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
05. Environmental educationCyprus
Cyprus Centre of Environmental Research and Education (CYCERE)
04. TransformationPortugal
Projects and initiatives related with horticultural green spaces
04. TransformationGreece
ELLINIKI ETAIRIA – Society for the Environment & Cultural Heritage
03. AccessibilityGreece
Constitution of Greece – Article 21 paragraph 6
01. LegislationCyprus
Plan and Strategy on the “Development of a green point network”
01. LegislationLithuania
Public relations in the field of environmental protection
02. ProtectionCyprus
The Act of Nature Protection and Management and the Wildlife Act 2003.
05. Environmental educationItaly
Legambiente Formazione
04. TransformationItaly
Retake
05. Environmental educationCyprus
The Cyprus Environmental Studies Centre (CESC)
01. LegislationItaly
Guidance on shared green areas and parks (2017)
04. TransformationCyprus
Greenovation
02. ProtectionSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
05. Environmental educationSpain
Gardening Project
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 394/1991 – Framework law for the preservation of environmental areas
01. LegislationGreece
Categories and content of land use
03. AccessibilityItaly
Main guidelines for accessibility of public spaces
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Material related to environmental education and sustainable development
04. TransformationSpain
HUERTO URBANO – A project to raise awareness of the environment
05. Environmental educationSpain
Vivir los parques – Virtual tours, curiosities and data from urban parks
02. ProtectionLithuania
General principles of working and implementing an agricultural and rural development
05. Environmental educationSpain
ARBOLAPP – Guide to wild trees
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 221/2015 – Circular economy Law
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. TransformationLithuania
A place where visitors can learn about Lithuanian protected areas
01. LegislationGreece
Environmental upgrading and private urban planning – Sustainable development of settlements – Regulations on forest law and other provisions
01. LegislationSpain
Improvements of urban areas of special character
03. AccessibilityCyprus
The law on Persons with disabilities
01. LegislationSpain
Urban economic promotion through sustainable actions
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Human rights instrument with an explicit, social development dimension
04. TransformationGreece
Organization Earth
05. Environmental educationSpain
Environmental volunteering project
04. TransformationLithuania
Initiative to reduce social exclusion to inaccessible or poorly adapted public environments
05. Environmental educationPortugal
National strategy for environmental education
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Second National Disability Action Plan
02. ProtectionLithuania
The rights and duties of all forest managers, owners and users
06. Added ValueCyprus
Gardens of the future
04. TransformationPortugal
Association dedicated to improve the business sector quality and productivity
01. LegislationGreece
Extension of urban development plans, urban development and related regulations
06. Added ValueCyprus
Green City & Green Community of Cyprus Awards – GreenCityCY Awards
02. ProtectionPortugal
Nature conservation and biodiversity protection in Azores
03. AccessibilityItaly
RPD 503/1996 – technical dispositions against physical barriers and for universal design
05. Environmental educationCyprus
Urban Gardens: Green corners in our city
01. LegislationSpain
Development conditions and procedures affecting green areas
02. ProtectionSpain
Responsibility for environmental damage
03. AccessibilityGreece
Technical instructions for the adaptation of existing buildings and infrastructure for their accessibility to people with disabilities
03. AccessibilityItaly
MD 236/1989 – General accessibility features of public spaces
04. TransformationSpain
Bordablanca. Cultivando La Inserción
04. TransformationPortugal
Initiative to safeguard the preservation and enjoyment of public green spaces
04. TransformationGreece
Green Fund
04. TransformationGreece
John S. Latsis – Public Benefit Foundation
05. Environmental educationItaly
Urbact participatory
06. Added ValueItaly
Naturalmente accessibile
04. TransformationLithuania
Takais per Lietuva – National park accessibility, paying attention to those with disabilities
06. Added ValueGreece
The Metropolitan Park of Hellinikon
05. Environmental educationPortugal
The Aquaquiz game to promote environmental literacy and awareness of the value of water
06. Added ValueGreece
Network of Greek Green Cities
01. LegislationPortugal
Parameters for dimensioning of areas destined for green spaces and for collective use
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Regulation 6.1H Law for Roads & Buildings for people with disabilities
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Technical specifications for sidewalks, and squares & Legislation on Safety of Use and Accessibility of Construction Works
02. ProtectionPortugal
Definitions of national park and reserve
05. Environmental educationItaly
iNaturalist
01. LegislationPortugal
Municipal regulation related to green spaces
06. Added ValuePortugal
Sensory Eco-Park helping blind people to learn and enjoy the space with other senses
05. Environmental educationLithuania
The project that reveals the wonderful beauty of Lithuanian nature
05. Environmental educationPortugal
“SDGs in Action” app developed to present the Sustainable Development Goals
02. ProtectionGreece
Protection of the forests and forest areas of the country
02. ProtectionGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 141/2019 – Climate Law
05. Environmental educationGreece
WWF “Green Spaces App”
04. TransformationGreece
WWF Hellas
05. Environmental educationLithuania
An app to explore historical objects in Lithuania
01. LegislationPortugal
Regulation of green spaces, parks and Nature and biodiversity conservation areas
02. ProtectionGreece
Constitution of Greece – Article 24 “Protection of the environment”
06. Added ValueLithuania
A trail that focuses on feeling the connection with nature through visitor’s feet
01. LegislationCyprus
The Act of Nature Protection and Management and the Wildlife Act 2003.
05. Environmental educationGreece
QualityΝet Foundation (QNF): “In action for a better world”
04. TransformationItaly
GELSO – GEstione Locale per la SOstenibilità ambientale (Local management for environmental sustainability)
01. LegislationLithuania
The establishment, protection, management and control of protected areas