The Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS) was established at the first Plenary Assembly of the Global Soil Partnership (GSP) in 2013. The ITPS is composed of 27 top soil experts representing all the regions of the world. The main function of the ITPS is to provide scientific and technical advice and guidance on global soil issues to the GSP primarily, and to specific requests submitted by global or regional institutions.
The ITPS will hold its tenth working session during the Global Symposium on Soil Pollution. The Global Symposium is taking place from 13-17 May 2019.
dates: 15-17 May 2019
venue: FAO Headquarters
location: Rome, Lazio, Italy