New call for investigation into alleged misconduct at WIPO

Last year we reported on calls for official publication of investigations into allegations against the serving director-general of WIPO, Francis Gurry, and disagreement over the firing of a WIPO staff member. Our story followed previous reports on the growing pressure for a full investigation of accusations of improper conduct levelled at Gurry by James Pooley, a deputy director general of the UN body. Our sister title IAM has reported on the latest developments in this dispute and called for an independent investigation into the charges.

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