Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO

Fifty-Eighth Series of Meetings


  • List of Documents PDF, Director General's Report
  • List of Participants PDF, Director General's Report
  • 2018 - List of Decisions PDF, Director General's Report

September 24 to October 2, 2018


Opening of the Sessions

1. Opening of the Sessions (A/58/INF/1 Rev.)

2. Adoption of the Agenda (A/58/1) (A/58/2)

3. Election of Officers (A/58/INF/2)

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/58/3 Rev.) (A/58/8)

7. Approval of Agreements (WO/CC/75/1)

8. Draft Agendas for 2019 Ordinary Sessions (A/58/4)

9. Composition of the WIPO Coordination Committee, and of the Executive Committees of the Paris and Berne Unions (A/58/7) (A/58/9 Rev.)

10. Composition of the Program and Budget Committee (WO/GA/50/12) (WO/GA/50/14)

Program, Budget and Oversight Matters

11. Reports on Audit and Oversight

  • Report by the Independent Advisory Oversight Committee (IAOC) (WO/GA/50/1) (A/58/6)
  • Report by the External Auditor (A/58/5) (A/58/6)
  • Report by the Director of the Internal Oversight Division (IOD) (WO/GA/50/2) (A/58/6)

12. Report on the Program and Budget Committee (A/58/6)

13. Opening of New WIPO External Offices (WO/GA/50/11)

WIPO Committees and International Normative Framework

14. Report on the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) (WO/GA/50/3)

15. Report on the Standing Committee on the Law of Patents (SCP) (WO/GA/50/4)

16. Report on the Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (SCT) (WO/GA/50/5)

17. Matters Concerning the Convening of a Diplomatic Conference for the Adoption of a Design Law Treaty (DLT) (WO/GA/50/6)

18. Report on the Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP) and Review of the Implementation of the Development Agenda Recommendations (WO/GA/50/7) (WO/GA/50/13)

19. Report on the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) (WO/GA/50/8)

20. Report on the Advisory Committee on Enforcement (ACE) (WO/GA/50/9)

Global Intellectual Property Services

21. PCT System (PCT/A/50/1) (PCT/A/50/2) (PCT/A/50/3) (PCT/A/50/4)

22. Madrid System (MM/A/52/1) (MM/A/52/2)

23. Hague System (H/A/38/1)

24. Lisbon System (LI/A/35/1) (LI/A/35/2)

25. WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, including Domain Names (WO/GA/50/10)

Other Assemblies and Treaties

26. Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled (MVT) (MVT/A/3/1 Rev.)

Staff Matters

27. Reports on Staff Matters

28. Amendments to Staff Regulations and Rules (WO/CC/75/2)

Closing of the Sessions

29. Adoption of the Summary Report (A/58/11) (WO/GA/50/15) (WO/CC/75/3) (P/EC/58/1) (B/EC/64/1) (MM/A/52/3) (H/A/38/2) (LI/A/35/3) (PCT/A/50/5) (MVT/A/3/2)

30. Closing of the Sessions 

Other related documents

  • Status of Accessions to Treaties Administered by WIPO, and Constitutional Reform Matters (A/58/INF/4)
  • Status of the Payment of Contributions and Working Capital Funds as at August 31, 2018 (A/58/INF/5)
  • Status of the Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances (A/58/INF/6 Rev.)
  • Report on the Accessible Books Consortium (MVT/A/3/INF/1 Rev.)