Database for green shared spaces in urban areas

This Database is an innovative package of existing examples, references, effective practices, and tools, on how to transform shared spaces in urban areas, into green environmentally friendly areas.

The information contained in the Database is for the use of adult educators, educational centres, and the educational community, who are giving emphasis on environmental issues and on issues related to the development of sustainable and more inclusive societies.

You can navigate to the Database by selecting one of the following sections:

  • Legislation
  • Protection
  • Accessibility
  • Transformation
  • Environmental Education
  • Added Value

or you can find the information you need by choosing one of the countries.

The Database is to be considered as a snapshot of the current state of affairs, and it will be updated regularly. If you want to contribute to the following data, please feel free to contact us!

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  • 01. Legislation
  • 02. Protection
  • 03. Accessibility
  • 04. Transformation
  • 05. Environmental education
  • 06. Added Value
  • Cyprus
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Lithuania
  • Portugal
  • Spain
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  • All
  • 01. Legislation
  • 02. Protection
  • 03. Accessibility
  • 04. Transformation
  • 05. Environmental education
  • 06. Added Value
  • Cyprus
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Lithuania
  • Portugal
  • Spain
03. AccessibilityGreece
Determination of the conditions and the technical specifications for the construction and operation of playgrounds
05. Environmental educationPortugal
App to maintain herb gardens and small gardens
03. AccessibilitySpain
Accessibility for people with disabilities in public spaces
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Requirements for all construction works within the Republic of Lithuania territory
02. ProtectionGreece
Modernization of the town and land-planning legislation and other provisions
02. ProtectionLithuania
The protection, management, and establishment of greenery on non-forestry land
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Program to encourage actions and recognize the quality work developed by the school
02. ProtectionSpain
Greenhouse gas emission control and the greenhouse effect
04. TransformationPortugal
Projects and initiatives related with horticultural green spaces
01. LegislationPortugal
Parameters for dimensioning of areas destined for green spaces and for collective use
02. ProtectionPortugal
Definitions of national park and reserve
05. Environmental educationPortugal
App which provides “green” tips about environmental issues
01. LegislationCyprus
Forestry Act of 2012
05. Environmental educationGreece
WWF “Green Spaces App”
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal framework for territorial management instruments
01. LegislationSpain
Law 30/2014, of 3 December, on National Parks
02. ProtectionGreece
Protection of the environment
05. Environmental educationSpain
App RIVER UP!
05. Environmental educationItaly
iNaturalist
03. AccessibilityItaly
Main guidelines for accessibility of public spaces
03. AccessibilityLithuania
The adaptation of general use objects of a building to the needs of the disabled
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to promote urban agriculture in the public space in big cities
02. ProtectionPortugal
Nature conservation and biodiversity protection in Azores
04. TransformationPortugal
Association dedicated to improve the business sector quality and productivity
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Technical specifications for sidewalks, and squares & Legislation on Safety of Use and Accessibility of Construction Works
05. Environmental educationSpain
Gardening Project
05. Environmental educationSpain
ARBOLAPP – Guide to wild trees
03. AccessibilityItaly
Law 394/1991 – Framework law for the preservation of environmental areas
03. AccessibilityGreece
Special regulations for the accessibility of people with disabilities in public places
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
05. Environmental educationPortugal
The Aquaquiz game to promote environmental literacy and awareness of the value of water
06. Added ValueCyprus
Larnaca Municipal Garden
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 141/2020 – Solid waste Law
06. Added ValueGreece
Network of Greek Green Cities
06. Added ValueLithuania
A trail that focuses on feeling the connection with nature through visitor’s feet
01. LegislationGreece
Environmental upgrading and private urban planning – Sustainable development of settlements – Regulations on forest law and other provisions
04. TransformationItaly
GELSO – GEstione Locale per la SOstenibilità ambientale (Local management for environmental sustainability)
02. ProtectionLithuania
The relations of land ownership, management and administration in the Republic of Lithuania
01. LegislationSpain
Development conditions and procedures affecting green areas
05. Environmental educationItaly
Leafsnap
01. LegislationSpain
Improvements of urban areas of special character
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 141/2019 – Climate Law
05. Environmental educationSpain
Plants for a future – PFAF
04. TransformationGreece
Organization Earth
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Second National Disability Action Plan
01. LegislationItaly
Constitutional Law n.3/2001 – Title V
05. Environmental educationPortugal
“SDGs in Action” app developed to present the Sustainable Development Goals
04. TransformationLithuania
Initiative to reduce social exclusion to inaccessible or poorly adapted public environments
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal regime for nature conservation and biodiversity
05. Environmental educationSpain
Environmental volunteering project
01. LegislationLithuania
The establishment, protection, management and control of protected areas
06. Added ValueGreece
The Metropolitan Park of Hellinikon
06. Added ValueItaly
Parchi per tutti (parks for all)
02. ProtectionSpain
Responsibility for environmental damage
05. Environmental educationLithuania
The project that reveals the wonderful beauty of Lithuanian nature
04. TransformationItaly
Retake
03. AccessibilityGreece
Technical instructions for the adaptation of existing buildings and infrastructure for their accessibility to people with disabilities
04. TransformationGreece
John S. Latsis – Public Benefit Foundation
01. LegislationGreece
Extension of urban development plans, urban development and related regulations
02. ProtectionSpain
Conservation of Natural Spaces and Wild Flora and Fauna
03. AccessibilityCyprus
National Disability Strategy
03. AccessibilitySpain
Effectiveness and guarantee of the rights of opportunities of persons with disabilities
05. Environmental educationGreece
Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature: “Green Corners”
02. ProtectionPortugal
Disciplinary and preservation measures related to the Madeira Natural Park
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to enhance civil society participation into building a joint vision of the green city
02. ProtectionCyprus
The Act of Nature Protection and Management and the Wildlife Act 2003.
05. Environmental educationItaly
Legambiente Formazione
04. TransformationGreece
WWF Hellas
02. ProtectionGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
02. ProtectionCyprus
Waste Prevention Programme 2015/2021
01. LegislationCyprus
The Act of Nature Protection and Management and the Wildlife Act 2003.
03. AccessibilityItaly
RPD 503/1996 – technical dispositions against physical barriers and for universal design
04. TransformationSpain
HUERTO URBANO – A project to raise awareness of the environment
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 394/1991 – Framework law for the preservation of environmental areas
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to promote a healthy diet and education about the environment and the waste issues
06. Added ValueGreece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC)
04. TransformationGreece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF)
02. ProtectionCyprus
The Waste Law of 2011
03. AccessibilityItaly
MD 236/1989 – General accessibility features of public spaces
05. Environmental educationSpain
App “Vías Verdes y Red Natura 2000”