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!

  • All
  • 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
Environment for all & Look at the Environment
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Technical specifications for sidewalks, and squares & Legislation on Safety of Use and Accessibility of Construction Works
06. Added ValueGreece
Network of Greek Green Cities
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to promote urban agriculture in the public space in big cities
04. TransformationCyprus
Greening Cyprus
01. LegislationSpain
Urban economic promotion through sustainable actions
01. LegislationSpain
Development conditions and procedures affecting green areas
03. AccessibilityCyprus
The law on Persons with disabilities
04. TransformationItaly
Zappata Romana
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Program to encourage actions and recognize the quality work developed by the school
05. Environmental educationCyprus
Urban Gardens: Green corners in our city
03. AccessibilityItaly
Law 394/1991 – Framework law for the preservation of environmental areas
06. Added ValueCyprus
Green City & Green Community of Cyprus Awards – GreenCityCY Awards
05. Environmental educationLithuania
An app to explore historical objects in Lithuania
03. AccessibilityItaly
RPD 503/1996 – technical dispositions against physical barriers and for universal design
03. AccessibilityGreece
Constitution of Greece – Article 21 paragraph 6
02. ProtectionGreece
Modernization of the town and land-planning legislation and other provisions
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to enhance civil society participation into building a joint vision of the green city
02. ProtectionLithuania
General principles of working and implementing an agricultural and rural development
04. TransformationGreece
Green Fund
04. TransformationGreece
ECOCITY
02. ProtectionSpain
Conservation of Natural Spaces and Wild Flora and Fauna
02. ProtectionSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
03. AccessibilityGreece
Special regulations for the accessibility of people with disabilities in public places
06. Added ValueItaly
Primavera 83
06. Added ValueGreece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC)
05. Environmental educationGreece
WWF “Green Spaces App”
01. LegislationCyprus
The Act of Nature Protection and Management and the Wildlife Act 2003.
02. ProtectionGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
05. Environmental educationItaly
iNaturalist
05. Environmental educationSpain
Plants for a future – PFAF
05. Environmental educationGreece
Kastoria Environmental Education Centre
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal regime for nature conservation and biodiversity
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal framework for territorial management instruments
04. TransformationPortugal
Association dedicated to improve the business sector quality and productivity
06. Added ValueCyprus
Larnaca Municipal Garden
02. ProtectionPortugal
Definitions of national park and reserve
01. LegislationPortugal
Regulation of green spaces in a Portuguese municipality
04. TransformationGreece
Ecological Movement of Patras (OIKIPA)
01. LegislationGreece
Extension of urban development plans, urban development and related regulations
04. TransformationSpain
Bordablanca. Cultivando La Inserción
01. LegislationGreece
Categories and content of land use
01. LegislationGreece
Environmental upgrading and private urban planning – Sustainable development of settlements – Regulations on forest law and other provisions
01. LegislationCyprus
Plan and Strategy on the “Development of a green point network”
01. LegislationCyprus
Forestry Act of 2012
02. ProtectionPortugal
National Network of Protected Areas
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Guidance for dimensioning of areas destined for green spaces and for collective use
01. LegislationPortugal
Regulation of green spaces, parks and Nature and biodiversity conservation areas
02. ProtectionLithuania
The protection, management, and establishment of greenery on non-forestry land
04. TransformationGreece
Organization Earth
02. ProtectionCyprus
The Act of Nature Protection and Management and the Wildlife Act 2003.
03. AccessibilityGreece
Technical instructions for the adaptation of existing buildings and infrastructure for their accessibility to people with disabilities
05. Environmental educationPortugal
“SDGs in Action” app developed to present the Sustainable Development Goals
01. LegislationPortugal
Municipal regulation related to green spaces
05. Environmental educationCyprus
The Cyprus Environmental Studies Centre (CESC)
06. Added ValueItaly
Naturalmente accessibile
02. ProtectionLithuania
The relations of land ownership, management and administration in the Republic of Lithuania
01. LegislationItaly
Constitutional Law n.3/2001 – Title V
04. TransformationGreece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF)
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 141/2019 – Climate Law
04. TransformationCyprus
Greenovation
02. ProtectionCyprus
The Waste Law of 2011
03. AccessibilityCyprus
National Disability Strategy
05. Environmental educationPortugal
App which provides “green” tips about environmental issues
06. Added ValuePortugal
Sensory Eco-Park helping blind people to learn and enjoy the space with other senses
05. Environmental educationCyprus
Cyprus Centre of Environmental Research and Education (CYCERE)
03. AccessibilitySpain
Equality rights and equal treatment of persons with disabilities
05. Environmental educationSpain
ARBOLAPP – Guide to wild trees
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to promote a healthy diet and education about the environment and the waste issues
05. Environmental educationItaly
KEYtoNATURE
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 221/2015 – Circular economy Law
01. LegislationLithuania
Public relations in the field of environmental protection
03. AccessibilityItaly
Main guidelines for accessibility of public spaces
04. TransformationPortugal
Initiative to safeguard the preservation and enjoyment of public green spaces
03. AccessibilitySpain
Accessibility for people with disabilities in public spaces
01. LegislationSpain
Improvements of urban areas of special character
06. Added ValuePortugal
This project tried creating community gardens in an urban context
02. ProtectionCyprus
Strategy and Action Plan for Biodiversity in Cyprus
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Association dedicated to the environmental education in formal and non-formal training