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
02. ProtectionGreece
Constitution of Greece – Article 24 “Protection of the environment”
02. ProtectionGreece
Modernization of the town and land-planning legislation and other provisions
04. TransformationGreece
ECOCITY
01. LegislationPortugal
Regulation of green spaces in a Portuguese municipality
05. Environmental educationItaly
KEYtoNATURE
06. Added ValueCyprus
Gardens of the future
04. TransformationItaly
Zappata Romana
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Technical specifications for sidewalks, and squares & Legislation on Safety of Use and Accessibility of Construction Works
01. LegislationItaly
Guidance on shared green areas and parks (2017)
04. TransformationSpain
HUERTO URBANO – A project to raise awareness of the environment
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Requirements for all construction works within the Republic of Lithuania territory
02. ProtectionGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
03. AccessibilityItaly
Main guidelines for accessibility of public spaces
03. AccessibilityGreece
Technical instructions for the adaptation of existing buildings and infrastructure for their accessibility to people with disabilities
03. AccessibilityCyprus
Regulation 6.1H Law for Roads & Buildings for people with disabilities
02. ProtectionCyprus
The Waste Law of 2011
02. ProtectionPortugal
National Network of Protected Areas
01. LegislationPortugal
Regulation of green spaces, parks and Nature and biodiversity conservation areas
03. AccessibilityGreece
Special regulations for the accessibility of people with disabilities in public places
04. TransformationPortugal
Projects and initiatives related with horticultural green spaces
05. Environmental educationSpain
Project Green Vigilantes
02. ProtectionPortugal
Nature conservation and biodiversity protection in Azores
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal regime for nature conservation and biodiversity
01. LegislationCyprus
The Law on the Environmental Impact Assessment of Certain Plans and / or Programs of 2005
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 141/2019 – Climate Law
06. Added ValueGreece
Network of Greek Green Cities
05. Environmental educationSpain
Gardening Project
01. LegislationSpain
Urban economic promotion through sustainable actions
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to promote a healthy diet and education about the environment and the waste issues
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Material related to environmental education and sustainable development
03. AccessibilityItaly
RPD 503/1996 – technical dispositions against physical barriers and for universal design
04. TransformationGreece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF)
02. ProtectionSpain
Greenhouse gas emission control and the greenhouse effect
05. Environmental educationSpain
Acércate a los Parques – The park as an educational space
02. ProtectionLithuania
The protection, management, and establishment of greenery on non-forestry land
03. AccessibilitySpain
Equality rights and equal treatment of persons with disabilities
01. LegislationGreece
Extension of urban development plans, urban development and related regulations
03. AccessibilityCyprus
National Disability Strategy
01. LegislationSpain
Development conditions and procedures affecting green areas
01. LegislationLithuania
Public relations in the field of environmental protection
04. TransformationGreece
WWF Hellas
01. LegislationGreece
Sustainable development of the cities and settlements of the country and other provisions
05. Environmental educationLithuania
The project that reveals the wonderful beauty of Lithuanian nature
06. Added ValueCyprus
Larnaca Municipal Garden
05. Environmental educationGreece
QualityΝet Foundation (QNF): “In action for a better world”
01. LegislationSpain
Law 30/2014, of 3 December, on National Parks
04. TransformationCyprus
Greening Cyprus
01. LegislationItaly
Law 10/2013 “Norms for the development of urban green spaces”
05. Environmental educationSpain
Plants for a future – PFAF
04. TransformationGreece
Green Fund
06. Added ValuePortugal
Sensory Eco-Park helping blind people to learn and enjoy the space with other senses
05. Environmental educationSpain
Vivir los parques – Virtual tours, curiosities and data from urban parks
05. Environmental educationItaly
Leafsnap
01. LegislationItaly
Constitutional Law n.3/2001 – Title V
03. AccessibilityLithuania
The adaptation of general use objects of a building to the needs of the disabled
04. TransformationGreece
The Green Tank
06. Added ValueSpain
Bancales – Project on creating a garden space with an organic vegetable garden
02. ProtectionItaly
LD 42/2004 – Regulation on urban and landscape management
06. Added ValueItaly
Primavera 83
05. Environmental educationPortugal
National strategy for environmental education
06. Added ValueGreece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC)
05. Environmental educationPortugal
The Aquaquiz game to promote environmental literacy and awareness of the value of water
05. Environmental educationSpain
App “Vías Verdes y Red Natura 2000”
01. LegislationItaly
LD 133/2014 – “SbloccaItalia”
05. Environmental educationPortugal
“SDGs in Action” app developed to present the Sustainable Development Goals
05. Environmental educationCyprus
Environment for all & Look at the Environment
03. AccessibilityItaly
MD 236/1989 – General accessibility features of public spaces
02. ProtectionPortugal
Disciplinary and preservation measures related to the Madeira Natural Park
04. TransformationPortugal
Association dedicated to improve the business sector quality and productivity
01. LegislationGreece
Environmental upgrading and private urban planning – Sustainable development of settlements – Regulations on forest law and other provisions
04. TransformationLithuania
Takais per Lietuva – National park accessibility, paying attention to those with disabilities
04. TransformationLithuania
A place where visitors can learn about Lithuanian protected areas
02. ProtectionGreece
Protection of the forests and forest areas of the country
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Spaces and Wild Flora and Fauna
04. TransformationGreece
Organization Earth
04. TransformationGreece
John S. Latsis – Public Benefit Foundation
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Regulations of the law on the social integration of the disabled
04. TransformationGreece
Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature
01. LegislationSpain
Improvements of urban areas of special character
02. ProtectionSpain
Responsibility for environmental damage
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