The International Landscape Day of the Council of Europe is celebrated on 20 October, the day of the opening of the European Landscape Convention for signature.


Second International Landscape Day, 20 October 2018

“Message from Tropea”: Landscape and education

The second International Landscape Day of the Council of Europe is celebrated on 20 October 2018. A message, formulated on the theme of the 21st Meeting of the Council of Europe Workshops for the Implementation of the European Convention on “Landscape and Education” (Tropea, Calabria, Italy, 3-4 October 2018) invites public authorities and landscape actors to promote “school and university courses which, in the relevant subject areas, address the values attaching to landscapes and the issues raised by their protection, management and planning” (Article 6 of the European Landscape Convention – Council of Europe). It is celebrated under the auspices of the auspices of the Croatian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe: National Conference of Croatia: Integrated Approach to Landscape Protection, Planning and Management (Zagreb, Croatia, 20 October 2018).


First International Landscape Day, 20 October 2017

“Message from Brno”: Landscape at local level

The “Message from Brno”, on the theme of the 19th Council of Europe Meeting of the Workshops for the implementation of the European Landscape Convention “The implementation of the European Landscape Convention at local level: local democracy” (Brno, Czech Republic, 5-6 September 2017), invited local authorities to celebrate the landscape as “an essential component of people’s surroundings, an expression of the diversity of their shared cultural and natural heritage, and a foundation of their identity” (Article 5, a. of the European Landscape Convention).

Drawn by Alberto Floridi

Contacts Contacts