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GSP Plenary Assembly - Eleventh Session

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 Eleventh Plenary Assembly of the Global Soil Partnership will be held on 12-14 July 2023 | 09:00 - 12:00  and 14:00 to 17:00 CEST (Plenary hall at FAO headquarters and on zoom for those connecting remotely).

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List of documents


Adoption of the Agenda: for decision 


Status on the Implementation of the Global Soil Partnership (GSP) Action Framework (including the monitoring and soil health index): for decision


Implications of the establishment of a Sub-committee on soils under FAO’s Committee on Agriculture (COAG) and maintaining the GSP in its current structure: for decision


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

  • Report by the chairperson on main activities and outcomes of the work programme 2022-2023
  • ITPS work programme 2023-2024
  • Preparation of the Second edition of the Status of the World’s Soil Resources



Report on the financial status of the GSP: for information


Report on normative tools and actions on sustainable soil management: for information and decision

  • Compliance to the Voluntary Guidelines for Sustainable Soil Management (SSM) including the SSM Protocol
  • Response to the Fertilizer Crisis via the International Code of Conduct for the Sustainable Use and Management of Fertilizers
  • RECSOIL: recarbonization of global soils
  • Soil Doctors



Status on the organization of Global Symposia: for information and decision

  • Report on the Global Symposium on Soils for Nutrition 2022
  • Preparations for the Global Symposium on Soils and Water 2023
  • Preparations for the Global Symposium on Soil Data and Information 2024
  • Preparations for the Global Symposium on Soil Sealing and Urban Soils 2025



Soil Partners’ Day 

The Soil Partners' Day will give a voice to all GSP partners through a number of selected side events. GSP partners will share their work, valuable expertise, experiences and innovative ideas and projects on soil conservation, restoration, protection and sustainable management.



Report on Regional Soil Partnerships: for information and decision

GSPPA: XI/2023/8

Progress of the GSP Technical Networks: for information and decision 

  • International Network of Soil Information institutions (INSII)
  • Global Soil Laboratory Network (GLOSOLAN) and its initiative on soil spectroscopy (GLOSOLAN-Spec)
  • International Network of Black Soils (INBS)
  • International Network of Salt Affected Soils (INSAS)
  • International Network on Fertilizer Analysis (INFA)
  • International Network on Soil Biodiversity (NETSOB)
  • International Network on Soil Pollution (INSOP)


GSPPA: XI/2023/9

World Soil Day report 2022, preparations for 2023 and theme for 2024, awareness raising on soils and prizes: for information and decision


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