Motion Amendments at the General Assembly 2021

 

During the General Assembly, our members have the opportunity to discuss, amend and vote on motions which have been submitted by the World Board or member organisations in due time.

Your chance to understand the intent and background of each motions will take place during the motion sessions as listed below. Please note each motion will be presented once only.

Please be aware that Amendments to Motions can only be made through the Forum feature (more information about this feature will be communicated soon)

Please note that there is no time planned for motion amendments or exchange about motions during the GA plenary sessions in September . 


Member Motions Part I

August 25 – 09:00 – 10:30 CEST / 24:00 – 01:30 PDT / 19:00- 20:30 FJT

Note that the motions presented in this session are different from the motions presented in the Member Motions Part II session!

What to expect? The members who submitted motions will present them. As a member, this is your opportunity to understand the intent and background of each motion as well as learn how to propose amendments. Motion amendments can be presented through the Forum feature.

Please note that there is no time planned for motion amendments and debate at the plenary session in September.

Please note: The full motion text is available to read in the Organics In Action publication.

M 61 Hydroponic Production not in line with Organic Principles
Submitted by Soil Association, UK

M 62 Organic Leadership on Deforestation 
Submitted by Soil Association, UK

Motion Video Presentation

M 63 Promote no-till farming Techniques for Sustainable Organic Farming
Submitted by Organic Shizukuishi, Japan

Motion Video Presentation 

M 64 Promote Organic 3.0 through PGS
Submitted by Organic Shizukuishi, Japan

Motion Video Presentation

M 65 Biodiversity Awareness Towards Agriculture
Submitted by Organic Shizukuishi, Japan

Motion Video Presentation

M 66 Improve Global Organic Data Availability
Submitted by Organic Shizukuishi, Japan

Motion Video Presentation

M 67 IFOAM Regional Bodies (RB) strengthen and support the Organic Farmers Organisations in their Regions
Submitted by The Organic Farming Association of India (OFAI)

M 68 Add Gender Equality and Social Inclusion to the Principle of Fairness
Submitted by POETCom, Pacific Islands

Motion Video Presentation

M 69 Agroecology Criteria in IFOAM Best Practice Guidelines
Submitted by PoetCom, Pacific Island

Motion Video Presentation


Member Motions Part II

August 25 – 17:00 – 18:30 CEST / 8:00 – 9:30 PDT / 3:00- 4:30 FJT

Note that the motions presented in this session are different from the motions presented in Member Motions Part I session! 

What to expect? The members who submitted motions will present them. As a member, this is your opportunity to understand the intent and background of each motion as well as learn how to propose amendments. Motion amendments can be presented through the Forum feature.. 

Please note that there is no time planned for motion amendments and debate at the plenary session in September.

Please note: The full motion text is available to read in the Organics In Action publication.

M 70 To Expand the Current Scope of the COROS
Submitted by Qualitätsgemeinschaft Bio-Mineralwasser e.V., Germany (Organic Mineral Water Quality Association)

Motion Video Presentation

M 71 Build Partnerships with the Health Sector
Submitted by Ecowellness Group, Austria

M 72 To Develop a Social Justice Position
Submitted by FNAB, France

M 73 To Encourage SoS to Conduct Consultations on Social Justice
Submitted by FNAB, France

M 74 Social Justice in Organic Standards
Submitted by Global Organic Textile Standard gemeinnützige GmbH, GOTS, Germany

Motion Video Presentation

M 75 Mapping of Benchmark Programs to measure Best Practices & Sustainability Impact
Submitted by HUMUS Social Network for Italian Organic Agriculture, Italy

M 76 Revise Voting Rights for Group Membership
Submitted by Sano y Salvo, Nicaragua

M 77 Fair Participation in Regional Bodies (RBs)
Submitted by Sano y Salvo, Nicaragua

 

World Board Motions and Strategic Outlook

August 26 – 14:00 – 15:30 CEST / 5:00 – 6:30 PDT / 24:00- 1:30 FJT

What to expect? The current World Board members will present their motions. We aim at engaging the members in the strategic development of our network. As a member, this is your opportunity to debate and propose amendments to the original motion. Motion amendments can also be presented through the pinboard feature.

There is no time planned for motion amendments and debate at the plenary session in September.

Please note: The full motion text is available to read in the Organics In Action publication.

W 51 Empowerment and inclusion of Youth in the IFOAM Network and the Organic Movement

W 52 50 years IFOAM – Organics International

W 53 Terms of Reference for the Internal Audit   

W 54 Motion on OWC Consortium Participation

W 55 Motion on One Membership

W 56 Motion on Decentralized Membership Fee Setting - changes in policy 9

W 57 Motion on Terms of Reference (ToR) for the World Board of IFOAM - Organics International

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