Umeå's climate work is being showcased internationally
For three years, the municipality of Umeå together with Umeå University has been running the project “The low-carbon place”. The project has now been selected as one of one hundred good examples around the world among cities that are considered to have come a long way with climate friendly achievements.
Light manifestation – We know it all!
On Wednesday, October 2, hundreds of children from several different schools in Umeå head to the Town Hall Square with lights in their hands. Once in the square they sing Georg Riedel's song ”Vi är blommor” and about 70 children from the Ballet Academy will dance to the song.
Umeå unites European cities for social sustainability
On september 17 participants from cities and organisations in 10 European countries signed a declaration with the message to the EU to strengthen the urban perspective in the European Social Pillar, by proposing to establish a new European Social Progress Capital Award.
European summit on social sustainability is held in Umeå
On Tuesday, September 17, Umeå welcomes participants from 14 countries to a summit on the cities of the future and the people who will live in them. The European Social Progress Cities Summit is the first of its kind and a result of Umeå's runner-up position in the European Capital of Innovation 2018.