Planning Cities

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

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Māra Liepa-Zemeša

Vice Chairperson Head of Territorial Planning Unit

Rīga City Council
Rīgas pašvaldība
City Development Department
Amatu str.4
LV-1050 Rīga
Tel. +371 6 7012926

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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


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