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.
The NonHazCity Plastic Diet campaign is launched on 3 May to bring attention to the threats of plastic on our health. The project consortium includes many UBC Member Cities from local administrations and key environmental actors. Follow the campaign and learn more about potential threats that plastic can have to our health and environment, in which product groups we find it and what are the safer alternatives.
Climate change is already here, and we have no other choice but to start preparing, adapting, and dealing with the consequences. The first UBC TALKS webinar of 2021 discussed climate hazards and how cities in the Baltic Sea Region can build resilience and was co-hosted with the Safe Cities Commission.