Origin

Origin

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The Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC) was founded in Gdańsk, Poland in September 1991, by 32 cities, with the aim of developing cooperation and exchange between its member cities.

Report from the Founding Conference, Gdańsk, 19-20 September 1991

Founding Cities

Aalborg - Kaj Kjaer

Aarhus - Olaf P. Christensen

Bergen - Audun Oiestad

Bremen - Ernst Grimmke

Elbląg - Dariusz Waldziński

Gdańsk - Franciszek Jamroż

Gdynia - Jerzy Biedrzycki

Kaliningrad - Viatcheslav Nalivayko

Kalmar - Anders Engström

Karlshamn - Göran Holmberg

Karlskrona - Bo Löfgren

Kiel - Otto Flagge

Klaipėda - Povylas Vasilyauskas

Kołobrzeg - Henryk Bieńkowski

Kristiansand - Paul Otto Johnsen

Lübeck - Michael Bouteiller

Naestved - Hermann Weidemann

Nakskov - Benny Sonne

Norrköping - Ulla Petterson - Carvalho

Nykøbing F. - Peter Rygaard Andersen

Rostock - Klaus Kilimann

Riga - Edvins Lautsis

St.Petersburg - Aleksandr Petukhov, Votaniar Yagya

Sopot - Henryk Ledóchowski

Stralsund - Horst Voigt

Sundsvall - Hjördis Höglund

Szczecin - Władysław Lisewski

Turku - Pekka Aalto

Ventspils - Ainars Ozolins

Visby - Erik Carlsson

Wismar - Thomas Beyer

Ystad - Kaj Jonsson