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.


18.02.2021 - 11:55

PFAS (polyfluoroalkyl substances) are a man-made pollutants, hazardous to human health and the environment. The workshop "Pathways to targeted PFAS removal – from policy to technology" addressed this issue and provided a space for further cooperation.

11.02.2021 - 09:47

The Co-chair of UBC Sustainable Cities Commission Mr. Risto Veivo was appointed the Climate Director for the city of Turku! We took an interview to learn how the city of Turku is leading the climate action by example.

Upcoming events

03.03.2021 - 14:00
European Dialogue for Sustainable Cities is a brand new dialogue series by Lahti – European Green Capital 2021. The talk show features thrilling debates on European cities’ environmental solutions, innovations, and cooperation models amid an ecological crisis and corona pandemic. The theme of the second episode is ”Eco-innovation” and we welcome Stockholm, the first European Green Capital from 2010, to the show!
04.03.2021 - 10:00
The European City Facility's second call will open on the 29th March 2021 and close on the 31st May 2021. The Latvian EUCF Webinar will be held March 4 at 10-11:30 EET in Latvian.   Vebinārs