Welcome to the Ocean Literacy in Coastal Cities Conference 6-7 December 2018 in Malmö. The aim is to inspire, learn, debate and drive action at a local level for the marine environment with focus on ocean literacy in coastal cities. Meet representatives from UNESCO in Venice, OCEAN SCHOOL in Canada, the Swedish Government and many more to take part in the important discussions on Ocean Literacy.
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,
Good news for cities developing Sustainable Urban Mobility plans! CIVITAS SUMPs-Up is looking for up to 25 planning authorities to join the 5th SUMP learning programme (SLP) which starts in May 2019.
Are you a mobility practitioner, working in a city administration, an NGO, a company or at a research institution? Are you interested in sustainable urban mobility planning or already experienced with Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs)? In any case, this is for you:
The SUMPs-Up project supports the take-up of SUMPs in European countries by offering a wide variety of learning opportunities for local authorities considering or already working with SUMPs.
The meeting of the UBC Sustainable Cities Commission will be held in Klaipėda, Lithuania on 13-14 September 2018. The topic for the meeting is SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY - “Trends and Challenges in the BSR”.
Apply before 31st of May 2018! This year's CIVITAS Forum Conference will take place from 19-21 September in Umeå, Sweden. The 16th edition of Europe's premier sustainable mobility event will bring together the CIVITAS community from across the continent and beyond.
There is less than a month until the official start of the European Sustainable Development Week, ESDW 2018. The ESDW is an European-wide initiative to stimulate and make visible activities, projects and events that promote sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It takes place every year from 30 May until 5 June.
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?