Better recreational spaces in San Salvador

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In May, World Urban Parks’s CEO, Luis Romahn visited El Salvador to learn more about the parks in the capital, San Salvador. His visit also had the purpose of providing, based on his experience, support in improving the management of these urban spaces. Their visit also had the purpose of providing, based on its experience, support in improving the management of these urban spaces.

Collaboration is a key action when it comes to public spaces, which is why Luis Romahn's visit prompted the Mayor's Office of San Salvador, WUP and the Parque Cuscatlán Foundation (FUNDAPARC) to sign a cooperation agreement.

Collaboration is a key action when it comes to public spaces

Which is why Luis Romahn's visit prompted the Mayor's Office of San Salvador, WUP and the Parque Cuscatlán Foundation (FUNDAPARC) to sign a cooperation agreement.

Under this signature, the administration of the Mayor's Office of San Salvador, with the support of FUNDAPARC, undertakes to follow the proposed lines of action for the benefit of improving the design, construction, administration and management of urban parks and recreational public spaces in San Salvador. With the signing of the agreement, the aim is to improve the quality and performance of public spaces in the capital for a positive impact on its inhabitants.

Among the parks visited is Parque Cuscatlán a 71,000 m2  green space located in the heart of the city and where there is a collaborative management model between the San Salvador Mayor's Office and FUNDAPARC. This park currently has an annual visit of 300,000 people.

During the visit, the director of WUP gave two keynote presentations on the impact that parks have on cities.

These presentations were addressed both to staff from the mayor's office and partners who currently work in the city's urban parks, as well as to students and other key actors in the urban development of the city.

Cuscatlán Park is one of the most visited urban parks in the capital and is characterized by being a clean, safe, and accessible space for everyone. The signing of this agreement between institutions will enhance the management model of this space to replicate it in the other green areas, parks and public areas of San Salvador.

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Cuscatlán Park is one of the most visited urban parks in the capital and is characterized by being a clean, safe, and accessible space for everyone. The signing of this agreement between institutions will enhance the management model of this space to replicate it in the other green areas, parks and public areas of San Salvador.

The representatives toured the urban parks. Among those who visited and met are Parque Satélite, Bicentenario, Maquilishuat, El Talapo, Infantil and Saburo Hirao.

San Salvador has more than 315,000 inhabitants and its metropolitan area is made up of 14 municipalities, which together have around 2,000,000 inhabitants.

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