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Type: Video
Topic: Mobility
Dear UBC colleagues, Two weeks ago, the XV UBC General Conference was held in Kaunas Lithuania and a new presidium and executive board were elected. "In UBC’s future, I see an inclusive and value-based UBC by the content and the results, and also some developments inside the Union. I am looking forward to putting shoulder to shoulder to deliver the results the Member Cities want.", states newly-…
Type: eBulletin
This year's report brings concrete adaptation actions from UBC cities to the general public.
Type: Publication
CIVITAS ECCENTRIC's third brochures presents some of the measures that Turku, Ruse, Munich, Stockholm and Madrid have implemented in their Living Labs. 
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
Welcome Summer!
Type: eBulletin
Topic:
In the cities.multimodal project 10 partner cities want to make it easier and smoother for their citizens to combine walking, cycling, the use of public transport as well as shared mobility ( bikes, cars, e-cars and bikes) as a more sustainable alternative to individual private car use. The consortium of cities, NGO's, universities and expert partners are applying a low threshold approach for…
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
The newest report on the UBC cities' results to the CDP Cities Questionnaire 2018 takes a fresh look into what cities both globally and locally think about climate change mitigation and adaptation. In many ways, the cities of the Baltic Sea Region show smart climate leadership - yet, a more proactive approach to climate hazards and long-term risks is still needed in our cities.
Type: Publication
Presentation by Tiina Vikman from the City of Turku during the UBC Climate Resilience Webinar on 26.3.2019.
Type: Video
The UBC Climate Resilience Webinar was held on 26 March 2019. Agenda:
Type: Video
Communication is a vital component of any organization. Whether the purpose is to share knowledge, update each other of what is happening or why it is worth being a member to the leading network of cities in the Baltic Sea Region, effective communication is an integral issue.
Type: eBulletin
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The report on Lifelong Learning and Wastewater Treatment in the Baltic Sea Region describes the state of the art, opportunities and challenges in sustainable lifelong learning for wastewater treatment operators in the Baltic Sea Region.
Type: Publication
Topic: Water
The publication Baltic Sea protection commitments introduces voluntary commitments implemented by the partners of the IWAMA project together with the Baltic Sea Challenge network to improve the state of the Baltic Sea. All commitments are described in this publication to inspire other organisations in the region to take proactive role in protecting the sensitive environment of the Baltic Sea.
Type: Publication
Topic: Water
The Local Agenda 21 Good Practice Review is the third publication of the Success Factors in Local Environmental Policy for Local Agenda 21 and EU Enlargement in the Baltic Sea Region Project (SUFA Project, 2000 – 2001), which is a common project of the Union of the Baltic Cities, International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives and Åbo Akademi University. In addition to the project…
Type: Publication
In the Union of the Baltic Cities, we have worked together for more than a decade now. During that time, the amount of our members has more than tripled: from 32 founding cities in 1991 to the current number of 101 member cities. There are good reasons for this great interest. One important factor is, that in our work practical cooperation aiming at mutual benefit has always been essential. We…
Type: Publication
Dear UBC Friends! After ten years of intensive work in the Union of the Baltic Cities, I am now stepping aside from the position of UBC President. With gratitude I can tell you that these years have been exciting and eventful! We have experienced so much positive development in the Baltic Sea Region. It has been extremely stimulating to be part of the co-operation and closely follow the region’s…
Type: Environmental Bulletin
Topic:
The Success Factors for Local Agenda 21 in the Baltic Sea Region is a publication of the Success Factors in Local Environmental Policy for Local Agenda 21 and EU Enlargement in the Baltic Sea Region.
Type: Publication
The Human Resources Review is the second publication of the Success Factors in Local Environmental Policy for Local Agenda 21 and EU Enlargement in the Baltic Sea Region Project (SUFA Project, 2000-2001), which is a common project of the UBC, ICLEI and Åbo Akademi University. In addition to the project partners, the project is co-funded by the European Commission DG Environment, Finnish Ministry…
Type: Publication
It is with great pleasure that I am able to write this editorial for the Union of the Baltic Cities’ Environment Bulletin. In my wide and varied experiences over the years, it has been very clear to me that the countries and municipalities of the Nordic countries have led the way in many areas of environmental policy and protection, the same has been true with regards to sustainable development.
Type: Environmental Bulletin
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