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. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal framework for territorial management instruments
05. Environmental educationSpain
Plants for a future – PFAF
02. ProtectionSpain
Responsibility for environmental damage
06. Added ValuePortugal
This project tried creating community gardens in an urban context
05. Environmental educationGreece
Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature: “Green Corners”
04. TransformationPortugal
Projects and initiatives related with horticultural green spaces
02. ProtectionCyprus
The Act of Nature Protection and Management and the Wildlife Act 2003.
05. Environmental educationGreece
Kastoria Environmental Education Centre
05. Environmental educationPortugal
App which provides “green” tips about environmental issues
04. TransformationSpain
Plan del Verde y de la Biodiversidad de Barcelona
02. ProtectionPortugal
National Network of Protected Areas
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Regulation 6.1H Law for Roads & Buildings for people with disabilities
01. LegislationSpain
Urban economic promotion through sustainable actions
05. Environmental educationItaly
KEYtoNATURE
04. TransformationPortugal
Initiative to safeguard the preservation and enjoyment of public green spaces
06. Added ValueCyprus
Larnaca Municipal Garden
06. Added ValueGreece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC)
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Spaces and Wild Flora and Fauna
05. Environmental educationGreece
WWF “Green Spaces App”
05. Environmental educationItaly
Leafsnap
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
04. TransformationCyprus
Gardens of the future
02. ProtectionCyprus
Waste Prevention Programme 2015/2021
01. LegislationItaly
Guidance on shared green areas and parks (2017)
02. ProtectionGreece
Protection of the forests and forest areas of the country
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Material related to environmental education and sustainable development
04. TransformationLithuania
Initiative to reduce social exclusion to inaccessible or poorly adapted public environments
01. LegislationSpain
Development conditions and procedures affecting green areas
06. Added ValueSpain
Capaces – Acquire the necessary knowledge to promote sustainable development
06. Added ValueGreece
Network of Greek Green Cities
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal regime for nature conservation and biodiversity
05. Environmental educationSpain
App “Vías Verdes y Red Natura 2000”
02. ProtectionGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Regulations of the law on the social integration of the disabled
06. Added ValueSpain
Accessible Parks and Gardens Plan of Valencian Community
05. Environmental educationCyprus
Environment for all & Look at the Environment
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Human rights instrument with an explicit, social development dimension
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Program to encourage actions and recognize the quality work developed by the school
03. AccessibilityItaly
MD 236/1989 – General accessibility features of public spaces
05. Environmental educationSpain
App RIVER UP!
05. Environmental educationPortugal
National strategy for environmental education
06. Added ValueCyprus
Green City & Green Community of Cyprus Awards – GreenCityCY Awards
05. Environmental educationSpain
Project Green Vigilantes
06. Added ValueItaly
Naturalmente accessibile
02. ProtectionCyprus
Strategy and Action Plan for Biodiversity in Cyprus
05. Environmental educationLithuania
The project that reveals the wonderful beauty of Lithuanian nature
02. ProtectionCyprus
The Waste Law of 2011
06. Added ValueSpain
Bancales – Project on creating a garden space with an organic vegetable garden
03. AccessibilityGreece
Special regulations for the accessibility of people with disabilities in public places
04. TransformationGreece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF)
01. LegislationItaly
Constitutional Law n.3/2001 – Title V
01. LegislationGreece
Categories and content of land use
03. AccessibilityItaly
RPD 503/1996 – technical dispositions against physical barriers and for universal design
04. TransformationGreece
ELLINIKI ETAIRIA – Society for the Environment & Cultural Heritage
04. TransformationItaly
Retake
05. Environmental educationSpain
Vivir los parques – Virtual tours, curiosities and data from urban parks
03. AccessibilitySpain
Equality rights and equal treatment of persons with disabilities
04. TransformationCyprus
Greenovation
04. TransformationGreece
Organization Earth
01. LegislationGreece
Sustainable development of the cities and settlements of the country and other provisions
02. ProtectionLithuania
The protection, management, and establishment of greenery on non-forestry land
01. LegislationGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Association dedicated to the environmental education in formal and non-formal training
06. Added ValueItaly
Primavera 83
04. TransformationGreece
John S. Latsis – Public Benefit Foundation
01. LegislationCyprus
The Act of Nature Protection and Management and the Wildlife Act 2003.
04. TransformationItaly
GELSO – GEstione Locale per la SOstenibilità ambientale (Local management for environmental sustainability)
06. Added ValueCyprus
Gardens of the future
05. Environmental educationPortugal
The Aquaquiz game to promote environmental literacy and awareness of the value of water
02. ProtectionPortugal
Definitions of national park and reserve
02. ProtectionGreece
Modernization of the town and land-planning legislation and other provisions
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Second National Disability Action Plan
04. TransformationLithuania
A place where visitors can learn about Lithuanian protected areas
04. TransformationSpain
Bordablanca. Cultivando La Inserción
04. TransformationPortugal
Association dedicated to improve the business sector quality and productivity
03. AccessibilityCyprus
The law on Persons with disabilities
02. ProtectionLithuania
The rights and duties of all forest managers, owners and users
03. AccessibilityGreece
Determination of the conditions and the technical specifications for the construction and operation of playgrounds
05. Environmental educationGreece
Youth and Lifelong Learning Foundation:“Lifelong Learning Centres for the Environment and the Sustainability”
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to promote a healthy diet and education about the environment and the waste issues