Call for entries for the 8th Council of Europe Landscape Award

The Ministry of Culture is calling for applications for the 8th Council of Europe Landscape Award. Every two years, the prize rewards exemplary achievements of landscape quality objectives on the territory of the Parties to the Council of Europe Landscape Convention, which have been completed and open to the public for at least three years at the time of submission of the application. It also aims to raise awareness of the value of landscapes, their role and their transformation.

The Council of Europe Landscape Convention is the first international treaty devoted exclusively to all dimensions of landscape: natural, rural, urban and peri-urban.

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe awards the Landscape Prize, in the form of a diploma, respectively by mentions. The winners will become part of the Council of Europe Landscape Award Alliance, bringing together the best European projects illustrating the territorial dimension of human rights and democracy by improving the landscape features of people's living environment.

Eligible projects

The projects submitted as applications for the 2022 competition must be part of a sustainable development policy and be harmoniously integrated into the organization of the territory, demonstrating sustainable environmental, social, economic, cultural and aesthetic qualities. They must oppose or remedy the deconstruction of the landscape and develop new qualities of the territory.

Eligible persons

Participation in the Council of Europe Landscape Award is open to local and regional authorities, their groupings and non-governmental organizations.

Application form and rules


Applications for this 8th edition of the Landscape Award must be submitted by 31 December 2022 to the Ministry of Culture, which will forward them to the Secretariat General of the Council of Europe by 31 January 2023.


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