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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Organizations relating to Parks

European Society of Golf Course Architects / Est. 1990
European Federation of Amusement and Leisure Parks / Est. 1981
Fédération internationale des parcs de La Francophonie
European Centre of Documentation on Nature Park Planning, Turin / Est. 1994
IFPRA Europe
Protected Area Network of Parks
Asociación Latinoamericana de Parques Cementerios y Servicios Funderarios / Medellin, Colombia / Est. 1988
Fédération internationale des coins de jeux et des jardins populaires
Global Network for Anti-Golf Course Action / Est. 1992
International Ranger Federation / Sydney, Australia / Est. 1992
Federation of European Golf Greenkeepers Associations / St Veit, Austria / Est. 1996
Center for International Development, Research Triangle Park NC
World Waterpark Association / Overland Park KS, USA / Est. 1980
International Vocational Training Centre, Arnhem / Arnhem, Netherlands / Est. 1955
European Federation of Metropolitan and Periurban Natural and Rural Spaces / Est. 1997
Golf Course Association Europe / Wijdewormer, Netherlands / Est. 2006
European Sculpture Park Foundation / Est. 1978
Game Rangers Association of Africa / Greenside, South Africa / Est. 1970
International Golf Course Equipment Managers Association / Rapid City SD, USA / Est. 2006
European Institute of Golf Course Architects / Bramley, UK / Est. 2000
International Federation of Park and Recreation Administration / Est. 1957
International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions / Orlando FL, USA / Est. 1918
International Park Documentation Centre / Est. 1986
Association mondiale des rangers
IFPRA Asia Pacific / Est. 1989

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World Problems relating to Parks

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Endangered public reserves
Childhood accidents
Destruction of wilderness
Threatened urban trees
Avoidance of shaded open space in urban environments
Rival claims for conservation land
Agoraphobia
Vulnerability of protected natural areas
Inaccessibility of green parkland in an urban environment
Harassment in playgrounds
Uncoordinated park planning
Presumptuous management of the environment
Ineffective utilization of public environment
Low athletics priority
Overdevelopment of golf courses
Shortage of public space for relaxation
Decreasing park safety
Threatened wooded parkland habitats

Action Strategies relating to Parks

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Managing captive animal collections
Establishing green belts
Providing wildlife reserves
Creating new parks
Planning for park use
Exploiting untapped park potential
Making multi-purpose recreational space
Creating attractive public parks
Reducing loss of common open spaces
Establishing regular park maintenance
Creating multi-storey bicycle parks
Assisting parks
Developing linear parks
Developing gracious leisure space
Using unused recreation spaces
Creating suitable recreation space
Improving children's playgrounds
Designating community recreation spaces
Landscaping open green spaces
Investing resources in public parks
Designing ordered green space
Promoting park and ride schemes
Opening access to public land
Planning recreational space
Developing ecological golf courses

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