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The EUCF webinar in Danish was organized by EC Network in co-operation with the UBC Sustainable Cities Commission. The webinar was held 22.04.2021.
Type: Video
Topic: Energy
The first UBC TALKS webinar of 2021 discussed climate hazards and how cities in the Baltic Sea Region can build resilience and was co-hosted with the Safe Cities Commission. Presentations and materials
Type: Video
This interactive map highlights the sustainable mobility solutions identified in the research "Benchmarking of Transport solutions in BSR cities" which is part of HUPMOBILE project.
Type: Toolkit
In the HUPMOBILE project, Aalto university carried out an in-depth analysis of the transportation sub-system in each of the participating cities in need of benchmarking information for starting their mobility development activities and compared it to leading port cities. The publication intends to increase the knowledge of traffic planners and authorities in organizing sustainable mobility…
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
Animated video showing integration of various smart mobility solutions into a city life.
Type: Video
Topic: Mobility
The EUCF webinar in Latvian was organized by Ekodoma in co-operation with the UBC Sustainable Cities Commission. The webinar was held 04.03.2021.
Type: Video
Topic: Energy
The publication "Regional and national policy recommendations for implementing the integrated stormwater management in the Baltic Sea Region" was developed within the platform project BSR WATER. The report is prepared by the project partner Riga City Council, on the basis of surveys and interviews with 25 cities of the Baltic Sea Region and with support from BSR WATER partners.
Type: Publication
Dear UBC colleagues, From the heart of the winter we send You our first Bulletin of the year 2021! We are happy to announce that in 2021 the Union of the Baltic Cities is celebrating its 30 years anniversary! There are many activities planned for the year in projects, webinars and conferences. Throughout this year we will be looking back at the results of a long and successful cooperation in the…
Type: eBulletin
Topic: Mobility, Water
UBC cities leading the way to climate neutrality The year 2020 became a year of opportunities for the climate action and adaptation related work, which we tried to convey through our new “Scaling up for the next decade UBC cities leading the way to climate neutrality” report. Considering the success of the previous report we let the cities speak of their actions, ambitions, and initiatives…
Type: Publication
Developing low-carbon energy systems is a cornerstone of achieving carbon neutrality targets set in cities' climate and energy plans. The UBC TALKS webinar on 15 December 2020 showcased examples from Tampere and Turku (Finland) on implementing sustainable energy solutions, presented local collaboration in energy planning in Area 21 project, as well as introduced a new funding instrument -…
Type: Video
Topic: Energy
Recording of the cities.multimodal webinar Co-creating urban space - testing the living street concept in the Baltic Sea Region more info: https://www.cities-multimodal.eu/
Type: Video
Topic: Mobility
At the UBC TALKS webinar on 24 November 2020 "Ensuring water safety from hazardous substances" we talked about ways to improve addressing hazardous substances in the wastewater treatment process, how to tackle industrial discharges into the municipal wastewater treatment line, and discussed best ways to raise awareness of citizens regarding their role in this cycle. Presentations available
Type: Video
Topic: Water
It has been acknowledged that even though countries are increasingly adapting to climate change at the local level, there are considerable limits and barriers to adaptation, which can hinder a society from dealing with climate change effects. The aim of this report is to provide resources for municipal officers and experts to deal with the barriers to adaptation. The report provides a background…
Type: Publication
The webinar on 27 October 2020 continued exploring the topic of "Local work on the Sustainable Development Goals in UBC Cities", this time focusing on how cities can integrate SDGs in their strategies and what are the experiences of working with SDGs on local level. The webinar featured insights from the from the European Commission and experiences from UBC Members Greifswald, Malmö and Espoo.…
Type: Video
Dear UBC colleagues, Now in October we have important events coming up for us. The EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region is organizing the Annual Forum and a series on workshop virtually. These are important and relevant for us, as we are right now in the phase of planning and deciding on our actions and cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region up until 2030!
Type: eBulletin
Topic: Mobility
The cities play an important role in the successful implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Our webinar on 22 September 2020 explored how to get started with the Voluntary Local Review (VLR) process, presented advice from the European Commission and shared experiences from the UBC cities Helsinki, Umeå and Turku. Article and presentations are available
Type: Video
This webinar was co-organized by the Finnish Consulting Group (FCG) and UBC Sustainable Cities Commission.
Type: Video
Topic:
This document – "Guidelines on how to implement MaaS in local contexts" – summarises the lessons learnt in the CIVITAS ECCENTRIC project during the years 2016–2020. The project was the first to include measures that focus on a new concept called Mobility as a Service, (MaaS). The first project publication – "MaaS Readiness Level Indicators for Local Authorities" – was published in Autumn 2017.…
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
This webinar was co-organized by EUCF's Danish Country Expert EC Network and UBC Sustainable Cities Commission.
Type: Video
Topic:
This webinar was co-organized by EUCF's Estonian Country Expert Tartu Energy Agency and UBC Sustainable Cities.
Type: Video
Topic:
The webinar organized on 9 June 2020 was dedicated to the intelligent transport solutions piloting, introducing the HUPMOBILE project and ITS piloting, as well as presenting the agile piloting in Helsinki. During the webinar, the cities of Tallinn, Hamburg, Turku and Riga have discussed their minipilots. Article and presentations available
Type: Video
The webinar opens up the topic "Change your way(s) – towards multimodal urban mobility in BSR cities".
Type: Video
Topic: Mobility
This is a webinar in Latvian about the European City Facility (EUCF). The webinar was moderated by Ekodoma, the Latvian Country expert in EUCF.
Type: Video
Topic:
Dear UBC colleagues, We hope you are all fine despite this extraordinary situation. We are facing a new kind of challenge under the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of us during this spring are working from our homes.
Type: eBulletin
Topic: Mobility, Water