International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

Eighth Session of the Governing Body

11/11/2019 to 16/11/2019

Italy (Rome)

The Governing Body is convened under the provisions of Article 19 of the Treaty and is open to all Contracting Parties to the International Treaty and to observers. The Session will be preceded by two days of regional and inter-regional consultations and other related events on 9 and 10 November.

Additional information on the Session can be obtained in http://www.fao.org/plant-treaty/eighth-governing-body/en/

Working Documents

» IT/GB-8/19/01
Provisional Agenda
» IT/GB-8/19/01.2 Rev.1
Annotated Provisional Agenda and Timetable
» IT/GB-8/19/01.3
List of Observers
» IT/GB-8/19/05
Report of the Chair
» IT/GB-8/19/06
Report of the Secretary
» IT/GB-8/19/06.2
Draft Framework for a Capacity Development Strategy for the International Treaty Towards a Programmatic Approach
» IT/GB-8/19/07
Celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the International Treaty
» IT/GB-8/19/08.1 Rev.1
Report on the Implementation and Operations of the Multilateral System
» IT/GB-8/19/08.1/2
Report on the Operations of the Third Party Beneficiary
» IT/GB-8/19/08.2 Rev.1
Report of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group to Enhance the Functioning of the Multilateral System
» IT/GB-8/19/08.3
Proposal from the Government of Switzerland for an Amendment of the International Treaty
» IT/GB-8/19/09.1
Report on the Implementation of the Funding Strategy
» IT/GB-8/19/09.2
Report of the Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on the Funding Strategy and Resource Mobilization
» IT/GB-8/19/10
Report on the Implementation of the Global Information System
» IT/GB-8/19/11
Report on Conservation and Sustainable Use of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
» IT/GB-8/19/12 Rev.1
Report on the Implementation of Farmers' Rights
» IT/GB-8/19/12.2
Report of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Farmers' Rights to the Eighth Session of the Governing Body
» IT/GB-8/19/13
Report of the Compliance Committee
» IT/GB-8/19/14
Report from FAO on its Contribution to the Implementation of the International Treaty
» IT/GB-8/19/15.1
Cooperation with the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
» IT/GB-8/19/15.2
Cooperation with the Global Crop Diversity Trust
» IT/GB-8/19/15.2/2
Report of the Global Crop Diversity Trust
» IT/GB-8/19/15.3
Report on Cooperation with the Convention on Biological Diversity
» IT/GB-8/19/15.4/1
Report on Cooperation with Other International Bodies and Organizations
» IT/GB-8/19/15.4/2
Reports from Institutions that have Concluded Agreements with the Governing Body under Article 15 of the International Treaty
» IT/GB-8/19/15.4/2 Add.1
Reports from Institutions that have Concluded Agreements with the Governing Body under Article 15 of the International Treaty
» IT/GB-8/19/15.4/4
Report of Norway on the Management and Operations of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault
» IT/GB-8/19/16
Draft Multi-Year Programme of Work
» IT/GB-8/19/17
Draft Work Programme and Budget for the 2020-2021 Biennium
» IT/GB-8/19/17 Add.1
Draft Work Programme and Budget for the 2020-2021 Biennium: Donor-supported activities under the Special Fund for Agreed Purposes
» IT/GB-8/19/17.2
Implementation Report of the Work Programme for the 2018–2019 Biennium
» IT/GB-8/19/17.2 Add.1 Rev.1
Financial Report of the Work Programme and Budget for the 2018-2019 Biennium

Information Documents

» IT/GB-8/19/01/Inf.1
List of Documents
» IT/GB-8/19/01/Inf.2 Rev.1
Information Note for Participants
» IT/GB-8/19/01/Inf.3
Statement of Competence and Voting Rights Submitted by the European Union (EU) and its Member States
» IT/GB-8/19/08/Inf.2
Report by the CGIAR System on the Status of Implementation of the CGIAR Principles on the Management of Intellectual Assets that Relate to Germplasm under the Framework of the International Treaty
» IT/GB-8/19/09.1/Inf.1 Add.1
Report of the Results Oriented Monitoring Missions undertaken on behalf of European Union for the Third Call for Proposals of the Benefit-sharing Fund
» IT/GB-8/19/09.1/Inf.1 Rev.1
The Benefit-sharing Fund: 2018-2019 Report
» IT/GB-8/19/09.2/Inf.1
Reports of the Tenth and Eleventh Meetings of the Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on the Funding Strategy and Resource Mobilization
» IT/GB-8/19/10/Inf.1
Report of the third meeting of the Scientific Advisory Committee on the Global Information System of Article 17 of the International Treaty
» IT/GB-8/19/10/Inf.2
Report of the DivSeek Initiative
» IT/GB-8/19/10/Inf.3
Submissions from the CGIAR Genebank Platform and the European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources (ECPGR) on the relevance of Digital Object Identifiers for Digital Sequence Information
» IT/GB-8/19/11/Inf.1
Report of the Ad Hoc Technical Committee on Sustainable Use of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
» IT/GB-8/19/12/Inf.1
Draft Inventory of national measures, best practices and lessons learned from the realization of Farmers’ Rights, as set out in Article 9 of the International Treaty
» IT/GB-8/19/12/Inf.2
Report of the first meeting of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Farmers' Rights
» IT/GB-8/19/12/Inf.3
Report of the second meeting of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Farmers' Rights
» IT/GB-8/19/15.1/Inf.1
Report from the Secretariat of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, including on FAO activities related to the supporting components of the International Treaty
» IT/GB-8/19/15.3/Inf.1
Report from the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity on Cooperation with the International Treaty
» IT/GB-8/19/15.3/Inf.2
Revised Memorandum of Cooperation and Joint Initiative between the Secretariats of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the International Treaty
» IT/GB-8/19/16.1/Inf.1
Compilation of information on “digital sequence information” with respect to plant genetic resources for food and agriculture
» IT/GB-8/19/16.1/Inf.1 Add.1
Compilation of information on “digital sequence information” with respect to plant genetic resources for food and agriculture
» IT/GB-8/19/16.2/Inf.1
Reference Note on Subsidiary Bodies and Intersessional Processes

Other Documents

» IT/GB-8/19/Circ.1
Submission by the Government of Belgium concerning a Global Cryo Backup Facility

Report

» IT/GB-8/19/Report
Report of the Eighth Session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
» LoP
List of Participants

Resolutions

Resolution 01/2019 - Celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Resolution 02/2019 - Implementation and Operation of the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-sharing
Resolution 03/2019 - Implementation of the Updated Funding Strategy of the International Treaty 2020–2025
Resolution 04/2019 - Implementation of the Global Information System
Resolution 05/2019 - Implementation of Articles 5 and 6, Conservation and Sustainable Use of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Resolution 06/2019 - Implementation of Article 9, Farmers’ Rights
Resolution 07/2019 - Compliance
Resolution 08/2019 - Contribution of FAO to the Implementation of the International Treaty
Resolution 09/2019 - Cooperation with the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Resolution 10/2019 - Policy Guidance to the Global Crop Diversity Trust
Resolution 11/2019 - Cooperation with the Convention on Biological Diversity
Resolution 12/2019 - Cooperation with Other International Bodies and Organizations
Resolution 13/2019 - Multi-Year Programme of Work for the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Resolution 14/2019 - Work Programme and Budget 2020–2021

Invitations and Notifications

» NCP GB8-26 – GB8 Invitation
Eighth Session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty - Announcement of Dates and Venue

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