23rd Council of Europe Meeting of the Workshops for the implementation of European Landscape Convention and Celebration at High Level of 20th anniversary of the European Landscape Convention
The 23rd Council of Europe Meeting of the Workshops for the implementation of the European Landscape Convention and Celebration at High Level of the Twentieth Anniversary of the European Landscape Convention on “Landscape integration in sectoral policies” are being organised in Lausanne, Switzerland on 19-20 October 2020, by the Council of Europe – Secretariat of the Convention, Directorate of Democratic Participation – in co-operation with the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) and the collaboration of the Canton of Vaud and the City of Lausanne, within the framework of the Work Programme of the Convention.
The Meeting of the Workshops on “Landscape integration in sectoral policies” aims to present experiences of public policies adopted, or being developed, concerning the implementation of Article 5 d. of the European Landscape Convention on “General measures”, according to which each Party undertakes “to integrate landscape into its regional and town planning policies and in its cultural, environmental, agricultural, social and economic policies, as well as in any other policies with possible direct or indirect impact on landscape”.
The Celebration of the Twentieth Anniversary of the European Landscape Convention, organised at high level, will focus on the importance of integrating landscape in sectoral policies. A draft political Declaration on this subject will be presented.