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 educationItaly
iNaturalist
02. ProtectionGreece
Modernization of the town and land-planning legislation and other provisions
02. ProtectionSpain
Waste and contaminated land management
01. LegislationSpain
Improvements of urban areas of special character
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Material related to environmental education and sustainable development
05. Environmental educationCyprus
The Cyprus Environmental Studies Centre (CESC)
04. TransformationGreece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF)
02. ProtectionSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to promote a healthy diet and education about the environment and the waste issues
04. TransformationGreece
Ecological Movement of Patras (OIKIPA)
03. AccessibilitySpain
Equality rights and equal treatment of persons with disabilities
04. TransformationItaly
GELSO – GEstione Locale per la SOstenibilità ambientale (Local management for environmental sustainability)
01. LegislationGreece
Environmental upgrading and private urban planning – Sustainable development of settlements – Regulations on forest law and other provisions
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Program to encourage actions and recognize the quality work developed by the school
01. LegislationSpain
Law 30/2014, of 3 December, on National Parks
02. ProtectionPortugal
Disciplinary and preservation measures related to the Madeira Natural Park
02. ProtectionPortugal
Definitions of national park and reserve
02. ProtectionPortugal
Nature conservation and biodiversity protection in Azores
05. Environmental educationSpain
App “Vías Verdes y Red Natura 2000”
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Regulation 6.1H Law for Roads & Buildings for people with disabilities
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Requirements for all construction works within the Republic of Lithuania territory
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Guidance for dimensioning of areas destined for green spaces and for collective use
03. AccessibilityGreece
Determination of the conditions and the technical specifications for the construction and operation of playgrounds
03. AccessibilityItaly
RPD 503/1996 – technical dispositions against physical barriers and for universal design
06. Added ValuePortugal
This project tried creating community gardens in an urban context
02. ProtectionItaly
LD 42/2004 – Regulation on urban and landscape management
06. Added ValueGreece
The Metropolitan Park of Hellinikon
06. Added ValueCyprus
Larnaca Municipal Garden
01. LegislationCyprus
Forestry Act of 2012
02. ProtectionGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
03. AccessibilitySpain
Accessibility for people with disabilities in public spaces
04. TransformationSpain
HUERTO URBANO – A project to raise awareness of the environment
04. TransformationPortugal
Projects and initiatives related with horticultural green spaces
05. Environmental educationSpain
ARBOLAPP – Guide to wild trees
06. Added ValueItaly
Parchi per tutti (parks for all)
06. Added ValueGreece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC)
04. TransformationCyprus
Gardens of the future
01. LegislationSpain
Development conditions and procedures affecting green areas
02. ProtectionLithuania
The rights and duties of all forest managers, owners and users
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal framework for territorial management instruments
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Technical specifications for sidewalks, and squares & Legislation on Safety of Use and Accessibility of Construction Works
05. Environmental educationPortugal
National strategy for environmental education
06. Added ValueLithuania
A trail that focuses on feeling the connection with nature through visitor’s feet
05. Environmental educationGreece
Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature: “Green Corners”
04. TransformationPortugal
Association dedicated to improve the business sector quality and productivity
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal regime for nature conservation and biodiversity
06. Added ValueCyprus
Green City & Green Community of Cyprus Awards – GreenCityCY Awards
01. LegislationGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
01. LegislationItaly
Guidance on shared green areas and parks (2017)
04. TransformationGreece
ELLINIKI ETAIRIA – Society for the Environment & Cultural Heritage
02. ProtectionSpain
Responsibility for environmental damage
04. TransformationSpain
Plan del Verde y de la Biodiversidad de Barcelona
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 141/2020 – Solid waste Law
06. Added ValueItaly
Naturalmente accessibile
02. ProtectionLithuania
The relations of land ownership, management and administration in the Republic of Lithuania
05. Environmental educationLithuania
An app to explore historical objects in Lithuania
02. ProtectionCyprus
Waste Prevention Programme 2015/2021
05. Environmental educationSpain
Project Green Vigilantes
04. TransformationCyprus
Greenovation
04. TransformationGreece
ECOCITY
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Spaces and Wild Flora and Fauna
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Second National Disability Action Plan
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to enhance civil society participation into building a joint vision of the green city
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Human rights instrument with an explicit, social development dimension
04. TransformationGreece
Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature
05. Environmental educationItaly
Urbact participatory
02. ProtectionGreece
Constitution of Greece – Article 24 “Protection of the environment”
01. LegislationPortugal
Regulation of green spaces in a Portuguese municipality
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 141/2019 – Climate Law
05. Environmental educationSpain
Vivir los parques – Virtual tours, curiosities and data from urban parks
04. TransformationGreece
Green Fund
05. Environmental educationSpain
Environmental volunteering project
02. ProtectionSpain
Greenhouse gas emission control and the greenhouse effect
05. Environmental educationItaly
KEYtoNATURE
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to promote urban agriculture in the public space in big cities
02. ProtectionLithuania
General principles of working and implementing an agricultural and rural development
04. TransformationCyprus
Greening Cyprus
01. LegislationItaly
Law 10/2013 “Norms for the development of urban green spaces”
04. TransformationGreece
Organization Earth