Publications

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The interviews were taken at the UBC Planning and Sustainable Cities Commissions' meeting in Turku, Finland, on 14 September 2023.
Type: Video
The interviews were taken at the UBC Planning and Sustainable Cities Commissions' meeting in Turku, Finland, on 14 September 2023.
Type: Video
The UBC TALKS webinar on 28 November 2023 focused on one of the most pressing challenges the cities are facing – the plastic pollution. The discussion on addressing it through the strategies and action plans took place in the framework of BALTIPLAST project, with HAW Hamburg introducing the plastic threat, and three cities - Västerås, Helsinki and Tallinn - sharing experiences from solving it!
Type: Video
Interview with Elina Rantanen, Deputy Mayor of Turku and 1st Vice-President of the Union of the Baltic Cities. Recorded at the UBC Planning & Sustainable Cities Commission meeting "Revitalizing urban space connected to the Sea" (13–15 September 2023 in Turku, Finland)
Type: Video
The UBC TALKS webinar on 30 May 2023 focused on revitalising urban spaces from the holistic perspective of sustainable urban planning. This webinar was organised in connection with the UBC Planning & Sustainable Cities Commission meeting (13-15 September 2023 in Turku) to provide a basis and inspiration for the upcoming discussions.
Type: Video
The UBC TALKS webinar on 28 March 2023 on the role of local authorities on the large macroregional arena – what regional organisations can do to support BSR cities on their paths to sustainability, regional cohesion, and climate neutrality.
Type: Video
Why is everyone talking about PFAS, and how to address the presence of hazardous substances in the environment? Dr. Ulrike Braun from German Environment Agency and Lotta Ruokanen from HELCOM - Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission answer these questions, so you know more what to expect from the EMPEREST project!
Type: Video
Topic: Water
Is your plan to step up your actions to achieve and sustain climate neutrality and positivity? Would you like to get access to free, scalable, robust and holistic tools to help monitor and showcase your achievements, and compare your result with your peer cities? You can achieve all the above and even more by joining fellow UBC cities disclosing environmental data through CDP-ICLEI Track!
Type: Video
The UBC TALKS webinar on 29 November 2022 looked into how cities can successfully work on the UN 2030 Agenda. The webinar shared best practices on localising Sustainable Development Goals and benefits of getting involved in a Voluntary Local Review process.
Type: Video
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.
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
This webinar was held by EC Network in co-operation with UBC Sustainable Cities Commission 08.09.2022
Type: Video
Topic: Energy
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 UBC member cities.
Type: Video
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.
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
The EUCF webinar in Danish was organized by EC Network in co-operation with the UBC Sustainable Cities Commission. The webinar was held 11.11.2021.
Type: Video
Topic: Energy
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
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 member cities.
Type: Video
One of the key outputs of BSR WATER platform is the "Regional palette of solutions to recycle nutrients and other valuable components" (PDF document is available on HELCOM website). It was published as a HELCOM document, and it was developed in cooperation with the University of Tartu. BSR WATER platform is funded by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme 2014–2020.
Type: Video
Topic: Water
As one of the partners in the BSR WATER platform, Riga City Council contributed to the development of the policy recommendations for implementing the integrated stormwater management. BSR WATER platform is funded by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme 2014–2020.
Type: Video
CASCADE Final Conference, Educational material for higher education Cecilia Lundberg, Project coordinator, Åbo Akademi
Type: Video
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