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
03. AccessibilitySpain
Accessibility for people with disabilities in public spaces
05. Environmental educationPortugal
App which provides “green” tips about environmental issues
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Second National Disability Action Plan
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal regime for nature conservation and biodiversity
04. TransformationGreece
The Green Tank
01. LegislationCyprus
The Act of Nature Protection and Management and the Wildlife Act 2003.
01. LegislationGreece
Extension of urban development plans, urban development and related regulations
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal framework for territorial management instruments
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
02. ProtectionGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
01. LegislationGreece
Sustainable development of the cities and settlements of the country and other provisions
04. TransformationSpain
Bordablanca. Cultivando La Inserción
03. AccessibilityGreece
Constitution of Greece – Article 21 paragraph 6
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 221/2015 – Circular economy Law
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Regulation 6.1H Law for Roads & Buildings for people with disabilities
01. LegislationCyprus
Forestry Act of 2012
05. Environmental educationItaly
Gardeniser
04. TransformationItaly
Zappata Romana
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Spaces and Wild Flora and Fauna
01. LegislationSpain
Law 30/2014, of 3 December, on National Parks
04. TransformationGreece
Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature
02. ProtectionLithuania
General principles of working and implementing an agricultural and rural development
02. ProtectionSpain
Conservation of Natural Spaces and Wild Flora and Fauna
03. AccessibilitySpain
Equality rights and equal treatment of persons with disabilities
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Material related to environmental education and sustainable development
01. LegislationLithuania
Public relations in the field of environmental protection
05. Environmental educationPortugal
App to maintain herb gardens and small gardens
03. AccessibilityItaly
Law 394/1991 – Framework law for the preservation of environmental areas
01. LegislationItaly
Law 10/2013 “Norms for the development of urban green spaces”
04. TransformationGreece
ELLINIKI ETAIRIA – Society for the Environment & Cultural Heritage
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to enhance civil society participation into building a joint vision of the green city
02. ProtectionGreece
Constitution of Greece – Article 24 “Protection of the environment”
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Guidance for dimensioning of areas destined for green spaces and for collective use
01. LegislationPortugal
Municipal regulation related to green spaces
05. Environmental educationCyprus
The Cyprus Environmental Studies Centre (CESC)
05. Environmental educationSpain
Acércate a los Parques – The park as an educational space
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Program to encourage actions and recognize the quality work developed by the school
06. Added ValueGreece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC)
05. Environmental educationSpain
App RIVER UP!
06. Added ValueCyprus
Larnaca Municipal Garden
02. ProtectionPortugal
Disciplinary and preservation measures related to the Madeira Natural Park
02. ProtectionGreece
Protection of the forests and forest areas of the country
04. TransformationPortugal
Initiative to safeguard the preservation and enjoyment of public green spaces
02. ProtectionSpain
Greenhouse gas emission control and the greenhouse effect
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Requirements for all construction works within the Republic of Lithuania territory
03. AccessibilityItaly
RPD 503/1996 – technical dispositions against physical barriers and for universal design
06. Added ValueGreece
The Metropolitan Park of Hellinikon
01. LegislationGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
04. TransformationGreece
ECOCITY
06. Added ValueSpain
Accessible Parks and Gardens Plan of Valencian Community
05. Environmental educationSpain
App “Vías Verdes y Red Natura 2000”
05. Environmental educationItaly
Leafsnap
02. ProtectionSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
05. Environmental educationSpain
Environmental volunteering project
04. TransformationLithuania
A place where visitors can learn about Lithuanian protected areas
01. LegislationCyprus
Strategy on Biological Diversity (2020)
05. Environmental educationSpain
Gardening Project
04. TransformationGreece
Ecological Movement of Patras (OIKIPA)
05. Environmental educationItaly
KEYtoNATURE
04. TransformationSpain
HUERTO URBANO – A project to raise awareness of the environment
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 394/1991 – Framework law for the preservation of environmental areas
06. Added ValueSpain
Capaces – Acquire the necessary knowledge to promote sustainable development
05. Environmental educationGreece
Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature: “Green Corners”
04. TransformationCyprus
Gardens of the future
02. ProtectionCyprus
The Waste Law of 2011
05. Environmental educationCyprus
Environment for all & Look at the Environment
01. LegislationItaly
Guidance on shared green areas and parks (2017)
05. Environmental educationGreece
Youth and Lifelong Learning Foundation:“Lifelong Learning Centres for the Environment and the Sustainability”
05. Environmental educationItaly
Urbact participatory
06. Added ValueCyprus
Gardens of the future
03. AccessibilityItaly
Main guidelines for accessibility of public spaces
01. LegislationPortugal
Regulation of green spaces, parks and Nature and biodiversity conservation areas
04. TransformationGreece
Organization Earth
03. AccessibilityGreece
Determination of the conditions and the technical specifications for the construction and operation of playgrounds
05. Environmental educationGreece
WWF “Green Spaces App”
05. Environmental educationPortugal
The Aquaquiz game to promote environmental literacy and awareness of the value of water
06. Added ValueSpain
Bancales – Project on creating a garden space with an organic vegetable garden
04. TransformationLithuania
Takais per Lietuva – National park accessibility, paying attention to those with disabilities
05. Environmental educationItaly
Legambiente Formazione
06. Added ValueGreece
Network of Greek Green Cities
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