Publications

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Dear UBC colleagues, It can be hard to grasp that this year is already slowly coming to an end, and the world today is not the same as it was in the beginning of 2022. The pressing uncertainty can endanger democracies, but to quote a speaker at this year’s EUSBSR Annual Forum in Lappeenranta, “the Baltic Sea Region has incredible potential for renewable energies, stable democracies – let’s make…
Type: eBulletin
The UBC TALKS webinar on 25 October 2022 focused on the 100 Cities Mission and how UBC member cities included in this number plan to reach climate neutrality. PDF presentations are available.
Type: Video
The EUCF info session in Finnish was organized in co-operation with FCG. The info session was recorded on 7.9.2022.
Type: Video
Topic: Energy
Dear UBC colleagues, The start of the year has been extremely challenging and sorrowful in our region, and once again we recognise the importance of cooperation, solidarity and mutual support in one of the most severe crises so far. Over 30 years we have been building together trust and partnerships that are essential for changing our region and cities to more inclusive, attractive, and…
Type: eBulletin
Leaflet with the core topics of UBC SCC and what we offer for your city.
Type: Publication
Topic:
Dear UBC colleagues,
Type: eBulletin
The EU has set an ambitious goal of becoming climate-neutral by 2050. Achieving this will require efforts on all fronts and governance levels from national to local. Even though cities are vulnerable to the effects of climate change, they are also uniquely positioned to take a leadership role in both mitigating and adapting to its effects. In 2021, the Union of the Baltic Cities has launched the…
Type: Publication
The UBC TALKS webinar about holistic solutions to mobility in port areas took place on 22 February 2022, bringing the examples and tools from the cities of Hamburg, Riga, Turku, and Tallinn. PDF presentations are available.
Type: Video
The UBC Sustainability Action Programme 2030 is the guiding document for the whole network in the work for sustainable development in the Baltic Sea Region. The Programme is an important step towards building a more inclusive, result-oriented, impact driven and dynamic city network and a platform for close collaboration towards a sustainable, green, safe and resilient Baltic Sea Region.
Type: Publication
We have faced a very active second part of 2021, with various strategic frameworks we have co-developed with you, finalising large projects with pilots and solutions that can now be replicated in other cities, while the member cities' experiences and knowledge are being taken further to the regional policy level. Further, the year 2021 saw remarkable progress on the local level towards meeting…
Type: eBulletin
Transport and Active Mobility (AM) in port areas is currently a crucial point that city administration must tackle with Port Authorities. Due to increasing global merchandise and urbanisation, port areas and residential areas are getting closer, narrowing the division between the two. As a result, we already have sub-residential port areas. Planning transport in port areas is complex. There are…
Type: Toolkit
The UBC TALKS webinar on 30 November 2021 focused on the future trends in sustainable energy production, bringing policies presented by Energy Cities, as well as practices and examples from UBC member cities Växjö, Valmiera and Turku.
Type: Video
Topic: Energy
Holistic approach to the port city transformation Opening the Final Seminar: HUPMOBILE journey towards holistic mobility and planning Introducing Riga: virtual tour in the city with current projects and future outlook Keynote by Sami Sahala, Forum Virium: Baltic Sea Region cities are the drivers for the change
Type: Video
Topic: Mobility
HUPMOBILE: the road towards holistic mobility and planning Example of applying a holistic approach: case Turku Simulations in supporting mobility decision-making Public participation GIS & lifestyles of residents Participatory.Tools to improve & enrich your Stakeholder Engagement Process Lifecycle of grassroots initiative: integrated green water transport in Riga Building cross-sectoral…
Type: Video
Topic: Mobility
Evaluations and future ideas Keynote by Lucian Zagan, Eurocities: Designing choice for urban mobility decarbonisation: EU policies and local challenges Lessons learned and suggested future actions HUPMOBILE policy guidelines and conclusions
Type: Video
Topic: Mobility
Hupmobile’s Participatory.Tools is created as part of Hupmobile project’s activity of Improving Stakeholder Processes (lead by City of Riga) and Co-creation with residents (lead by Aalto University). The tool box aims to improve and broaden the stakeholder involvement processes, and assist the cities in their work with stakeholders within the core activities of the HUPMOBILE project and beyond.
Type: Toolkit
This study on the potential analysis of intelligent transport systems (ITS), which forms the basis for the digitalization of traffic and mobility, is presented below. Intelligent transport systems are an indispensable component on the way to a smart city. Only if digitization is used productively and existing modal boundaries are dismantled can borderless mobility prevail as a genuine alternative…
Type: Publication
Type: Video
Topic: Energy
The report of the planning process of Turku’s new railway access to the passenger harbour outlines the different steps, partners and permissions needed to plan the new railway access to the harbour.
Type: Publication
The EUCF webinar in Latvian was organized by Tartu Energy Agency in co-operation with the UBC Sustainable Cities Commission. The webinar was held 02.11.2021.
Type: Video
Topic: Energy
In the project HUPMOBILE two focal points represent the main themes of the project: The use of environmentally friendly means of transport (active mobility) and the area of logistics in the port. In the following, the study on the innovative concept of Mobility as a Service (MaaS for short), a system that brings together all means of transport in a user-oriented and bundled way, is presented.
Type: Publication
The EUCF webinar in Latvian was organized by Ekodoma in co-operation with the UBC Sustainable Cities Commission. The webinar was held 27.10.2021.
Type: Video
Topic: Energy
The webinar on 28 September 2021 explored the steps that UBC member cities haven taken towards circular economy. Examples and approaches to circular transition were presented by Lahti, Riga, Turku and Malmö.
Type: Video
The "Guidelines on integrated model for Water-Sludge-Energy cooperation" have been published in September 2021. The document was developed within the framework of the BSR WATER platform by the University of Tartu.
Type: Publication