Planning Cities

Planning Cities

UBC Planning Cities Commission

Planning Cities Commission was established in 1998 as a means to promote interaction and cooperation between Baltic Sea cities and towns in the field of urban planning and construction.

Planning Cities Commission aims to increase the awareness of the issues facing urban planning, construction and architecture among UBC member cities.

To support these aims, the Commission has created a network of town planners, master planners, regional planners, architects, civil engineers and other professionals committed to improving the quality of life in the Baltic Sea cities.

Commission goals

  • Sustainable development in different fields of sustainability in Baltic cities and regions
  • Attractive Baltic cities
  • Better quality of life in Baltic cities
  • Positive economic development by initiating dialogue between city residents, the private sector and the public sector
  • Sustainable development in Baltic cities and regions
  • Planning and construction that reflects the socio-economic, cultural and political life of the cities is a tool to achieve these goals

Commission Themes & Issues

Planning Cities Commission approaches a range of urban planning issues relating to both public and private domains, such as Infrastructure and Commerce, Life and Cultural Heritage, Public Facilities, Technical Facilities and Transportation and Planning Methods. Read more


Contact persons: 

Paulina Szewczyk

Chair of the Planning Cities Commission

City of Gdynia

City Planning Office
Tadeusza Wendy 7/9
81-341 Gdynia, Poland
Tel. +48 58 6698916

Christian Hegardt

Vice Chair of the Planning Cities Commission

Region of Gotland

Visborgsallén 19
SE-62181 Visby
Tel. +46 498 269855

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