Congress sets sights on WIPO over whistleblower allegations
In a hearing held yesterday afternoon by several sub-committees of the US Congress, a series of allegations about WIPO accountability and the mistreatment of staff and whistleblowers by Director General Francis Gurry were dramatically laid bare. At the heart of the discussion is a still-unpublished United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) report into accusations levelled at Gurry.
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