With regard to the article by Mr. Sylvian Besson published in “Le Temps” on the 7th of October 2018 over the situation in the International Civil Defense Organization (ICDO), the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva would like to state the following.
The Fifty-Eighth Series of Meetings of the Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO is taken place at the WIPO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland (September 24 to October 2, 2018). The Assembly will determine the directions for further development of the intellectual property (IP) sphere. The agenda of the meetings includes discussion of the entire spectrum of IP issues: patent law, copyright and related rights, trademarks and industrial designs, geographical indications, appellations of origin and others.
Unprecedented in scale and number of participants, the Second Eurasian Women's Forum concluded in Saint Petersburg. The adopted Outcome Document outlined the most acute problems faced by women and suggested solutions. For example, the use of modern technologies to improve the quality of medical care, educational programs, as well as support for women's entrepreneurship. In addition, the resolution calls on the international community and governments to ensure through legislation the empowerment of women. The full text of the Outcome Document is available here: http://eawf.ru/en2018/about/docs/proekt2018/