Global Soil Partnership

GSP Plenary Assembly - Tenth 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 Tenth Plenary Assembly of the Global Soil Partnership will be held on 23-25 May 2022 | 12:00 - 15:00 CEST (virtual meeting)


List of documents


Opening of the Session and celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Global Soil Partnership

1. Adoption of the agenda: for decision

GSPPA X/2022/1

2. Implementation of the Recommendations of the GSP Evaluation: for decision

GSPPA X/2022/2

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

  • 3.1. Report by the chairperson on main activities and outcomes of the work programme 2020-2021 and overall term
  • 3.2. ITPS work programme 2022-2023 including the Status of the World's Soil Resources report
  • 3.3. Appointment of the new members of the ITPS

GSPPA X/2022/3

4. Report on the financial status of the GSP:  for information

GSPPA X/2022/4

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

  • 5.1. The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) 2022 and its Communiqué: Food security starts with the soil
  • 5.2. Voluntary Guidelines for Sustainable Soil Management and SOILEX
  • 5.3. International Code of Conduct for the Sustainable Use and Management of Fertilizers
  • 5.4. RECSOIL: Recarbonization of global soils
  • 5.5. Soil Doctors

GSPPA X/2022/5

6. Status about Global Symposia: for information and decision

  • 6.1. Global Symposium on Soils for Nutrition
  • 6.2. Highlights of the implementation of outcome documents of past symposia

      GSPPA X/2022/6

      7. Report on Regional Soil Partnerships: for information and decision

      GSPPA X/2022/7

      8. Progress of the GSP Technical Networks: for information and decision

        • 8.1. International Network of Soil Information institutions (INSII)
        • 8.2. Global Soil Laboratory Network (GLOSOLAN), including the GLOSOLAN initiative on soil spectroscopy (GLOSOLAN-Spec)
        • 8.3. International Network on Fertilizers Assessment (INFA)
        • 8.4. International Network of Black Soils (INBS)
        • 8.5. International Network of Salt Affected Soils (INSAS)
        • 8.6. International Network on Soil Biodiversity (NETSOB) and establishment of the Global Soil Biodiversity Observatory (GLOSOB)
        • 8.7. International Network on Soil Pollution (INSOP)

                  GSPPA X/2022/8

                  9. World Soil Day (theme for 2023), awareness raising on soils and Prizes: for information and decision

                  GSPPA X/2022/9

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

                  11. Date and venue of the next Plenary session

                  12. Any other matters