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. UBC Sustainable Cities Commission also co-ordinates the cooperation with CDP.


03.11.2021 - 19:15

Over three years of implementation, the BSR WATER platform provided significant input into the regional policies. The variety of results, produced in the platform, are not only shaping the regional decision-making plane, but can also be used by different regional stakeholders, including practitioners in the water sector. Learn more about the platform results!

12.10.2021 - 09:51

The European City Facility initiative allows cities to access the grant of €60,000 to develop an investment concept - an initial step towards a fully-fledged business and financial plan. The third call for applications will be open until 17 December 2021!

Upcoming events

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07.12.2021 - 12:00
On December 7th, European Green Capital Lahti and Sitowise welcome you to a virtual event on Agenda 2030 objectives: can digital solutions truly help cities in reaching the goals? This event will present solutions to make sustainable development an integral part of decision-making and leadership in cities.
31.05.2022 (All day)
European Conference on Mobility Management will take place on 31.5.-2.6.2022 in Turku, Finland! The main theme of ECOMM 2022 is “BE INSPIRED by... sustainable mobility” ECOMM 2022 in Turku offers an excellent opportunity for you to recharge your batteries and be inspired by Sustainable Mobility! The conference will be an unforgettable experience for everyone. We want the participants to be further motivated on their work for sustainable mobility as pursuing a change that can be sometimes very challenging. The conference welcomes inspiring presentations that focus on reaching the ambitious...