Starting in December 2018, the GEO Programme Board led an inclusive and iterative process to develop the 2020-2022 GEO Work Programme. This Work Programme was approved at the GEO-XVI Plenary, 6-7 November 2019 in Canberra, Australia.

Download the Summary Document (version 4), which contains short descriptions of each of the GEO Flagships, Initiatives, Regional GEOs, Community Activities, and Foundational Tasks that comprise the GEO Work Programme. Additional details on each of the activities are available by clicking on the boxes below.

Comments and questions relating to individual GEO Work Programme activities and their implementation plans should be directed to the Points of Contact of the applicable activities as listed in the Summary Document.

Those wishing to propose a new Community Activity to be included in the GEO Work Programme are invited to contact the GEO Secretariat (

Implementation Plans

GEO Flagships
GEO Initiatives
GEO Community Activities
Regional GEOs
Foundational Tasks
GEO Engagement Priorities Coordination
GEOSS Data, Information and Knowledge Resources
GEOSS Infrastructure Development
GEO Work Programme Support
GEO Secretariat Operations