Opening of the Session
Adoption of the Agenda: for decision
Appointment of the Rapporteur: for decision
Amendment of the Rules of Procedure: for decision
- Replacement of ITPS members due to force majeure
Nomination of Focal Points for the GSP by FAO members: for decision
Work of the Intergovernmental Technical Panel of Soils (ITPS):
- Main activities and outcomes
- Replacement of one member from North America
Report on the financial status of Global Soil Partnership, including establishment
of the Healthy Soils Multipartner Platform: for decision
Programme document : Healthy Soils Facility of the Global Soil Partnership
Endorsement of Plans of Action for the GSP Pillars: for decision
Pillar 1: Promote sustainable management of soil resources.
Pillar 2: Encourage investment, technical cooperation, policy, education awareness
and extension in soils.
Pillar 4: Enhance the quantity and quality of soil data and information.
Pillar 5: Support harmonization of methods, measurements and indicators for sustainable soil management, with a national validation that takes into account the differences of production systems and ecosystems.
Implementation of Plans of Action
Updated World Soil Charter: for decision
Report on the Regional Soil Partnerships : for information and decision
- Approval of Guidelines for Regional Soil
Implementation of the International Year of Soils: for decision
- Presentation and endorsement of the plan of action
Implementation of the World Soil Day and its celebration in 2014 and 2015: for information and decision
Advocacy for inclusion of soils into the Sustainable Development Goals process: for information and decision
Election of the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson for the next period: for decision
Date and venue of the next plenary session
Any other matters