Paragraphs in "European Landscape Convention" coded as SUBS

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Art.4 Article 4 - Division of responsibilities
Art.4.1x Each Party shall implement this Convention, in particular Articles 5 and 6, according to its own division of powers, in conformity with its constitutional principles and administrative arrangements, and respecting the principle of subsidiarity, taking into account the European Charter of Local Self-government. Without derogating from the provisions of this Convention, each Party shall harmonise the implementation of this Convention with its own policies.
Art.6 Article 6 - Specific measures
Art.6.A A Awareness-raising
Art.6.A.1x Each Party undertakes to increase awareness among the civil society, private organisations, and public authorities of the value of landscapes, their role and changes to them.
Art.6.B B Training and education
Art.6.B.1x Each Party undertakes to promote:
Art.6.B.1x.a a training for specialists in landscape appraisal and operations;
Art.6.B.1x.b b multidisciplinary training programmes in landscape policy, protection, management and planning, for professionals in the private and public sectors and for associations concerned;
Art.6.B.1x.c c 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.
Art.6.C C Identification and assessment
Art.6.C.1 1 With the active participation of the interested parties, as stipulated in Article 5.c, and with a view to improving knowledge of its landscapes, each Party undertakes:
Art.6.C.1.a.i a i to identify its own landscapes throughout its territory;
Art.6.C.1.a.ii ii to analyse their characteristics and the forces and pressures transforming them;
Art.6.C.1.a.iii iii to take note of changes;
Art.6.C.b b to assess the landscapes thus identified, taking into account the particular values assigned to them by the interested parties and the population concerned.
Art.6.C.2 2 These identification and assessment procedures shall be guided by the exchanges of experience and methodology, organised between the Parties at European level pursuant to Article 8.
Art.6.D D Landscape quality objectives
Art.6.D.1x Each Party undertakes to define landscape quality objectives for the landscapes identified and assessed, after public consultation in accordance with Article 5.c.
Art.6.E E Implementation
Art.6.E.1x To put landscape policies into effect, each Party undertakes to introduce instruments aimed at protecting, managing and/or planning the landscape.
Chapt.3 Chapter III - European Co-Operation
Art.7 Article 7 - International policies and programmes
Art.7.1x Parties undertake to co-operate in the consideration of the landscape dimension of international policies and programmes, and to recommend, where relevant, the inclusion in them of landscape considerations.
Art.8 Article 8 - Mutual assistance and exchange of information
Art.8.1x The Parties undertake to co-operate in order to enhance the effectiveness of measures taken under other articles of this Convention, and in particular:
Art.8.1x.a a to render each other technical and scientific assistance in landscape matters through the pooling and exchange of experience, and the results of research projects;
Art.8.1x.b b to promote the exchange of landscape specialists in particular for training and information purposes;
Art.8.1x.c c to exchange information on all matters covered by the provisions of the Convention.
Art.9 Article 9 - Transfrontier landscapes
Art.9.1x The Parties shall encourage transfrontier co-operation on local and regional level and, wherever necessary, prepare and implement joint landscape programmes.
Art.11 Article 11 - Landscape award of the Council of Europe
Art.11.1 1 The Landscape award of the Council of Europe is a distinction which may be conferred on local and regional authorities and their groupings that have instituted, as part of the landscape policy of a Party to this Convention, a policy or measures to protect, manage and/or plan their landscape, which have proved lastingly effective and can thus serve as an example to other territorial authorities in Europe. The distinction may be also conferred on non-governmental organisations having made particularly remarkable contributions to landscape protection, management or planning.
Art.11.2 2 Applications for the Landscape award of the Council of Europe shall be submitted to the Committees of Experts mentioned in Article 10 by the Parties. Transfrontier local and regional authorities and groupings of local and regional authorities concerned, may apply provided that they jointly manage the landscape in question.
Art.11.3 3 On proposals from the Committees of Experts mentioned in Article 10 the Committee of Ministers shall define and publish the criteria for conferring the Landscape award of the Council of Europe, adopt the relevant rules and confer the Award.
Art.11.4 4 The granting of the Landscape award of the Council of Europe is to encourage those receiving the award to ensure the sustainable protection, management and/or planning of the landscape areas concerned.
Chapt.4 Chapter IV - Final clauses