The new Bulletin "Nothing about us without us!" is now available!

This issue presents the best practices on youth involvement and empowerment on the local and regional levels in the Baltic Sea Region. It brings a variety of examples on how to include the youth in dialogue, how to co-create the reality and share responsibility so that all what concerns the young inhabitants is discussed with them. Fostering young people's participation in civic and democratic life and supporting the youth initiatives are high on agenda of our members!

11th Baltic Sea & National Tourism Forum in Riga - Registration is open!

The registration for the 11th Baltic Sea & National Tourism Forum - 14-15 November 2018 in Riga/Latvia - opens today!

Under the title 'On the edge of change' up to 500 expected participants can look forward to an eclectic programme with manifold opportunities to exchange ideas and knowledge and get in touch with like-minded tourism organisations and businesses.

'Rügen International Open 2017'

Invitation to the first open tennis tournament 'Rügen International Open 2017'

The first open tournament for the Baltic Sea cities is organized in Bergen auf Rügen by the Tennis Association Bergen.

Please forward this invitation to the tennis clubs and players in your city.

The deadline for registration: 30 July 2017.

10th EUSBSR Forum in Gdańsk - Save the date!

The 10th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR will be held in Gdańsk on 12-13th June 2019. The Forum will be hosted by the Pomorskie Region together with the Baltic Sea States Subregional Co-operation in close cooperation with the European Commission, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland and other partners.

About 800 participants from governments, international organisations, NGOs, universities, local and regional administrations and businesses will come together to discuss developments and challenges in the Baltic Sea Region.

UBC Cultural Cities Commission questionnaire to the cities

Cultural Cities Commission sends out the questionnaire for member cities and their representatives.

The questionnaire is created with an aim to know the members and their needs better, also to ascertain the possible collaboration between each other and stakeholders. The most relevant information will be made public and accessible to other partner cities beginning with the year 2019.

UBC delegation met the Government of St. Petersburg

On 29 November 2018, within the framework of the International Youth Forum of the Baltic Sea States, the Government of St. Petersburg hosted a round table on the strategic interaction of St. Petersburg with the Union of Baltic Cities.

The parties discussed the prospects for bilateral cooperation and identified priority areas for the next year. One of the main issues discussed at the round table was the meeting of the UBC Executive Board in St. Petersburg in March 2019.