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April, 2018
Dear UBC colleagues, In 2017, UBC started a strategic partnership with CDP, the world’s leading organization on voluntary Climate reporting. Currently, over 530 cities, 100 states and regions, and...
February, 2018
Dear UBC colleagues, During the last ten years, the global discussion concerning cities and development has been focusing on the concept of Smart cities. The cities have to have smart water and...
January, 2018
This manual provides support for planners in cities that are not yet familiar with sustainable urban mobility planning and who need support with where to start in the context of measure selection. As...
January, 2018
This manual provides support for cities that are familiar with sustainable urban mobility planning. A step-up city is applying SUMP measures, but not systematically. The issues this manual addresses...
January, 2018
The toolbox introduces the most commonly used approaches and concrete tools for urban stormwater management. The toolbox is especially aimed at landscape architects, architects, and urban planners...
December, 2017
Dear colleagues, The year 2017 has been a year full of activities. At the UBC General Conference in Växjö we appointed new co-chairs and Advisory Board for the next two years. During the year, we...
October, 2017
"Climate Leadership from the Baltic Sea Region Cities"-report was launched during the XIV UBC General Conference in Växjö, Sweden, on 25 October 2017. The report is the result of a cooperation...
September, 2017
CIVITAS ECCENTRIC's first brochure presents the project in a nutshell, a description of the living lab areas and contact information. 
June, 2017
Introduction to the Case: ”Lake Päijänne biosphere initiative” by Ms. Päivi Halinen, Senior Adviser, ProPäijänne  Association
June, 2017
Dynamics of Biosphere area development. Cases from UBC cities on how biosphere region works as a promoter of competitiveness and sustainability, e.g. in urban planning and in development of local...
June, 2017
Resource Wisdom and #Biosphere areas in UBC cities, UBC Sustainable Cities Commission Meeting, Day 1. Afternoon Session I: RESOURCE WISE SOLUTIONS OF CITIES Mr. Lari Rajantie, Leading Specialist,...
April, 2017
Brownfield redevelopment is an important topic in Europe, where many countries and cities are experiencing rapid urbanisation. The aim of this brochure is to enable experiences of brownfield...
December, 2016
The purpose of the Union of the Baltic Cities Sustainability Action Programme 2016–2021  is to guide the whole network of the UBC towards development of a smart and sustainable Baltic Sea Region. The...
December, 2016
Dear UBC colleagues, We are approaching Christmas and it will soon be time to rest and look back. Behind we have an interesting and successful year of 2016. From our side, this year can be described...
November, 2016
The leaflet Improving wastewater management in the Baltic Sea Region presents the focus areas and major activities planned in the framework of the IWAMA project. IWAMA aims at improving resource...
October, 2016
Dear UBC colleagues, The UBC Sustainable Cities Commission is here to support the members of the Union of the Baltic Cities in solving different tasks and challenges. This work can take forms of...
June, 2016
Summer holiday greetings Dear UBC colleagues, The summer has finally arrived and everyone is trying to tie all loose ends before their holidays start. The spring at the Sustainable Cities Commission...
June, 2016
This Working Paper "Public–Private–People Partnerships in Urban Planning" is one of the deliverables of the Baltic Urban Lab project (Central Baltic INTERREG), and it discusses the potentials and...
April, 2016
The Measure Selection Kit provides guidance on identifying the most appropriate packages of measures to meet a city’s policy objectives. It explores the current understanding of measure selection in...

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