Council of Europe - Adopted
, on 20 October 2000 and in force since the 1st of March
2004, the European Landscape Convention aims to promote the
protection, management and planning of European landscapes and to
organise European co-operation on landscape issues. It is the first
international treaty to be exclusively concerned with the
protection, management and enhancement of European landscape.
Heritage Council - The Heritage Council was established as a
statutory body under the Heritage act 1995. Its role is to propose
policies and priorities for the identification, protection,
preservation and enhancement of the national heritage. National
Heritage is defined as including monuments, archaeological objects,
heritage objects such as art and industrial works, documents and
genealogical records, architectural heritage, flora, fauna, wildlife
habitats, landscapes, seascapes, wrecks, geology, heritage gardens,
parks and inland waterways.
Forum is a cross sectoral, umbrella organisation of
approximately 650 organisations groups and individuals mostly from
the Cork region.
National Council for Forest Research and Development. COFORD
coordinates and funds appropriate and cost-effective research to
secure long-term industrial viability and optimise social,
environmental and cultural developments associated with forestry.
The Aga Khan
Development Network and its agencies actively seek to co-operate
with like-mindedinstituions in the design, implmentation and funding
of innovative development projects.
European Council for the Village and Small Town, was set up in 1984
to further the well-being of rural communities, and the safeguarding
of the rural heritage, throughout Europe
Crann is a
non-governemental, non-profit organisation with branches
Over the years, Ireland has been continuously importing tropical
hardwoods from third world countries contributing therefore to the
causes of famine. In 1986 Crann was set up by Jan Alexander to
reverse this trend and to raise awareness of the importance of
sustainable home-grown hardwood forestry to meet Irelandís timber
National Landscape Strategy 2015-2025
Irish Landscape Institue
Landscape Observatory of Catalonia