

22. Lisbon System (LI/A/31/1) (LI/A/31/2)

23. WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, including Domain Names (WO/GA/46/8)

Staff Matters

24. Annual Report on Human Resources (WO/CC/70/1) (A/54/5)

25. Staff Regulations and Rules:  Amendments to Staff Regulations for Approval;  Notification of Amendments to Staff Rules  (WO/CC/70/3)

Closing of the Sessions

26. Adoption of the General Report and of the Individual Reports of each Governing Body (A/54/13) (WO/GA/46/12) (WO/CC/70/5) (PCT/A/46/6) (MM/A/48/4) (H/A/34/3) (LI/A/31/3) (B/EC/60/1) (P/EC/54/1)

27. Closing of the Sessions

Related document

  • Information and Communication Technology Strategy of WIPO (A/54/INF/5)
  1. The 27th session of the PCT Committee for Technical Cooperation will be held prior to this agenda item (PCT/CTC/27)