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!

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  • 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
04. TransformationGreece
ECOCITY
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to promote a healthy diet and education about the environment and the waste issues
05. Environmental educationSpain
App “Vías Verdes y Red Natura 2000”
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Physical space to promote several activities related to the environment
04. TransformationGreece
Organization Earth
02. ProtectionCyprus
Waste Prevention Programme 2015/2021
05. Environmental educationCyprus
Cyprus Centre of Environmental Research and Education (CYCERE)
06. Added ValuePortugal
Project to promote urban agriculture in the public space in big cities
04. TransformationCyprus
Gardens of the future
04. TransformationPortugal
Association dedicated to improve the business sector quality and productivity
02. ProtectionLithuania
The protection, management, and establishment of greenery on non-forestry land
06. Added ValueLithuania
The sensory garden design based on seven human senses
05. Environmental educationSpain
Environmental volunteering project
03. AccessibilityGreece
Special regulations for the accessibility of people with disabilities in public places
05. Environmental educationPortugal
The Aquaquiz game to promote environmental literacy and awareness of the value of water
03. AccessibilityItaly
Main guidelines for accessibility of public spaces
05. Environmental educationCyprus
Environment for all & Look at the Environment
04. TransformationCyprus
Greenovation
04. TransformationSpain
HUERTO URBANO – A project to raise awareness of the environment
06. Added ValuePortugal
This project tried creating community gardens in an urban context
02. ProtectionGreece
Protection of the forests and forest areas of the country
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Guidance for dimensioning of areas destined for green spaces and for collective use
02. ProtectionLithuania
The relations of land ownership, management and administration in the Republic of Lithuania
03. AccessibilityItaly
MD 236/1989 – General accessibility features of public spaces
05. Environmental educationCyprus
The Cyprus Environmental Studies Centre (CESC)
01. LegislationGreece
Categories and content of land use
05. Environmental educationGreece
Kastoria Environmental Education Centre
02. ProtectionPortugal
Disciplinary and preservation measures related to the Madeira Natural Park
02. ProtectionGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
05. Environmental educationGreece
Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature: “Green Corners”
02. ProtectionSpain
Greenhouse gas emission control and the greenhouse effect
02. ProtectionLithuania
The rights and duties of all forest managers, owners and users
01. LegislationGreece
Preservation of biodiversity and other provisions
04. TransformationItaly
GELSO – GEstione Locale per la SOstenibilità ambientale (Local management for environmental sustainability)
01. LegislationPortugal
Regulation of green spaces in a Portuguese municipality
01. LegislationSpain
Improvements of urban areas of special character
01. LegislationItaly
LD 133/2014 – “SbloccaItalia”
02. ProtectionItaly
Law 141/2019 – Climate Law
03. AccessibilityCyprus
The law on Persons with disabilities
05. Environmental educationPortugal
Association dedicated to the environmental education in formal and non-formal training
04. TransformationGreece
Ecological Movement of Patras (OIKIPA)
03. AccessibilityGreece
Constitution of Greece – Article 21 paragraph 6
02. ProtectionGreece
Modernization of the town and land-planning legislation and other provisions
05. Environmental educationItaly
iNaturalist
05. Environmental educationItaly
KEYtoNATURE
06. Added ValueLithuania
A trail that focuses on feeling the connection with nature through visitor’s feet
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal framework for territorial management instruments
05. Environmental educationSpain
Acércate a los Parques – The park as an educational space
05. Environmental educationGreece
WWF “Green Spaces App”
06. Added ValueGreece
The Metropolitan Park of Hellinikon
04. TransformationLithuania
Takais per Lietuva – National park accessibility, paying attention to those with disabilities
02. ProtectionPortugal
Definitions of national park and reserve
04. TransformationSpain
Bordablanca. Cultivando La Inserción
04. TransformationLithuania
A place where visitors can learn about Lithuanian protected areas
01. LegislationGreece
Environmental upgrading and private urban planning – Sustainable development of settlements – Regulations on forest law and other provisions
04. TransformationGreece
John S. Latsis – Public Benefit Foundation
03. AccessibilityLithuania
The adaptation of general use objects of a building to the needs of the disabled
05. Environmental educationItaly
Gardeniser
05. Environmental educationSpain
Plants for a future – PFAF
02. ProtectionSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
01. LegislationPortugal
Parameters for dimensioning of areas destined for green spaces and for collective use
05. Environmental educationItaly
Legambiente Formazione
02. ProtectionSpain
Conservation of Natural Spaces and Wild Flora and Fauna
04. TransformationItaly
Retake
03. AccessibilityGreece
Determination of the conditions and the technical specifications for the construction and operation of playgrounds
01. LegislationItaly
Constitutional Law n.3/2001 – Title V
06. Added ValueSpain
Accessible Parks and Gardens Plan of Valencian Community
06. Added ValueGreece
Network of Greek Green Cities
05. Environmental educationSpain
App RIVER UP!
04. TransformationGreece
Green Fund
05. Environmental educationItaly
Leafsnap
01. LegislationGreece
Extension of urban development plans, urban development and related regulations
03. AccessibilityLithuania
Human rights instrument with an explicit, social development dimension
04. TransformationLithuania
Initiative to reduce social exclusion to inaccessible or poorly adapted public environments
01. LegislationSpain
Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity
04. TransformationPortugal
Projects and initiatives related with horticultural green spaces
03. AccessibilityPortugal
Legal regime for nature conservation and biodiversity
05. Environmental educationSpain
ARBOLAPP – Guide to wild trees
04. TransformationSpain
Plan del Verde y de la Biodiversidad de Barcelona
04. TransformationGreece
WWF Hellas
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