Opening of the Sessions

1. Opening of the Sessions (A/59/INF/1 Rev.)

2. Adoption of the Agenda  (A/59/1 Prov.3) (A/59/2 Prov.4)

3. Election of Officers

4. Report of the Director General to the Assemblies of WIPO

5. General Statements

Governing Bodies and Institutional Issues

6. Admission of Observers (A/59/3 Rev.)

7. Approval of Agreements (WO/CC/76/3 Rev.)

8. Appointment of the Director General in 2020 (A/59/4)

9. Composition of the WIPO Coordination Committee, and of the Executive Committees of the Paris and Berne Unions (A/59/5)

10. Composition of the Program and Budget Committee (WO/GA/51/1)

Program, Budget and Oversight Matters

11. Reports on Audit and Oversight

    1. Report by the Independent Advisory Oversight Committee (IAOC) (WO/GA/51/2) (A/59/7)
    2. Report by the External Auditor (A/59/6) (A/59/7)
    3. Report by the Director of the Internal Oversight Division (IOD) (WO/GA/51/3) (A/59/7)

12. Opening of New WIPO External Offices (WO/GA/51/4)

13. Report on the Program and Budget Committee (PBC) (A/59/7) (A/59/8) (A/59/INF/3) (A/59/10) (A/59/INF/6) (A/59/11)

14. Records of WIPO Meetings (A/59/9)

WIPO Committees and International Normative Framework

15. Report on the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) (WO/GA/51/5 Rev.)

16. Report on the Standing Committee on the Law of Patents (SCP) (WO/GA/51/6)

17. Report on the Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (SCT) (WO/GA/51/7)

18. Matters Concerning the Convening of a Diplomatic Conference for the Adoption of a Design Law Treaty (DLT) (WO/GA/51/8)

19. Report on the Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP) and Review of the Implementation of the Development Agenda Recommendations (WO/GA/51/9) (WO/GA/51/10) (WO/GA/51/11)

20. Report on the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) (WO/GA/51/12)

21. Report on the Committee on WIPO Standards (CWS) (WO/GA/51/13)

22. Report on the Advisory Committee on Enforcement (ACE) (WO/GA/51/14)

Global Intellectual Property Services

23. PCT System (PCT/A/51/1) (PCT/A/51/2) (PCT/A/51/3)

24. Madrid System (MM/A/53/1) (MM/A/53/2)

25. Lisbon System (LI/A/36/1)

26. WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, including Domain Names (WO/GA/51/15)

Other Assemblies and Treaties

27. Patent Law Treaty (PLT) (WO/GA/51/16)

28. Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks (STLT) (STLT/A/12/1)

29. Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled (MVT) (MVT/A/4/1)

Staff Matters

30. Reports on Staff Matters

    1. Report on Human Resources (WO/CC/76/INF/1) (WO/CC/76/2)
    2. Report by the Ethics Office (WO/CC/76/INF/2)

31. Amendments to Staff Regulations and Rules (WO/CC/76/1)

Closing of the Sessions

32. Adoption of the Report

33. Closing of the Sessions

Other related documents

  • Status of the Payment of Contributions (A/59/INF/4)
  • Status of the Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances (A/59/INF/5)
  • Report on the Accessible Books Consortium (MVT/A/4/INF/1)