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 educationItaly
Urbact participatory
06. Added ValueSpain
Accessible Parks and Gardens Plan of Valencian Community
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Requirements for all construction works within the Republic of Lithuania territory
02. ProtectionCyprus
Waste Prevention Programme 2015/2021
02. ProtectionSpain
Greenhouse gas emission control and the greenhouse effect
02. ProtectionCyprus
Strategy and Action Plan for Biodiversity in Cyprus
04. TransformationItaly
Zappata Romana
02. ProtectionLithuania
The relations of land ownership, management and administration in the Republic of Lithuania
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Guidance for dimensioning of areas destined for green spaces and for collective use
05. Environmental educationSpain
Project Green Vigilantes
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Program to encourage actions and recognize the quality work developed by the school
02. ProtectionGreece
Protection of the forests and forest areas of the country
04. TransformationGreece
ELLINIKI ETAIRIA – Society for the Environment & Cultural Heritage
05. Environmental educationItaly
iNaturalist
05. Environmental educationPortugal
App which provides “green” tips about environmental issues
01. LegislationCyprus
The Law on the Environmental Impact Assessment of Certain Plans and / or Programs of 2005
05. Environmental educationLithuania
The project that reveals the wonderful beauty of Lithuanian nature
01. LegislationItaly
Guidance on shared green areas and parks (2017)
04. TransformationGreece
Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature
01. LegislationPortugal
Municipal regulation related to green spaces
04. TransformationGreece
Organization Earth
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 141/2020 – Solid waste Law
05. Environmental educationGreece
Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature: “Green Corners”
04. TransformationGreece
The Green Tank
01. LegislationItaly
Law 10/2013 “Norms for the development of urban green spaces”
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to enhance civil society participation into building a joint vision of the green city
01. LegislationPortugal
Parameters for dimensioning of areas destined for green spaces and for collective use
01. LegislationLithuania
The establishment, protection, management and control of protected areas
03. AccessibilityItaly
Law 394/1991 – Framework law for the preservation of environmental areas
02. ProtectionPortugal
Disciplinary and preservation measures related to the Madeira Natural Park
03. AccessibilityItaly
RPD 503/1996 – technical dispositions against physical barriers and for universal design
06. Added ValueItaly
Parchi per tutti (parks for all)
05. Environmental educationSpain
Gardening Project
03. AccessibilityItaly
MD 236/1989 – General accessibility features of public spaces
02. ProtectionLithuania
The protection, management, and establishment of greenery on non-forestry land
05. Environmental educationCyprus
The Cyprus Environmental Studies Centre (CESC)
05. Environmental educationSpain
Acércate a los Parques – The park as an educational space
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Technical specifications for sidewalks, and squares & Legislation on Safety of Use and Accessibility of Construction Works
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal regime for nature conservation and biodiversity
03. AccessibilitySpain
Effectiveness and guarantee of the rights of opportunities of persons with disabilities
05. Environmental educationCyprus
Environment for all & Look at the Environment
02. ProtectionPortugal
Definitions of national park and reserve
04. TransformationLithuania
A place where visitors can learn about Lithuanian protected areas
06. Added ValueGreece
Network of Greek Green Cities
02. ProtectionLithuania
The rights and duties of all forest managers, owners and users
03. AccessibilityGreece
Special regulations for the accessibility of people with disabilities in public places
06. Added ValueLithuania
A trail that focuses on feeling the connection with nature through visitor’s feet
01. LegislationSpain
Development conditions and procedures affecting green areas
04. TransformationSpain
HUERTO URBANO – A project to raise awareness of the environment
03. AccessibilityCyprus
The law on Persons with disabilities
03. AccessibilityLithuania
The adaptation of general use objects of a building to the needs of the disabled
02. ProtectionLithuania
General principles of working and implementing an agricultural and rural development
06. Added ValueGreece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC)
01. LegislationItaly
Constitutional Law n.3/2001 – Title V
03. AccessibilityGreece
Constitution of Greece – Article 21 paragraph 6
04. TransformationLithuania
Initiative to reduce social exclusion to inaccessible or poorly adapted public environments
05. Environmental educationPortugal
National strategy for environmental education
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Regulations of the law on the social integration of the disabled
02. ProtectionGreece
Modernization of the town and land-planning legislation and other provisions
05. Environmental educationLithuania
An app to explore historical objects in Lithuania
04. TransformationCyprus
Gardens of the future
05. Environmental educationSpain
Vivir los parques – Virtual tours, curiosities and data from urban parks
02. ProtectionGreece
Constitution of Greece – Article 24 “Protection of the environment”
06. Added ValuePortugal
Sensory Eco-Park helping blind people to learn and enjoy the space with other senses
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 141/2019 – Climate Law
04. TransformationItaly
Retake
02. ProtectionSpain
Conservation of Natural Spaces and Wild Flora and Fauna
01. LegislationLithuania
Public relations in the field of environmental protection
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Physical space to promote several activities related to the environment
05. Environmental educationSpain
Environmental volunteering project
01. LegislationCyprus
The Act of Nature Protection and Management and the Wildlife Act 2003.
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal framework for territorial management instruments
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to promote urban agriculture in the public space in big cities
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Second National Disability Action Plan
01. LegislationItaly
LD 133/2014 – “SbloccaItalia”
01. LegislationGreece
Categories and content of land use
04. TransformationPortugal
Projects and initiatives related with horticultural green spaces
06. Added ValueGreece
The Metropolitan Park of Hellinikon
06. Added ValueItaly
Primavera 83
02. ProtectionSpain
Responsibility for environmental damage
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