06.06.2016 to 08.06.2016

The 76th UBC Executive Board meeting will take place in Kaunas on 6–8 June 2016.

Please register online by 9 May at: http://bit.ly/1OKpfgW

City of Kaunas in the UBC: http://ubc.net.kmgeasy.com/cities/kaunas
City of Kaunas website: http://en.kaunas.lt/

12.04.2016 to 15.04.2016

The Open Meeting of the UBC Youthful Cities Commission (YCC) will take place in Turku, Finland, on 12-15 April 2016. Its main topic will be the youth leisure time defined by YCC as one of the instruments that prevent social and economic exclusion.

"Being an active member of the UBC youthful cities commission ourselves, we are convinced that this meeting will create space for exchange of knowledge and foster further cooperation among the UBC cities" - Aleksi Randell, Mayor of Turku, says.

The Baltic Sea cities find refugees as a chance for future

“Feel free to steal good ideas”, said Jørgen Kristiansen, Deputy Mayor of Kristiansand (Norway) welcoming the participants of the Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC) conference on the refugee situation in the Baltic Sea cities held in Rostock on 15-16 March. The conference gathered together around 70 civil servants from the region.

The conference, organized by the City of Rostock and the UBC, aimed at sharing ideas and practical solutions on how to integrate the newcomers.

XII International Choir Festival MUNDUS CANTAT SOPOT

XII International Choir Festival MUNDUS CANTAT SOPOT
Place: Sopot

Date: 18-22 May 2016

Feel invited to come to Poland: get a taste of authentic revolution by learning about the origins of the birth of Solidarność. Come to the melting pot of cultures and ethnic groups, where the air of tolerance and the wealth built on trade made culture, science, and art flourish.
Come here and introduce a piece of your culture!        

UBC Task Force on Youth Employment and Well-Being report available!

Investing in youth is investing in our common future and well-being. The saying: the youth are our future is more than just a slogan.
The youth employment is a priority for the European Union, Member States and also for the regions and cities, which are in the forefront of confronting this acute societal problem - Per Bødker Andersen, President of UBC, says.

22.05.2016 to 25.05.2016

New Times – New Dynamics –seminar
Organiser: Planning Cities Commision
Date: May 22nd-25th 2016
Place: Söderhamn

08.03.2016 to 10.03.2016

Organiser Inclusive and Healthy Cities Commission
Place: Karlstad
Date: 8 –10 March 2016
A warm welcome to Karlstad! We hope we will have a fruitful meeting where we get the opportunity to get to know each other and know more about the activities related to the Commission's areas.
Below is a more detailed program for the days and further information about practical issues. Do not hesitate to contact me for further questions.
Sincerely Ann-Karin Bohl, business developer Karlstad