News for topic Green-governance

The city of Kiel publishes its first Voluntary Local Review

Published: 2 November 2022
The City of Kiel has tasked itself with turning sustainability into a compass to guide all municipal activities, even in turbulent times. In July 2022, the city of Kiel published its first Voluntary Local Review.

The Baltic Sea Challenge and Turku at the UN High-level Political Forum 2022

Published: 2 November 2022
Get to know what was discussed at the United Nations High-level political forum on sustainable development in 2022!

New funding call launched at Interreg BSR conference

Published: 2 November 2022
Interreg Baltic Sea Region Conference gathered 300 participants to inspire each other with past project achievements and ambitions met by the opening opportunities.

Cities as expertise and innovation hubs

Published: 31 October 2022
Highlights from the UBC TALKS about the Cities Mission: how UBC members prepare to act, and where to find available support.

10-steps guidelines to prepare the climate adaptation plan

Published: 13 October 2022
Simple and robust, 10-step guidelines for preparing and drafting the climate change adaptation plan for local governments in the Baltic Sea Region are published.

Time to concentrate on action – EUSBSR Annual Forum 2022

Published: 11 October 2022
The theme of the forum was putting plans into practice, and the discussions throughout two intensive working days circled around possible applications of the strong cooperation spirit and institutes existing in the region since the start of the Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region in 2009 (but also before that, incl. CBSS, UBC, HELCOM and other organisations focusing on the region’s multilevel cooperation).

Local staff for climate: UBC among signatories

Published: 16 September 2022
The campaign #LocalStaff4Climate is the opportunity for local governments to make their voices heard at European and national levels.

Interview with Dagmara Nagorka-Kmiecik, Co-Chair of the UBC SCC

Published: 14 June 2022
Starting from 2022, the new Co-Chair of the Advisory Board of the UBC Sustainable Cities Commission is Ms Dagmara Nagorka-Kmiecik, City of Gdańsk. We took an interview with her to learn about relevant sustainability topics for Gdańsk and the city's current activities in climate adaptation.

A bridge between Global Goals and Local Reality

Published: 8 June 2022
The report "Voluntary Local Review: A bridge between global goals and local reality" brings experiences and opportunities of the VLR process in the Baltic Sea Region.

Change in the city – easier, cheaper and better

Published: 8 June 2022
Over 1600 participants at the Urban Future conference in Helsingborg – UBC Sustainable Cities was happy to be part of the global event!

The 2022 CDP reporting platform is now open!

Published: 23 May 2022
The 2022 CDP reporting platform is open between April and July! We are delighted to announce the launch of the 2022 reporting cycle and invite local authorities to share their climate and environmental data.

The fourth EUCF round for energy investments opens in June!

Published: 19 May 2022
The fourth call for applications will be open from 9 June to 30 September 2022. More detailed information about the EUCF can be found on the initiative’s website.