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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 Rev.)

2. Election of Officers (A/57/INF/3)

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

4. Report of the Director General to the Assemblies of WIPO (Address) (Report) PDF, Director General's Report

5. General Statements (Statements)

Governing Bodies and Institutional Issues

6. Admission of Observers (A/57/2)

7. Approval of Agreements (WO/CC/74/1) (WO/CC/74/1 Add.) (WO/CC/74/1 Add.2)

8. Composition of the WIPO Coordination Committee, and of the Executive Committees of the Paris and Berne Unions (A/57/3)

9. Composition of the Program and Budget Committee (WO/GA/49/1) (WO/GA/49/20) (WO/GA/49/20 Corr.)

Program, Budget and Oversight Matters

10. Reports on Audit and Oversight

  • Report by the Independent Advisory Oversight Committee (IAOC) (WO/GA/49/2) (A/57/5)
  • Report by the External Auditor (A/57/4) (A/57/5)
  • Report by the Director of the Internal Oversight Division (IOD) (WO/GA/49/3) (A/57/5)

11. Appointment of the External Auditor (WO/GA/49/4)

12. Report on the Program and Budget Committee (A/57/5) (A/57/6) (A/57/7) (A/57/8) (A/57/9) (A/57/10)

WIPO Committees and International Normative Framework

13. Report on the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) (WO/GA/49/5)

14. Report on the Standing Committee on the Law of Patents (SCP) (WO/GA/49/6)

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) (WO/GA/49/16)

18. Report on the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) (WO/GA/49/11) (WO/GA/49/17) (WO/GA/49/18) (WO/GA/49/18 Add.) (WO/GA/49/19)

19. Report on the Committee on WIPO Standards (CWS) (WO/GA/49/12)

20. Report on the Advisory Committee on Enforcement (ACE) (WO/GA/49/13)

Global Intellectual Property Services

21. PCT System (PCT/A/49/1) (PCT/A/49/2) (PCT/A/49/2 Corr.) (PCT/A/49/3) (PCT/A/49/4)

22. Madrid System (MM/A/51/1)

23. Lisbon System (LI/A/34/1) (LI/A/34/2) (LI/A/34/3)

24. WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, including Domain Names (WO/GA/49/14)

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) (MVT/A/2/1 Rev.)

Staff Matters

28. Reports on Staff Matters

29. Amendments to Staff Regulations and Rules (WO/CC/74/4) (WO/CC/74/4 Add.) (WO/CC/74/7) (WO/CC/74/7 Corr.)

Closing of the Sessions

30. Adoption of the Summary Report (A/57/12) (WO/GA/49/21) (WO/CF/38/1) (WO/CC/74/8) (P/A/52/1) (P/EC/57/1) (B/A/46/1) (B/EC/63/1) (MM/A/51/2) (H/A/37/1) (N/A/37/1) (LI/A/34/4) (LO/A/37/1) (IPC/A/38/1) (PCT/A/49/5) (BP/A/34/1) (VA/A/30/1) (WCT/A/17/1) (WPPT/A/17/1) (PLT/A/16/1) (STLT/10/2) (MVT/A/2/2)

31. Closing of the Sessions

Other related documents

  • Status of the Payment of Contributions as at September 1, 2017 (A/57/INF/5)
  • Special Rules of Procedure of the Governing Bodies of WIPO and of the Unions Administered by WIPO (A/57/INF/6)
  • Status of the Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances (A/57/INF/7 Rev.)
  • Report on the Accessible Books Consortium (MVT/A/2/INF/1 Rev.)
  • Program and Budget Committee: Twenty-Seventh Session (WO/PBC/27)