Friends of Monserrate Association

Non-governmental organization founded in 1992

Recognised as an organisation of volunteers committed to promoting public awareness of Monserrate and to raising funds towards its restoration and maintenance. We carry out historical, architectural and botanical research as well as organise social and cultural activities including guided tours and lectures.

The Friends of Monserrate include an Honorary Committee, an Executive Committee and Associate Members.

The AAM aims are to raise the profile and awareness of the Palace and Gardens of Monserrate as well as funds to contribute to its restoration. It is made up of its members, an Honorary Committee and an Executive Committee.

Institutional framework

Institutional framework

For many years, the Friends of Monserrate Association and the Parks of Sintra - Monte da Lua have been developing a constructive collaborative relationship in safeguarding and enhancing the natural and built heritage of the Monserrate Park, embodied in numerous joint public awareness initiatives. to the historical, cultural, aesthetic and environmental value of the Monserrate Park, as well as the promotion of concrete actions for the conservation of this excellent natural and cultural heritage.

This constructive collaborative relationship was formalized in 2007 by the conclusion of a Protocol between the Parks of Sintra - Monte da Lua and the Friends of Monserrate Association.

2018 - 2020

President: Dinah Azevedo Neves

Vice-President: João Pedro Sande de Freitas

Vowel: Maria José Vilar Morais

Vowel: Manuela Lopo Tuna

Vowel: Laetitia Arrighi de Casanova

2016 - 2018

President: Dinah Azevedo Neves

Vice-President: João Pedro Sande de Freitas

Vowel: André Dourado

Vowel: Margarida Cardoso

Vowel: Manuela Lopo Tuna

Vowel: Maria José Stock

2014 - 2016

President: Dinah Azevedo Neves

Vice-President: João Talone

Vowel: André Dourado

Vowel: Margarida Cardoso

Vowel: Julieta Almeida Rodrigues

Vowel: Manuela Lopo Tuna

Vowel: Maria José Stock

2012 - 2014

President: Dinah Azevedo Neves

Vice-President: João Talone

Vowel: André Dourado

Vowel: João Pedro Sande de Freitas

Vowel: Manuela Lopo Tuna

Vowel: Margarida Cardoso

2010 - 2012

President: José António de Mello

Vice-President: Bernardo Pacheco de Carvalho

Vowel: Allison Luiz Gomes

Vowel: João Pedro Sande de Freitas

Vowel: Manuela Lopo Tuna

Vowel: João Filipe Osório de Castro

President: Dinah Azevedo Neves

Vice-President: João Pedro Sande de Freitas

Vowel: Maria José Vilar Morais

Vowel: Manuela Lopo Tuna

Vowel: Laetitia Arrighi de Casanova

President: Dinah Azevedo Neves

Vice-President: João Pedro Sande de Freitas

Vowel: André Dourado

Vowel: Margarida Cardoso

Vowel: Manuela Lopo Tuna

Vowel: Maria José Stock

President: Dinah Azevedo Neves

Vice-President: João Talone

Vowel: André Dourado

Vowel: Margarida Cardoso

Vowel: Julieta Almeida Rodrigues

Vowel: Manuela Lopo Tuna

Vowel: Maria José Stock

President: Dinah Azevedo Neves

Vice-President: João Talone

Vowel: André Dourado

Vowel: João Pedro Sande de Freitas

Vowel: Manuela Lopo Tuna

Vowel: Margarida Cardoso

President: José António de Mello

Vice-President: Bernardo Pacheco de Carvalho

Vowel: Allison Luiz Gomes

Vowel: João Pedro Sande de Freitas

Vowel: Manuela Lopo Tuna

Vowel: João Filipe Osório de Castro

History of the Association

Visita de Jorge Sampaio / Rally Paper em Monserrate, Maio de 1995, com o apoio da Swatch

Video "Garden Without Borders"

General Assembly

The executive committee is advised by renowned portuguese and foreign experts

General Assembly

President: José Gregório Faria
Secretary: Noélia Barreira Duarte

Council Tax

João Talone

Executiva Committee

President: Dinah Azevedo Neves
Vice-President: João Sande de Freitas
Vowel: André Dourado
Vowel: José Maria Albuquerque
Vowel: Laetitia Arrighi de Casanova
Vowel: Manuela Lopo Tuna
Vowel: Maria Lídia Barreiros Teekens

Partners

A Associação Amigos de Monserrate é membro das seguintes organizações

Historic Gardens Foundation
www.historicgardens.org
The Historic Gardens Foundation works to bring lovers of historic gardens together through its interactive worldwide network. It campaigns for the protection and conservation of historic parks and gardens everywhere in the world, famous and lesser-known, big and small, formal and picturesque. The HGF is a not-for-profit organisation, which receives no public funding, and so is completely independent.

Mediterranean Garden Society
www.mediterraneangardensociety.org
The Mediterranean Garden Society is an international forum devoted to furthering knowledge
and appreciation of plants and gardens suited to the mediterranean climate regions of the world

Associação Portuguesa dos Jardins e Sítios Históricos
www.jardinshistoricos.pt

Associação Portuguesa de Camélias
www.camellia-ics.org
Delegação portuguesa da International Camellia Society (ICS)

ALAGAMARES - ASSOCIAÇÃO CULTURAL
www.alagamares.net