Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO: Sixtieth Series of Meetings

May 7 and 8, 2020

The Sixtieth Series of Meetings of the Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO will take place at the WIPO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Delegates from capitals as well as those based in Geneva are kindly requested to register online by April 23, 2020, and upload their credentials (Note Verbale, official letter or document from a competent authority in a WIPO Member State or Observer Organization).

Online registration is required to obtain the official conference (admission) badge.

Contact us for any questions or comments on the online registration.

DG's Report


Duration of sessions

Daily sessions will run precisely from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.


To contribute positively to an environmentally-friendly meeting and reduce costs, Assemblies documents are posted on the WIPO website for downloading. They are posted in all official languages, as they become available. Documents are available in accessible format for those who are print-disabled.

Hard copies of documents will not be sent in advance unless specifically requested. Delegates are strongly encouraged to come to the meetings with pre-printed copies of documents and/or to use portable computers and devices.


In order to ensure the highest quality of interpretation, interpreters should receive a copy of prepared statements (even in draft form) ahead of their oral delivery.

Prepared statements should be sent as early as possible (at the latest on the morning of their delivery) to Ms. Christina Fertis, Chief Interpreter ( or handed to the WIPO conference staff. The statements will be made available to interpreters prior to delivery, in order to assist them in faithfully transmitting the messages of delegates.