Council of Europe Landscape Award / 14th Council of Europe Meeting of the Workshops for the implementation of the European Landscape Convention


Wroclaw, Poland, 11-12 June 2014

"Forum of the national selections for the Council of Europe Landscape Award" - 3rd Session

Organised by the Council of Europe Directorate of Democratic Governance in co-operation with the General Directorate for Environmental Protection of Poland within the framework of the working programme of the European Landscape Convention.

Description: Three Workshops analysed the following themes:

  • ‘Landscape to be protected: actions to conserve and maintain the significant or characteristic features of a landscape’;
  • ‘Landscape to be managed: actions, from a perspective of sustainable development to guide and harmonise changes’ ;
  • ‘Landscapes to be planned: strong-forward looking actions to enhance, restore or create landscapes’.

The great experiences achieved in the Member States of the Organisation on the occasion of the third session of the Landscape Award of the Council of Europe was presented in this meeting showing that it is possible to promote the territorial dimension of human rights and democracy improving the landscape features of people’s surroundings. The Landscape Award of the Council of Europe was given on this occasion. Approximately 120 participants from various countries participated at the event.