The Internal Oversight Division (IOD) is an independent internal oversight body. It supports the Director General in his management responsibilities and assists program managers in attaining WIPO’s objectives. The work of the IOD is governed by the Internal Oversight Charter approved by the WIPO General Assembly. Its reports are published on this website in accordance with the Charter and the Report Publication Policy .
Important – Internal audit and evaluation reports, as well as Management Implication Reports resulting from investigations, are published on the WIPO website within 30 days of their issuance. If required (to protect security, safety or privacy) the Director of IOD may, at his/her discretion, withhold a report in its entirety or redact parts of it.