The Global Symposium on Farmers’ Rights will be held in New Delhi, India, from 12 to 15 September 2023.

The Symposium aims to share inspiring stories, innovative approaches, effective policies, best practices, knowledge and experiences, and lesson learned on implementing  Farmers’ Rights, as set out in Article 9 of the International Treaty. It is expected to contribute to the understanding of a range of issues, the challenges and opportunities of implementing Farmers’ Rights by the Contracting Parties and interested stakeholders, including in the use of the Inventory and Options. As requested by the Governing Body through Resolution 7/2022, the Symposium will also assist in gathering ideas for possible future work on Farmers’ Rights as set out in Article 9 of the International Treaty.

The Symposium is open to all Contracting Parties to the International Treaty and interested stakeholders. It will be conducted in English with interpretation into Arabic, French, and Spanish.

Further details on the Programme will be announced on the Treaty’s website