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Sixth Session of the GSP Plenary Assembly


According to the Status of World Soil Resources report, approximately 33% of global soils are degraded, 14% of which are located in Latin America and the Caribbean affecting 150 million people. 


The Global Soil Partnership Plenary Assembly (PA) constitutes the main venue where all GSP partners come together to make important decisions about the global soil agenda. The 6th PA of the Global Soil Partnership will take place at FAO headquarters in Rome from 11 to 13 June 2018.


Co-organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and its Global Soil Partnership (GSP) and Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS), UN Environment, the Secretariats of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions (BRS Conventions Secretariat), and the World Health Organization (WHO), the Global Symposium on Soil Pollution (GSOP18) convened from 2-4 May 2018 at the FAO headquarters, in Rome, Italy. The Symposium brought together more than 500 participants from 100 countries, comprising a wide array of stakeholders, including scientists and policy makers.


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