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.


06.07.2018 - 10:01

We have just sent out our last newsletter before going to summer holidays. Feel free to read the Summer Greetings issue here

04.07.2018 - 11:08

Baltic Urban Lab - Central Baltic 2015-2020 project that has been led by our Commission, will be sharing the final project results during their Final Conference "Dealing with the Past and Planning for the Future - Turning urban brownfields into possibilities" on 6-7 September 2018 in Riga, Latvia.

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!  
06.09.2018 (All day)
We would like to warmly welcome you to our Final Conference that will take place in Riga, Latvia September 6-7th, 2018. The conference will present the results of the project and discuss how cities around the Baltic Sea region can tackle better challenges related to brownfield redevelopment. The topic of the conference will be “Dealing with the past & Planning for the future - turning urban brownfields into possibilities” to address the two crucial topics around brownfield development – how to deal with the site's past and possible contamination of soil and at the same time develop...