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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  • 01. Legislation
  • 02. Protection
  • 03. Accessibility
  • 04. Transformation
  • 05. Environmental education
  • 06. Added Value
  • Cyprus
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Lithuania
  • Portugal
  • Spain
05. Environmental educationSpain
Plants for a future – PFAF
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
05. Environmental educationPortugal
National strategy for environmental education
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 141/2019 – Climate Law
03. AccessibilityItaly
Main guidelines for accessibility of public spaces
03. AccessibilityGreece
Constitution of Greece – Article 21 paragraph 6
02. ProtectionLithuania
The protection, management, and establishment of greenery on non-forestry land
01. LegislationGreece
Categories and content of land use
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. ProtectionGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Association dedicated to the environmental education in formal and non-formal training
04. TransformationLithuania
Takais per Lietuva – National park accessibility, paying attention to those with disabilities
02. ProtectionPortugal
Disciplinary and preservation measures related to the Madeira Natural Park
04. TransformationPortugal
Initiative to safeguard the preservation and enjoyment of public green spaces
02. ProtectionSpain
Greenhouse gas emission control and the greenhouse effect
04. TransformationGreece
ELLINIKI ETAIRIA – Society for the Environment & Cultural Heritage
06. Added ValueCyprus
Gardens of the future
05. Environmental educationCyprus
Urban Gardens: Green corners in our city
04. TransformationPortugal
Projects and initiatives related with horticultural green spaces
01. LegislationGreece
Extension of urban development plans, urban development and related regulations
05. Environmental educationGreece
WWF “Green Spaces App”
01. LegislationItaly
Law 10/2013 “Norms for the development of urban green spaces”
02. ProtectionGreece
Protection of the environment
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Guidance for dimensioning of areas destined for green spaces and for collective use
03. AccessibilityLithuania
The adaptation of general use objects of a building to the needs of the disabled
05. Environmental educationSpain
App “Vías Verdes y Red Natura 2000”
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Spaces and Wild Flora and Fauna
02. ProtectionPortugal
Nature conservation and biodiversity protection in Azores
06. Added ValueGreece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC)
05. Environmental educationGreece
Youth and Lifelong Learning Foundation:“Lifelong Learning Centres for the Environment and the Sustainability”
06. Added ValueItaly
Naturalmente accessibile
05. Environmental educationCyprus
Cyprus Centre of Environmental Research and Education (CYCERE)
06. Added ValueItaly
Primavera 83
04. TransformationItaly
GELSO – GEstione Locale per la SOstenibilità ambientale (Local management for environmental sustainability)
01. LegislationCyprus
The Act of Nature Protection and Management and the Wildlife Act 2003.
05. Environmental educationItaly
Gardeniser
02. ProtectionSpain
Responsibility for environmental damage
04. TransformationLithuania
A place where visitors can learn about Lithuanian protected areas
02. ProtectionCyprus
The Act of Nature Protection and Management and the Wildlife Act 2003.
02. ProtectionGreece
Constitution of Greece – Article 24 “Protection of the environment”
06. Added ValueItaly
Parchi per tutti (parks for all)
03. AccessibilityCyprus
The law on Persons with disabilities
03. AccessibilitySpain
Effectiveness and guarantee of the rights of opportunities of persons with disabilities
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to enhance civil society participation into building a joint vision of the green city
05. Environmental educationItaly
Urbact participatory
05. Environmental educationSpain
ARBOLAPP – Guide to wild trees
06. Added ValuePortugal
This project tried creating community gardens in an urban context
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 141/2020 – Solid waste Law
01. LegislationLithuania
The establishment, protection, management and control of protected areas
01. LegislationCyprus
Plan and Strategy on the “Development of a green point network”
05. Environmental educationItaly
Leafsnap
02. ProtectionPortugal
National Network of Protected Areas
04. TransformationItaly
Retake
01. LegislationSpain
Urban economic promotion through sustainable actions
02. ProtectionCyprus
The Waste Law of 2011
03. AccessibilitySpain
Accessibility for people with disabilities in public spaces
04. TransformationGreece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF)
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to promote urban agriculture in the public space in big cities
01. LegislationGreece
Sustainable development of the cities and settlements of the country and other provisions
04. TransformationItaly
Zappata Romana
01. LegislationPortugal
Municipal regulation related to green spaces
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Physical space to promote several activities related to the environment
06. Added ValueCyprus
Green City & Green Community of Cyprus Awards – GreenCityCY Awards
01. LegislationLithuania
Public relations in the field of environmental protection
04. TransformationSpain
Plan del Verde y de la Biodiversidad de Barcelona
02. ProtectionSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
02. ProtectionSpain
Waste and contaminated land management
02. ProtectionLithuania
General principles of working and implementing an agricultural and rural development
04. TransformationGreece
ECOCITY
01. LegislationGreece
Environmental upgrading and private urban planning – Sustainable development of settlements – Regulations on forest law and other provisions
05. Environmental educationSpain
App RIVER UP!
05. Environmental educationLithuania
An app to explore historical objects in Lithuania
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to promote a healthy diet and education about the environment and the waste issues
01. LegislationSpain
Improvements of urban areas of special character
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Regulations of the law on the social integration of the disabled
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 394/1991 – Framework law for the preservation of environmental areas
04. TransformationPortugal
Association dedicated to improve the business sector quality and productivity
04. TransformationCyprus
Greenovation
04. TransformationGreece
Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature