Publications

Project summary list

The first UBC webinar of 2020, UBC TALKS about marine litter, was held on 21 January 2020. The webinar included the presentation from HELCOM about the Regional Action Plan on Marine Litter, as well as four presentations from UBC member cities (St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Helsinki, Turku, Rostock) with their actions regarding this common challenge. Presentations available
Type: Video
Topic: Water
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
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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
Dear UBC colleagues,
Type: eBulletin
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The fourth webinar of the Baltic Urban Lab project sharing experiences on new digital tools that were developed as part of the participatory urban planning activities.
Type: Video
The publication "Онлайн-платформа Baltic Smart Water Hub" contains cases of good practices and technical solutions launched in the Baltic Sea Region that are published on the online platform. The cases selected by their relevance have been translated to the Russian language to support lifelong learning in Belarus and Russia in the field of smart water management, and to transfer knowledge and…
Type: Publication
Topic: Water
Baltic Urban Lab project (2015-2018) was a cross-border cooperation project where four cities - Tallinn, Turku, Riga and Norrköping - tested and piloted different methods for inclusive and integrated planning of brownfield areas.
Type: Video
CIVITAS ECCENTRIC's second brochures presents some of the measures that Turku, Ruse, Munich, Stockholm and Madrid have implemented during the first half of the project. 
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
Dear UBC colleagues, last week IPCC, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change came out with an alarming report on the impacts of global warming. The report puts us all in a situation where we need to demand and pursue for urgent changes for sustaining our conditions all over the globe.
Type: eBulletin
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Baltic Urban Lab Policy Brief - Making the most of brownfield sites in the Baltic Sea Region reveals the challenges and opportunities related to brownfield redevelopment as well as presents public-private-people partnerships as a solution to tackle these challenges. This policy brief also presents the key recommendations based on Baltic Urban Lab lessons learned and results. They include policy…
Type: Publication
Baltic Urban Lab collected examples of brownfield regeneration projects from the Baltic Sea region and beyond to share examples of how cities have successfully managed complex urban regeneration projects. Cities around the region with similar challenges can learn from these examples. In addition, a collection of tested citizen participation tools is available in order to get concrete ideas and…
Type: Publication
Dealing with the past and planning for the future - Turning urban brownfields into possibilities Lessons learned from Baltic Urban Lab & Keynote 1 Baltic Urban Lab Final Conference 6-7 September 2018
Type: Video
Dealing with the past and planning for the future - Turning urban brownfields into possibilities Interactive Session 1: Dealing with the past - managing the transformation process. Baltic Urban Lab Final Conference 6-7 September 2018
Type: Video