Join our PGS Committee

Our Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) Committee is looking for new members for its new three-year term. Read the information below and find out what you need to apply for it.

Our PGS Committee is a permanent technical team assisting the development of PGS and providing advice on how to develop, facilitate and encourage PGS around the world. This group of experts is appointed by the World Board for a defined term period to advise the organisation on the development of norms, references and tools related to guarantee systems.

Members of this committee are appointed according to their practical experience with PGS, taking into account geographic, gender and professional balance. The Terms of Reference of the Committee, including detailed requirements, member responsibilities and procedure can be found here.

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According to its Terms of Reference, the PGS Committee is appointed by the IFOAM - Organics International World Board for a term of 3 years. The current term started on October 2018 and is due this year.

Candidates can apply via email, by sending their CV and a motivation letter as one single PDF file, explaining the candidate’s PGS background and vision on IFOAM - Organics International’s role to support and promote PGS to: pgs@ifoam.bio

Applications will only be accepted if received by 22 October, 2021.