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.


25.10.2018 - 12:17

The third UBC webinar was held on 25 October 2018 with the focus on presenting the UBC cities the concrete urban planning tools that have been developed in two cross-border cooperation projects - iWater and Baltic Urban Lab.

CIVITAS forum 2018
15.10.2018 - 17:16

The annual meeting of the CIVITAS Initiative took place under the slogan “Mobility for U and Me” from 19.-21- of September 2018 un Umeå, Sweden.

Over 400 participants from cities and municipalities, organisations, NGOs, companies and different initiatives form all over Europe gathered in the Northern Swedish city  for three days of interesting speeches and presentations,...

Upcoming events

04.12.2018 (All day)
  Cities.multimodal's sister project “Sustainable Urban Mobility and Commuting in Baltic Cities” SUMBA is an INTERREG BSR funded project focusing on sustainable and green commuting. The SUMBA project invites you to the conference on transport modelling and data management. The conference will take place in December 4-5, 2018 in the Historic Centre of Tallinn, Estonia. The conference will concentrate on transport modelling and data related opportunities for creating a seamless and efficient intermodal transport system that would make commuting more sustainable.  
30.01.2019 (All day)
The Final Conference of the IWAMA project is organized in the city of Turku, Finland, on 30 January – 1 February 2019. The event is hosted by the UBC Sustainable Cities Commission. The Final Conference of the project will bring attention to the current state of the water sector and its future needs and strategies for further development. Discussions will involve representatives from different levels, from local to national and regional, bringing together politicians and practitioners to strengthen the linkages between policy making and practical implementation of smart solutions in wastewater...