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

17.08.2018 - 11:15

The CIVITAS ECCENTRIC project is holding a workshop from 17-18 September in Stockholm, Sweden, that will give participants insight into the innovative work being undertaken in its five project cities. City representatives are invited to come the Swedish capital and learn about the selection, development, and implementation of sustainable urban mobility measures from cities currently going through these processes.

16.08.2018 - 08:52

UBC cities have been invited to join Baltic Urban Lab project's last webinar on the use of digital tools in participatory urban planning.

Upcoming events

13.09.2018 (All day)
We welcome you to take part in the UBC Sustainable Cities Commission Meeting in Klaipeda 13-14th of September 2018! The Meeting is titled "SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY - Trends and Challenges from the BSR".  Register here!  
23.08.2018 - 12:00
UBC cities are invited to join the 4th webinar of Baltic Urban Lab (August 23rd, 2018) will focus on the possibilities that new digital tools can bring in participatory urban planning. Baltic Urban Lab cities Tallinn and Norrköping have both developed and tested new tools to encourage different stakeholders, especially citizens to give their feedback and learn more about current planning issues. Tallinn has developed AvaLinn Mobile App and Norrköping 3D visualisation tool Earth Autopsy. The tools have been tested in the planning of the two brownfield sites - The Skoone Bastion in Tallinn...