Resources with a global reach and in various formats that will help you maintain a global presence while improving your professional practice and creating alliances around the world.

  • Blog

    Within the blog, all the contents of the World Urban Parks are concentrated. Each publication is free to access and there are different categories to have quick access to topics of interest.

  • Recommendations

    Discover the trends that are happening around the world. Podcasts, webinars, documents, activities and events. Stay connected globally.

  • Newsletter

    Check the WUP newsletters. The most important information of each month is concentrated in these. Don't

  • Studies & Articles

    Check out the studies and articles created by the WUP and its allies from around the world. Up-to-date and cuttingedge information at your fingertips.


World Urban Parks is proud to introduce you to new programs to invest in your local, regional, national and international park community. Explore this section to see how you can connect with the World Urban Parks community.

Emerging Urban Leaders

This initiative will create a network that includes architects, urban planners, community organizers, policymakers and conservationists, who are matched with mentors to develop innovative solutions and quality cities of the future.


Signature Programs

The signature programs of the WUP are based on the axis lines attached to the strategic planning of the organization and seek to create better urban parks in the cities of the world.

Coming soon

World Parks Academy

The World Parks Academy (WPA) seeks to unite national certification systems by providing the first international competency-based certification programs for the parks and recreation industry.


Parks Corps

Parks Corps seeks to unite urban park professionals and empower them to create partnerships of the future.

Coming soon

Thank you to the Government of South Australia - Department of Environment and Water for being the World Urban Parks Principle Donor!



Discover the events and activities that are happening around the world and get involved.

WUP Congress

Don't miss out on one of the largest international gatherings of park and recreation professionals! Discover more about our annual World Parks Congress!

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Parks Week

Parks Week is an event that helps promote and support the effective provision, management, and use of urban parks, open space, and recreation around the world as an integral contribution to healthy, globally connected communities.

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Other events

In this section you will find different events and activities of organizations around the world.

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Become a Member

Become a member of World Urban Parks and discover a global network of collaborators in the urban parks and open space sector. Check all the benefits here. Be part of this world organization!