CDP, the global climate change disclosure non-profit organisation, and the leading city network in the Baltic Sea Region, the Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC), agreed on a two-year MoU to increase the number of Baltic Sea Region cities using systematic reporting of their climate change related actions. After the first year of cooperation UBC more than doubled the number of member cities using the platform and the goal for 2018 is to get up to 50 UBC cities involved.
Do you want to learn more about Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning?
Join the Baltic Sea Region Workshop on SUMPs (Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan) organized by the European SUMPs-Up project in cooperation with the City of Tampere, MAL network and UBC Sustainable Cities Commission on 15 March 2018. The workshop facilitates discussion and exchange of experiences on different challenges and solutions within the field of sustainable urban mobility planning. The event is targeted to experts and planners in local administrations and organization working with mobility issues in the Baltic Sea Region area.
Spring and summer expectations – focus on positive next steps
Dear UBC colleagues,
Cities in the Baltic Sea Region are dealing with similar challenges when it comes to urban planning and development. How to apply more integrated approach to the development of urban environment? How to involve all necessary parties in the planning process and how to promote sustainable urban development?
Missing some know-how on how to create a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) in you city? The best way to learn more and to exchange hands-on experiences with your colleagues from fellow UBC cities is to join the Baltic Sea Region SUMP workshop that will be arranged on March 15, 2018 in Tampere, Finland.
The latest issue of the Sustainable Cities Bulletin has been published. In this issue, many important aspects of sustainable cities are covered - stormwater management, brownfield regeneration, sustainable urban mobility and wastewater management. These activities that our member cities are doing in the framework of international cooperation projects, lead the work that we are all doing toward reaching the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Water – Integrated Storm Water Management project (2015-2018) provides new approaches and tools for urban planning ─ for greener, safer, more sustainable and attractive cities. The iWater introduces toolbox that provides both basic and detailed knowledge about stormwater management.
Are you interested to learn what kind of sustainable mobility tools, projects and cooperation opportunities we have to offer to UBC member cities?
Join Sustainable Mobility Webinar on 5 December 2017 at 10:00 (Central European Time). The Webinar will last about one and half hours and will introduce different possibilities and tools for the cities to start planning for their sustainable mobility options.
SUMPs-Up is a European cooperation project offering a series of learning activities that will equip city planning authorities and mobility practitioners with skills and knowledge that they need to develop and implement SUMPs (Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan).