WIPO Academy Annual Report (20th Anniversary Edition)

April 30, 2018

The WIPO Academy has just published its annual "Year in Review".  This 2017 edition, entitled "Celebrating 20 Years of IP Education and Training", focuses on the Academy's 20th anniversary, highlighting the major milestones reached since its establishment in 1998.

Course participation

The Academy’s participation rates show a continuing increase. In 2017, 66,510 individuals from 193 countries took part in training courses.

Number of course participants, 2013 to 2017

Graph showing the number of course participants in 2013 (41,635), 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 (66,510)

Gender parity

The Academy is proud of its consistent record on gender parity, continuing to report an overall gender balance amongst course participants and across courses.

Participants by gender

Graph showing that in 2017, 52% of WIPO Academy students were female (34,546 participants)
Graph showing that in 2017, 48% of WIPO Academy students were male (31,964 participants)

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