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The webinar "Climate change adaptation through smart stormwater management" was organized on 28 April 2020. It included a presentation on modern sustainable stormwater management, as well as examples from the cities around the Baltic Sea: Copenhagen, Helsinki and Gdansk. All speakers highlighted current trends in the extreme weather events in their cities and provided a wide range of approaches…
Type: Video
Cities and municipalities in the Baltic Sea Region often share similar issues, being part of a network like the UBC facilitates cooperation and finding common solutions. Elina Rantanen (Turku), Dagmara Nagorka-Kmiezkiec (Gdansk), Dovydas Kaminskas (Taurage), Irena Šakalienė (Klaipeda), Guntars Ruskuls (Riga), Steffen Nozon (Rostock) and Kaspars Varpins (Liepaja) are interviewed.
Type: Video
Dagmara Nagorka-Kmiezkiec (Gdansk), Dovydas Kaminskas (Taurage), Irena Šakalienė (Klaipeda), Guntars Ruskuls (Riga) and Steffen Nozon (Rostock) share their cities’ most important sustainable development topics and issues at the XV UBC General Conference in Kaunas.
Type: Video
Extreme weather events and pollution require BSR cities to cooperate and join forces in common projects and initiatives. Dagmara Nagorka-Kmiezkiec (Gdansk), Dovydas Kaminskas (Taurage), Irena Šakalienė (Klaipeda), Guntars Ruskuls (Riga) and Steffen Nozon (Rostock) are interviewed.
Type: Video
Steffen Nozon Mobility coordinator from the Hanseatic City of Rostock talks about sustainable development, climate adaption and mobility.
Type: Video
Irena Šakalienė, Head of City Management Division Klaipeda City Municipality and co-chair of the UBC SCC speaks about climate change, extreme weather events and the importance of education in regard to climate resilience.
Type: Video
Dagmara Nagórka-Kmiecik, Deputy Director of Environmental Department of the City of Gdansk and member of the UBC SCC Advisory Board speaks about climate protection, water management issues, citizen involvement and cross-sectoral cooperation.
Type: Video
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Dovydas Kaminskas, Mayor of Taurage speaks about sustainable development projects in Taurage, air pollution, cooperation and networking.
Type: Video
Elina Rantanen, UBC Vice President and Chair of the City Council of the City of Turku speaks about common drivers for sustainable development, the BSR and Turku’s role in the UBC.
Type: Video
You can read more about the biofiltration stormwater solution in the Maunulanpuisto Park in the Baltic Smart Water Hub. This video is from the site visit of BSR WATER platform project partners to the Maunulanpuisto Park in Helsinki, where the city has implemented several stormwater solutions. The visit was done in March 2020. Learn more about the BSR WATER activities on the platform website.
Type: Video
Kaspars Varpins, Chairman of the UBC Safe Cities Commission from Liepāja Municipal Police talks about safety, climate change and adaptation in Liepāja.
Type: Video
Guntars Ruskuls Head of Strategic Management Board Riga City Council at the City Development Department, discusses Riga’s sustainable mobility situation, coastal erosion and the benefits of networking.
Type: Video
UBC TALKS is a monthly webinar series aimed to share best practices among UBC cities. The third webinar was held on 24 March 2020 and it focused on environmental data disclosure to CDP, the benefits and challenges that cities face. The keynotes included presentations from CDP, City of Lahti (Finland), City of Tartu (Estonia) and City of Riga (Latvia). Presentations available
Type: Video
A series of guides were published with the second edition of the EU SUMP Guidelines. They provide in-depth planning recommendations on crucial SUMP topics, provide guidance for specific contexts, and focus on important policy fields. CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project authored or co-authored several of the publications. One of them is the SUMP topic guide: Electrification: Planning for electric road…
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
A series of guides were published with the second edition of the EU SUMP Guidelines. They provide in-depth planning recommendations on crucial SUMP topics, provide guidance for specific contexts, and focus on important policy fields. CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project authored or co-authored several of the publications. One of them is the SUMP topic guide: Funding and Finance of Sustainable Urban Mobility…
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
A series of guides were published with the second edition of the EU SUMP Guidelines. They provide in-depth planning recommendations on crucial SUMP topics, provide guidance for specific contexts, and focus on important policy fields. CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project authored or co-authored several of the publications. One of them is the SUMP topic guide: Public Procurement of Sustainable Urban Mobility…
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
A series of guides were published with the second edition of the EU SUMP Guidelines. They provide in-depth planning recommendations on crucial SUMP topics, provide guidance for specific contexts, and focus on important policy fields. CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project authored or co-authored several of the publications. One of them is the SUMP topic guide: Sustainable urban mobility planning in…
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
SUMP action plans help city planners set out how to implement their selected SUMP measures and packages. This report provides planners with the know-how necessary for developing such plans. The Standards for Developing a SUMP Action Plan has been developed by the CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project.
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
You would like to develop a SUMP, but don't know where to start? You would like to evaluate the status of mobility planning in your city and receive tailored feedback how to further improve? The SUMP Self-Assessment tool is particularly useful for local authorities who find themselves at the beginning of their SUMP process, as well as cities and regions who want to evaluate their planning status…
Type: Toolkit
Topic: Mobility
UBC TALKS webinar about Sustainable Urban mobility Planning was held on 25 February 2020. The webinar included presentations about the 2nd edition of the European SUMP guidelines, outcomes of the SUMPs-Up project as well as city examples from Trelleborg, Sweden and Cesis, Latvia.
Type: Video
Publication of the second edition of the European SUMP Guidelines marks an important milestone in the take-up of new planning approaches in Europe. This comprehensive revision aims to integrate the dynamic developments in many areas of urban mobility and the rich experience of implementing the concept of Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning since 2013.
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
A series of fact sheets chronicling good practice examples of SUMP measures, instruments and planning procedures in SUMPs-Up’s seven partner cities are now available to read. They cover activities that have taken place in Birmingham (UK), Budapest (Hungary), Donostia-San Sebastian (Spain), Malmö (Sweden), Sofia (Bulgaria), Thessaloniki (Greece) and Turin (Italy). These good practices should…
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
Dear UBC colleagues, We hope that you had a refreshing end to 2019 and are now ready to take on whatever challenges and opportunities the year 2020 will bring. It’s a new decade and time to renew ourselves and reactivate our UBC network. The most important element of our network is our members: the cities and municipalities around the Baltic Sea Region. We want to engage you and your city in new…
Type: eBulletin
Mid-term Review - A cross-sectorial cooperation for climate adaptation and development
Type: Publication