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GSP Plenary Assembly - Fifth Session

The Fifth Plenary Assembly (PA) of the Global Soil Partnership will take place from 20 to 22 June 2017 at FAO headquarters in Rome. The related document will be posted shortly on this page.

List of documents

ID

Opening of the Session

  

Adoption of the Agenda: for decision

GSPPA_V/2017/1

Work of the Intergovernmental Technical Panel of Soils (ITPS): for information and decision

GSPPA V/2017/2

Report by the chairperson on main activities and outcomes of the work programme 2016-2017
ITPS work programme 2017-2018
Modification of Rules of procedure
Interface with other pertinent bodies and initiatives
        a) Report of the Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon

Progress under the GSP Pillars including the development/execution of implementation plans: for information and decision

GSPPA V/2017/3

Pillar 1: Finalization of its Implementation Plan
        a) Implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines for Sustainable Soil Management
        b) Establishment of the International Network of Black Soils

Pillar 2: Presentation of the Implementation Plan

Pillar 3: Finalization of its Implementation Plan

Pillar 4: Execution of the Implementation Plan
        a) Establishment of the Global Soil Information System:
                - Arrangement to establish the International Network of Soil Information Institutions  
                - Selection of the INSII Chair
                - Selection of the GSP Soil Data Facility
                - Review and Approval of the GSP Data Policy
       b) Preparation of the Global Soil Organic Carbon Map (GSOCMap)

Pillar 5: Presentation of the Implementation Plan

Report on Regional Soil Partnerships: for information and decision

GSPPA V/2017/4

Report on the financial status of GSP, including the Healthy Soils Facility: for information and decision

GSPPA V/2017/5

Report of the Glinka World Soil Prize: for information and decision

GSPPA V/2017/6

Implementation of the World Soil Day and its celebration in 2017: for information and decision

GSPPA V/2017/7

Election of the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson, and appointment of the Rapporteur for the next period: for decision

Date and venue of the next plenary session

Any other matters