In May, World Urban Parks’s CEO, Luis Romahn, and Parques de Mexico’s director, María Isabel Velázquez, visited El Salvador to learn more about the parks in the capital, San Salvador.
The city of Adelaide in South Australia was invited to be a National Park City in December 2021 at the World Urban Parks Congress. Adelaide National Park City (ANPC) covers all of Greater Adelaide, including Salisbury in the north, Aldinga to the south, Burnside in the east, and Grange to the west, plus the city centre.
The World Urban Parks Annual General Meeting will be taking place this coming August 2022. A number of open positions are available to the Board of Directors for a term.
World Urban Parks in partnership with the National Association of Parks and Recreation of Mexico, present for the first time in the Americas the World Urban Parks Congress (WUP Congress 2022) .
Parks, nature and open spaces have always been very important in our world, and the criticalness of these places was elevated over the past 2 years while we navigated through COVID-19.
This week, World Parks Week, is the perfect time to reflect on the power parks must combat one of the world's greatest threats: the climate crisis.
World Parks Week 2022 is an opportunity for us to share how and in what ways we are connecting to the World Urban Parks 10/20/30!
Parks can play an important role in filling this nature gap for adolescents, providing them access to the proven physical and mental health benefits of being active and spending time in nature, and a sense of belonging and connection to their communities. Download the full article here!
This webinar focuses on city tourism and from there urban parks as tourist attractions.
This webinar will focus on a communities journey and the great health and wellbeing outcomes that can be achieved through co design, engaging across the community health sector, social prescribing, some passionate staff and great plans!