15th Council of Europe Meeting of the Workshops for the implementation of the European Landscape Convention


"Sustainable Landscapes and Economy: on the inestimable natural and human value of the landscape"

Urgup, Turkey, 1-2 October 2014
Study visit, 30 September 2014

Meeting organised by the Council of Europe Directorate of Democratic Governance – European Landscape Convention, in cooperation with the Landscape Conservation Division of the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs of Turkey.

Description: Five Workshops analysed the following themes:

  • A journey in the landscapes of Turkey
  • Landscape values and economic valuation
  • Urban landscapes and economy
  • Rural landscapes and economy
  • Implementation tools, instruments and procedures

The Meeting was aimed at government officials, representatives of local and regional authorities, universities, professionals, public and private governmental and non-governmental organisations working in the fields of landscape, environment, heritage, culture and sustainable territorial development. The number of participants was limited to 130.