STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER SHINZO ABE


Blooming Rainbow project

Blooming Rainbow Blooming Rainbow is a community art exchange project with the support of the Sister City organizations in Baltimore, Maryland, USA and Changwon, South Korea. Weekly art lessons taught by graduate students and artists for underserved children were held in both cities during the period February – June, 2022. The project was led in Baltimore by Maryland Institute College of Art graduate student Ara Ko and in Changwon by Chaeyeon Hong, MFA. The children were provided with materials and guidance to paint on canvas. The works were then exchanged via ...

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As ‘Chief of Protocol,’ Peter Kirkwood helps bring Hoosier hospitality to the global stage

The nerves before an important first meeting might sound the same in any language. Eyes locked. Arms reached out. Wait, are we going for a handshake or hug? Or now in COVID times … should we elbow bump?  If anyone can answer those questions or calm those anxieties, it’s Peter Kirkwood. “It's that first impression,” Kirkwood said, “so it means so much.” As Chief of Protocol for the International Center, an Indianapolis-based nonprofit organization, he’s tasked with briefing Indiana leaders before they meet with foreign dignitaries and ...

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Austin Sister Cities International Business Protocol Workshop focusing on our European and Australian Sister Cities in England, Germany, France, Turkey, Australia

Austin Sister Cities International Business Protocol Workshop focusing on our European and Australian Sister Cities in England, Germany, France, Turkey, Australia on Friday, April 1 from 11:30am - 1pm. This workshop is presented by Austin Sister Cities International in partnership with Austin Community College. Discussion includes expectations around gift giving, table manners, exchanging business cards, clothing and more. This session is for persons who are thinking about doing business abroad, working with international companies here, or have interactions with ...

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Wilmington, North Carolina’s International Women’s Day Event

Wilmington, North Carolina holds International Women's Day event - march 10, 2022

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Phoenix, AZ and Suwon, S. Korea sign Sister City Agreement

Phoenix, AZ and Suwon, South Korea Sign Sister City Partnership On October 28, 2021, a Sister City Agreement was signed between Phoenix, Arizona and Suwon, Korea. These two cities signed the agreement, establishing Phoenix, Arizona's 11th Sister City partnership, while it is the first U.S. based sister city partnership for Suwon. Phoenix's sister cities are the following: Calgary, Canada Catania, ItalyChengdu, China Ennis, IrelandGrenoble, FranceHermosillo, MexicoHimeji, JapanPrague, ...

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Fort Worth Sister Cities International Brings International Attention

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (Jan. 19, 2022) - Fort Worth Sister Cities International has brought international attention to Fort Worth with its nine sister cities in China, Eswatini, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, and Mexico since 1985.Today we launch the public campaign of the Members Circle of Giving by announcing Larry Anfin, President of K & L Enterprises, Inc., as the 2022 Campaign Chair. “Due to the generosity of corporate and individual donors, $170,000 has already been pledged and Sister Cities is well on its way to meeting its $300,000 ...

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Gibraltar and Raleigh Finalize Sister City Agreement

With the signature of Mayor Baldwin, Raleigh Sister Cities has formalized their agreement with Gibraltar to become official diplomatic partners on November 9, 2021. Raleigh is Gibraltar's first Sister City. Led by Raleigh resident, Mary Clare Freeman, the effort to begin the Sister Cities connection started in September 2019 thanks to her previous professional and government connections with the area. Behind the overseas support of the American Chamber of Commerce in Gibraltar, Startup Grind Gibraltar, the Deputy Chief Minister of Gibraltar, the Hon. ...

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Sister Cities International Welcomes Ghanaian Ambassador


Fort Worth Sister Cities International’s 25th Mayor’s International Dinner & Global Awards

Fort Worth Sister Cities International’s 25th Mayor’s International Dinner & Global Awards                                                                                                                       November 14, 2021 FORT WORTH, TEXAS (Nov. 15, 2021) - Fort Worth Sister Cities International’s 25th Mayor’s International Dinner & Global Awards was held Nov. 11, 2021 at the River Ranch Stockyards last week.Mayor Mattie Parker and Dinner Chairs, Dr. Rachael ...

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