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Union of the Baltic Cities releases an action programme to promote youth employment and well-being

Ten Finnish cities collaborated to create this practical action programme. City of Jyväskylä was represented in the working group by Ms. Pirkko Korhonen, Research and Development Manager.

The recently released a report “Action programme to promote youth employment and well-being” can be found here (5.19 MB) http://www.ubc.net/documentation,55,2510.html

The General Conference of Union of the Baltic Cities decided in its meeting held on 3 Octo-ber 2013 in Mariehamn, Finland to establish a task force to develop youth employment and well-being further. The General Conference is the highest decision making body of the UBC and it convenes every second year in a UBC Member City.

Union of the Baltic Cities has over 100 member cities in all ten countries surrounding the Baltic Sea. City of Jyväskylä has been a member of the network since 2006. City of Jyväskylä continues in Executive Board of the Union of the Baltic Cities for the next two year period.

The President and Vice Presidents of the UBC for 2014-2015

In its meeting held on 3 October 2013 in Mariehamn the President and Vice Presidents of the UBC were chosen for 2014-2015:

The President of the UBC:
Mr Per Bødker Andersen, Deputy Mayor of Kolding, Denmark

The Vice-Presidents:
Mrs Marie-Louise Rönnmark, Mayor of Umeå, Sweden
Mr Jarkko Virtanen, Deputy Mayor of Turku, Finland
Mr Taavi Aas, Deputy Mayor of Tallinn, Estonia

The Executive Board consists of one member city from each of ten UBC-countries:

Denmark – Naestved
Estonia – Elva
Finland – Jyväskylä
Germany – Rostock
Latvia – Liepāja
Lithuania – Šiauliai
Norway – Kristiansand
Poland – Gdańsk
Russia – St.Petersburg
Sweden – Växjö

29.10.2013Satu Heikkinen

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