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
06. Added ValueGreece
The Metropolitan Park of Hellinikon
01. LegislationCyprus
The Law on the Environmental Impact Assessment of Certain Plans and / or Programs of 2005
03. AccessibilityGreece
Special regulations for the accessibility of people with disabilities in public places
04. TransformationGreece
ECOCITY
04. TransformationCyprus
Greening Cyprus
03. AccessibilityGreece
Constitution of Greece – Article 21 paragraph 6
05. Environmental educationSpain
Plants for a future – PFAF
03. AccessibilityLithuania
The adaptation of general use objects of a building to the needs of the disabled
05. Environmental educationSpain
Gardening Project
03. AccessibilityCyprus
The law on Persons with disabilities
05. Environmental educationPortugal
App to maintain herb gardens and small gardens
01. LegislationLithuania
Public relations in the field of environmental protection
06. Added ValueItaly
Parchi per tutti (parks for all)
03. AccessibilityItaly
Law 394/1991 – Framework law for the preservation of environmental areas
01. LegislationGreece
Environmental upgrading and private urban planning – Sustainable development of settlements – Regulations on forest law and other provisions
04. TransformationGreece
Organization Earth
04. TransformationLithuania
Takais per Lietuva – National park accessibility, paying attention to those with disabilities
02. ProtectionSpain
Greenhouse gas emission control and the greenhouse effect
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to promote a healthy diet and education about the environment and the waste issues
04. TransformationCyprus
Gardens of the future
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 141/2020 – Solid waste Law
05. Environmental educationGreece
Youth and Lifelong Learning Foundation:“Lifelong Learning Centres for the Environment and the Sustainability”
04. TransformationLithuania
A place where visitors can learn about Lithuanian protected areas
04. TransformationGreece
Ecological Movement of Patras (OIKIPA)
06. Added ValueCyprus
Larnaca Municipal Garden
02. ProtectionPortugal
National Network of Protected Areas
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 394/1991 – Framework law for the preservation of environmental areas
05. Environmental educationSpain
Acércate a los Parques – The park as an educational space
02. ProtectionCyprus
Strategy and Action Plan for Biodiversity in Cyprus
02. ProtectionPortugal
Definitions of national park and reserve
06. Added ValuePortugal
This project tried creating community gardens in an urban context
01. LegislationGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
04. TransformationSpain
HUERTO URBANO – A project to raise awareness of the environment
02. ProtectionPortugal
Nature conservation and biodiversity protection in Azores
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Human rights instrument with an explicit, social development dimension
04. TransformationGreece
The Green Tank
01. LegislationItaly
Constitutional Law n.3/2001 – Title V
02. ProtectionGreece
Constitution of Greece – Article 24 “Protection of the environment”
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Requirements for all construction works within the Republic of Lithuania territory
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Association dedicated to the environmental education in formal and non-formal training
06. Added ValuePortugal
Sensory Eco-Park helping blind people to learn and enjoy the space with other senses
04. TransformationPortugal
Initiative to safeguard the preservation and enjoyment of public green spaces
01. LegislationGreece
Extension of urban development plans, urban development and related regulations
03. AccessibilityItaly
MD 236/1989 – General accessibility features of public spaces
06. Added ValueSpain
Capaces – Acquire the necessary knowledge to promote sustainable development
01. LegislationPortugal
Regulation of green spaces, parks and Nature and biodiversity conservation areas
01. LegislationGreece
Categories and content of land use
02. ProtectionGreece
Protection of the environment
01. LegislationLithuania
The establishment, protection, management and control of protected areas
04. TransformationSpain
Bordablanca. Cultivando La Inserción
04. TransformationGreece
John S. Latsis – Public Benefit Foundation
06. Added ValueSpain
Accessible Parks and Gardens Plan of Valencian Community
02. ProtectionGreece
Modernization of the town and land-planning legislation and other provisions
01. LegislationSpain
Law 30/2014, of 3 December, on National Parks
05. Environmental educationItaly
Gardeniser
05. Environmental educationGreece
QualityΝet Foundation (QNF): “In action for a better world”
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to enhance civil society participation into building a joint vision of the green city
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Regulations of the law on the social integration of the disabled
01. LegislationGreece
Sustainable development of the cities and settlements of the country and other provisions
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Physical space to promote several activities related to the environment
05. Environmental educationGreece
Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature: “Green Corners”
04. TransformationGreece
ELLINIKI ETAIRIA – Society for the Environment & Cultural Heritage
06. Added ValueGreece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC)
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Spaces and Wild Flora and Fauna
05. Environmental educationItaly
Urbact participatory
06. Added ValueItaly
Naturalmente accessibile
01. LegislationCyprus
Forestry Act of 2012
01. LegislationSpain
Improvements of urban areas of special character
04. TransformationPortugal
Projects and initiatives related with horticultural green spaces
05. Environmental educationGreece
Kastoria Environmental Education Centre
02. ProtectionCyprus
The Waste Law of 2011
02. ProtectionGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
01. LegislationPortugal
Parameters for dimensioning of areas destined for green spaces and for collective use
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
05. Environmental educationItaly
Legambiente Formazione
05. Environmental educationCyprus
Environment for all & Look at the Environment
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal regime for nature conservation and biodiversity
05. Environmental educationSpain
ARBOLAPP – Guide to wild trees
03. AccessibilityGreece
Determination of the conditions and the technical specifications for the construction and operation of playgrounds
04. TransformationGreece
WWF Hellas
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