Paris 1999
Seventeen retailers decide to introduce an independent verification system as a base for supplier compliance. 

Barcelona 2000
EurepGAP establishes the partnership principle between retailers and producers and presents trial results of its Fruit and Vegetables Protocol.

Bologna 2001
EurepGAP receives the first ISO 65 accreditation for Fruit and Vegetables and starts granting its first farmer certificates.

Madrid 2003
EurepGAP presents Version 2 of the Fruit and Vegetables Protocol as the result of the revision process, announces the start of the Flowers & Ornamentals Standard, and launches its new transparent benchmarking procedure.

Amsterdam 2004
EurepGAP launches its standards for (Green) Coffee and Aquaculture in October 2004 and issues the first accredited certificates to farms based on the Integrated Farm Assurance Standard.

Paris 2005
The first EurepGAP Feed Reference Standard is published and the 2005 version of Integrated Farm Assurance is launched. The first national livestock schemes add their checklists to the EurepGAP Benchmarking tool.

Prague 2006
Almost 300 delegates from 41 countries discuss and make proposals for the future direction and content of the 2007 version of the EurepGAP Standard.

Bangkok 2007
A one-day workshop for key stakeholders finalizes the consultation process for the EurepGAP Shrimp Standard. EurepGAP also announces its name change to GLOBALG.A.P.

Cologne 2008 
GLOBALG.A.P. introduces activities to support smallholder implementation and intensifies the dialogue with government and non-governmental organizations.

TOUR 2009
GLOBALG.A.P. goes on tour for the first time, travelling to 5 continents to reach out to its customers. In addition to the GLOBALG.A.P. annual conference, the GLOBALG.A.P. tour offers retailers, producers and associates the opportunity to visit a conference that is closer to their location. Cities visited: Nairobi, Montevideo, Kuala Lumpur, Washington D.C. and Athens.

London 2010
Close to 500 delegates from 50 plus countries gather for GLOBALG.A.P.’s SUMMIT 2010 at London’s Hilton Metropole Hotel on 7-8 October. During the SUMMIT 2010 in London, the GLOBALG.A.P. Sector Committees present Version 4 of the GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance Standard as the most widely consulted, innovative and science-based version yet. The SUMMIT 2010 also marks a special milestone in GLOBALG.A.P.’s history as the organization’s 10th global conference.

TOUR 2011
After the enormous success of the TOUR 2009, GLOBALG.A.P. decides to have a conference tour every second year. For TOUR 2011, the GLOBALG.A.P. team travels to 6 cities around the world - New Delhi, Cape Town, Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Warsaw and Atlanta - to collect feedback on the implementation of Version 4 of the GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance Standard.

Madrid 2012
The 11th GLOBALG.A.P. Conference returns to Spain this year. The SUMMIT 2012 spotlights a debate that simply couldn’t be more important to all our futures: how to deliver food safety and sustainability now and in the coming years.

TOUR 2013
For the 3rd time GLOBALG.A.P. held a TOUR all around the world. With the support of local partners, the GLOBALG.A.P. Team organized 8 stops in Tucuman - Argentina, Tel Aviv - Israel, Quito - Ecuador, Capetown - South Africa, Harbin - China, Madrid - Spain, Myazaki City - Japan, and Hoogstraten - Belgium. The result: valuable input for the revision of the GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance Standard for Version 5!

Abu Dhabi 2014
The GLOBALG.A.P. SUMMIT 2014 hosted its 12th conference in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. This exciting event on sustainability, traceability, food safety, animal welfare and social & environmental responsibility was the perfect place to promote Good Agricultural Practices in one of the fastest growing regions in the world!
 
Now taking place every year, more than 1,680 delegates attended 13 stops organized with the support of local partners in Almeria - Spain, Chicago - USA, Guayaquil - Ecuador, Rotorua - New Zealand, Cape Town - South Africa, Puerto Varas - Chile, Addis Abeba - Ethiopia, Fortaleza - Brazil, East Africa, Lima - Peru, Tokyo - Japan, Geldermalsen - The Netherlands, and Accra - Ghana.
 
Celebrating 20 years of Global Partnership and 15 years of Good Agricultural Practices Certification, GLOBALG.A.P. SUMMIT 2016 attracted more than 400 delegates from over 50 countries around the world. The conference was officially opened by Prince Pieter-Christiaan van Oranje-Nassau, member of the Dutch Royal Family. With more than 70 speakers, the program focussed on the future of farm certification, covering key topics such as staying ahead of food safety risks, increasing public-private collaboration, measuring and monitoring continual improvement for safe and sustainable agriculture, and using big data in certification.
 
More than 500 delegates attended 8 stops organized with the support of local partners in Szigetszentmiklós - Hungary, Guayaquil - Ecuador, Guadalajara  - Mexico, Guatemala City - Guatemala, Bahir Dar & Mekele  - Ethiopia, Armenia - Colombia, Santiago de Chile - Chile, and Sao Paulo - Brazil.