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.


21.03.2019 - 10:53

This webinar is a great opportunity for our UBC cities to both present their climate work as well as learn from what others are doing in their pursuit toward climate resilience. Climate work in two UBC cities - Tartu (Estonia) and Turku (Finland) - will be presented during the webinar.

CASCADE Kick off
18.03.2019 - 14:04

New innovative project brings together civil protection specialists and climate change adaptation experts to fight the impacts of climate change. CASCADE targets the need to develop risk assessment methodologies tailor-made for the local level and putting them into practice for more resilient societies.

CASCADE (Community Safety Action for Supporting Climate Adaptation and Development) project kicked off in Hamburg February 5.-...

Upcoming events

26.03.2019 - 10:30
Registration is open - act now!  UBC Climate Resilience Webinar will be held on 26.3.2019 at 10:30 – 12:00 EET. The webinar will focus on climate resilience work in UBC cities.  The webinar will be held in English and will be free of charge.
10.04.2019 (All day)
The event "Samverkan och möjligheter för framtida vatten- och slamhantering: fokus på IWAMA projekt" is a part of the national dissemination events of the IWAMA project: this event takes place in Kalmar, Sweden, on 10 April 2019. The event is in Swedish, and it will bring up not only the local expertise and examples of smart water and sludge management, but also good practices from the IWAMA project.