Union of the Baltic Cities Sustainable Cities Commission

Union of the Baltic Cities Sustainable Cities Commission is one of the thematic Commissions of the Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC). Union of the Baltic Cities is a voluntary, proactive network mobilizing the shared potential of its member cities for democratic, economic, social, cultural and environmentally sustainable development of the Baltic Sea Region.

We at UBC Sustainable Cities Commission are responsible for the environmental and urban sustainability activities within UBC and we co-ordinate the UBC Sustainability Action Programme which is closely linked to the EU strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. We operate via development projects, member city conferences and policy meetings.


17.12.2018 - 14:07

The cities.multimodal project looks back on a busy first year. The partner cities conducted a comprehensive preparatory analysis incl. interviews with stakeholders, collected statistical data on their pilot area and implemented a survey among their citizens in order to get to know the mobility situation and behavior in their cities. The outcomes are now published as fact sheets on our website– take a look!

13.12.2018 - 15:36

Solar boats on the river Ryck – makes electric mobility on water coming alive for inhabitants and guests of the city. This year Greifswald took a new approach with the traditional sailing festival because they had a tradional sailer (climate sailing tour) in Greifswald with young people dealing with climate questions on board.

Upcoming events

30.01.2019 (All day)
The Final Conference of the IWAMA project is organized in the city of Turku, Finland, on 30–31 January 2019. The event is hosted by the City of Turku and the UBC Sustainable Cities Commission.
21.03.2019 (All day)
XX Anniversary International Environmental Forum Baltic Sea Day is organized in St. Petersburg, Russia, on 21–22 March 2019.