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WIPO Member States Consider 2022/23 Biennium Program of Work and Budget (PR/2021/879)

WIPO Director General Daren Tang presented member states with the vision for the Organization over the coming half-decade, while projecting a healthy near-term financial position and unveiling new efforts to help ensure intellectual property (IP) and WIPO's work help the world recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Joint Release by WHO, WTO and WIPO: Directors General of WHO, WIPO and the WTO Agree on Intensified Cooperation in Support of Access to Medical Technologies Worldwide to Tackle the Covid-19 Pandemic (PR/2021/878)

The Directors General of WHO, WIPO and the WTO, agreed to enhance their support to members battling the pandemic by collaborating on a series of workshops to augment the flow of information on the pandemic and by implementing a joint platform for tripartite technical assistance to member governments relating to their needs for medical technologies. As a result of their meeting on 15 June, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Daren Tang and Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala issued the following statement.

WIPO PROOF Obtains Important Certifications to International Standards (PR/2020/872)

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) today announced that its newest digital business service, WIPO PROOF, has received important “trust service provider” certifications from two international organizations that set global technical standards for their domains.