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.

News

18.02.2019 - 13:31

The CIVITAS ECCENTRIC project will be kickstarting its thematic webinar series next month with the first webinar focusing on vulnerable groups and gender issues in sustainable urban mobility planning.  The webinar will present examples from different cases, for example, UBC member city Umeå will share their...

28.01.2019 - 10:42

Analysing the mobility situation and developing scenarios of possible future mobility situations helps to set the goals for your city’s Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan. In order to know where you want to go and how you're going to get there, you first need to know where you are currently standing.

Collecting evidence on the existing mobility conditions and ensuring availability of accurate data is the basis for...

Upcoming events

28.02.2019 - 08:30
The workshop "IWAMA Nationaler Workshop – Energie- und Schlammoptimierung" is organized in Rostock, Germany, on 28 February 2019. Join the event to learn results and get the access to the outputs of the IWAMA project in German language!
12.03.2019 - 14:00
Vulnerable groups such as children, the elderly, or people with disabilities depend on public transportation and an accessible public space to stay mobile. Women are the largest user group of public transport. Therefore, sustainable urban mobility planning needs to provide inclusive and accessible means of mobility for all of these groups. This webinar offers insights from mobility planners and practitioners into different aspects of the topic: Solutions and mobility measures addressing gender issues, improving walkability for all, and offering better mobility for children and the elderly.