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World Intellectual Property Organization

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Permanent Observer to the World Intellectual Property Organization and Observer organization to the Steering Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR)

About the World Intellectual Property Organization

The WIPO is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system, which rewards creativity, stimulates innovation and contributes to economic development while safeguarding the public interest.

WIPO was established by the WIPO Convention in 1967 ... to promote the protection of IP throughout the world through cooperation among states and in collaboration with other international organizations