Head of WIPO to step down early...

An AFP article includes:

Kamal Idris, head of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), has decided to bring forward by one year the process of nominating and appointing a new director general, spokeswoman Samar Shamoon told AFP.

Idris, a Sudanese national who has headed the UN's only revenue-earning agency for ten years, has been under intense pressure over claims he misrepresented his age when joining the organisation.