The JRC of the European Commission and the European Soil Bureau Network established a Working Group on “Soil Awareness and Education”. The main objective of the working group is to establish an action plan for the development of measures / programmes / initiatives to raise awareness of the importance of soil across European society (i.e. policy makers, general public, universities, schools, industry, etc.).
The fifth ENSA-JRC meeting will be on the 28-29.09.2017 in Bratislava, SLOVAKIA. The meeting aims to bring together people who have a common aim of raising awareness of the importance of soil. The meeting is a forum to exchange best practices and learn about what is happening across Europe. A key aspect will be the implementation of the European Soil Partnership Plan of Action on education and soil awareness (Pillar 2 see the ESP-FAO Implementation Plan 2017-2020
The LANDMARK project will be present and will give a presentation on his Communication and Dissemination Strategy on soil quality and soil functions.
More info on the meeting here: http://www.pedologia.sk/PDF/ENSA17-flyer-Final.pdf
More info on ENSA http://esdac.jrc.ec.europa.eu/networkcooperations/european-network-soil-awareness