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Pro Bosque de Chapultepec

Affiliations

  • World Urban Park Association

World Urban Park Association

  • World Urban Park Association
  • What is WUPA
  • Responsibilities

For a few years the Bosque de Chapultepec belongs to the World Urban Parks Association, an international organization that represents urban parks, spaces open and recreational. It is estimated that by 2050, 70% of the population will be living in urban areas; that is why promoting environmental awareness, and providing a voice collective for people and organizations committed to green cities, Open spaces, healthy recreation, health and physical activity is of vital importance.

For the past few years, El Bosque de Chapultepec has been part of the World Urban Parks Association, an international organization that represents urban parks, and open recreational spaces. It is estimated that by 2050, 70% of the population will live in urban areas. This is why promoting environmental awareness and providing a collective voice for the people and organizations committed with green cities is of vital importance.

WUPA provides international consulting, support and is a link between urban parks.

Its goal is to draw on the combined experience of its members and associates to help build more urban parks and achieve significant improvements in cities with rapid urban growth.

Each year the Association organizes a forum to exchange ideas regarding common environmental, social and economic issues, in which urban parks are part of the solution.

World Urban Parks Association aims to achieve the same level of recognition as the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), responsible for safeguarding protected areas of the world. To this effect, it works as an umbrella for local associations and connects them to agencies, parks, non-governmental organizations, universities, research institutions, companies, community groups, individuals and related sectors such as health, tourism and resource management.

  • Promote and support common goals and issues at a local and international level.
  • Facilitate the creation of international networks that enable project collaborations and research or consultancy trips, involving the government, private sector, and communities.
  • Provide access to current or newfound data and information regarding urban parks.
  • Provide reference services and prizes that acknowledge urban sustainability excellence.
  • Coordination and facilitation of international programs and events.
  • Endorse quality products and services of other organizations and groups.