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
01. LegislationLithuania
Public relations in the field of environmental protection
06. Added ValueGreece
The Metropolitan Park of Hellinikon
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal regime for nature conservation and biodiversity
03. AccessibilityItaly
Law 394/1991 – Framework law for the preservation of environmental areas
05. Environmental educationGreece
Youth and Lifelong Learning Foundation:“Lifelong Learning Centres for the Environment and the Sustainability”
05. Environmental educationSpain
Plants for a future – PFAF
06. Added ValueItaly
Naturalmente accessibile
02. ProtectionCyprus
Strategy and Action Plan for Biodiversity in Cyprus
03. AccessibilitySpain
Effectiveness and guarantee of the rights of opportunities of persons with disabilities
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Regulation 6.1H Law for Roads & Buildings for people with disabilities
02. ProtectionItaly
LD 42/2004 – Regulation on urban and landscape management
04. TransformationSpain
HUERTO URBANO – A project to raise awareness of the environment
05. Environmental educationGreece
Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature: “Green Corners”
05. Environmental educationLithuania
The project that reveals the wonderful beauty of Lithuanian nature
01. LegislationSpain
Improvements of urban areas of special character
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal framework for territorial management instruments
03. AccessibilitySpain
Equality rights and equal treatment of persons with disabilities
01. LegislationLithuania
The establishment, protection, management and control of protected areas
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Guidance for dimensioning of areas destined for green spaces and for collective use
02. ProtectionSpain
Conservation of Natural Spaces and Wild Flora and Fauna
04. TransformationCyprus
Greening Cyprus
02. ProtectionCyprus
Waste Prevention Programme 2015/2021
05. Environmental educationSpain
App RIVER UP!
02. ProtectionLithuania
General principles of working and implementing an agricultural and rural development
02. ProtectionGreece
Protection of the environment
04. TransformationSpain
Plan del Verde y de la Biodiversidad de Barcelona
01. LegislationGreece
Environmental upgrading and private urban planning – Sustainable development of settlements – Regulations on forest law and other provisions
04. TransformationGreece
The Green Tank
05. Environmental educationLithuania
An app to explore historical objects in Lithuania
03. AccessibilityItaly
MD 236/1989 – General accessibility features of public spaces
01. LegislationItaly
LD 133/2014 – “SbloccaItalia”
06. Added ValuePortugal
Sensory Eco-Park helping blind people to learn and enjoy the space with other senses
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 221/2015 – Circular economy Law
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Spaces and Wild Flora and Fauna
05. Environmental educationPortugal
The Aquaquiz game to promote environmental literacy and awareness of the value of water
04. TransformationCyprus
Greenovation
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Second National Disability Action Plan
04. TransformationCyprus
Gardens of the future
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 141/2019 – Climate Law
01. LegislationGreece
Sustainable development of the cities and settlements of the country and other provisions
06. Added ValueSpain
Capaces – Acquire the necessary knowledge to promote sustainable development
04. TransformationPortugal
Association dedicated to improve the business sector quality and productivity
05. Environmental educationItaly
Leafsnap
01. LegislationGreece
Extension of urban development plans, urban development and related regulations
01. LegislationCyprus
The Law on the Environmental Impact Assessment of Certain Plans and / or Programs of 2005
02. ProtectionLithuania
The relations of land ownership, management and administration in the Republic of Lithuania
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Regulations of the law on the social integration of the disabled
04. TransformationGreece
John S. Latsis – Public Benefit Foundation
05. Environmental educationSpain
Vivir los parques – Virtual tours, curiosities and data from urban parks
04. TransformationGreece
Organization Earth
04. TransformationItaly
GELSO – GEstione Locale per la SOstenibilità ambientale (Local management for environmental sustainability)
05. Environmental educationCyprus
Environment for all & Look at the Environment
06. Added ValueItaly
Parchi per tutti (parks for all)
04. TransformationLithuania
A place where visitors can learn about Lithuanian protected areas
04. TransformationGreece
ELLINIKI ETAIRIA – Society for the Environment & Cultural Heritage
01. LegislationCyprus
Strategy on Biological Diversity (2020)
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Physical space to promote several activities related to the environment
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Human rights instrument with an explicit, social development dimension
01. LegislationPortugal
Parameters for dimensioning of areas destined for green spaces and for collective use
02. ProtectionPortugal
Nature conservation and biodiversity protection in Azores
06. Added ValueSpain
Accessible Parks and Gardens Plan of Valencian Community
01. LegislationSpain
Development conditions and procedures affecting green areas
05. Environmental educationSpain
ARBOLAPP – Guide to wild trees
02. ProtectionGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
03. AccessibilityGreece
Constitution of Greece – Article 21 paragraph 6
05. Environmental educationPortugal
App to maintain herb gardens and small gardens
01. LegislationGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
01. LegislationItaly
Constitutional Law n.3/2001 – Title V
04. TransformationItaly
Retake
02. ProtectionLithuania
The protection, management, and establishment of greenery on non-forestry land
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
04. TransformationGreece
Ecological Movement of Patras (OIKIPA)
05. Environmental educationCyprus
Cyprus Centre of Environmental Research and Education (CYCERE)
02. ProtectionSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
01. LegislationSpain
Urban economic promotion through sustainable actions
02. ProtectionLithuania
The rights and duties of all forest managers, owners and users
02. ProtectionGreece
Modernization of the town and land-planning legislation and other provisions
01. LegislationCyprus
Plan and Strategy on the “Development of a green point network”
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to promote urban agriculture in the public space in big cities
05. Environmental educationPortugal
App which provides “green” tips about environmental issues
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