Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC)

Gdansk Town Hall (© Jerzy Pinkas)

Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC) is the representative and recognised regional organisation of over 100 cities in the Baltic Sea region. It provides an open and goal-oriented platform for mutual cooperation and exchange. UBC is working, through active networking, and based on the principle of sustainable urban development, to:

  • support its member cities in their development to achieve a high quality of life for their inhabitants
  • promote the Baltic Sea region as a dynamic, competitive and prosperous region
  • further the interests of the Baltic Sea region and its cities in national and European decision-making.

UBC has 13 working commissions on: business cooperation, culture, education, energy, environment, gender equality, health and social affairs, local safety, sport, tourism, transportation, urban planning, youth issues. The commissions carry out projects, activities and events.
UBC was founded in 1991 in Gdansk. Per Boedker Andersen, Kolding, is the current President of the Union. The Secretariat is located in Gdansk.

Fore more information please visit the website of UBC