Dortmund Comes to Buffalo in April for 40th Anniversary Tour

The Oberbürgermeister der Stadt (or Lord Mayor) of Dortmund, Germany, will lead a delegation of 20 government, education, and business leaders to Buffalo, New York, to help celebrate the two sister cities’ 40th anniversary next month.

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Aurora Sister Cities International Named as Honorable Mention for Citizen Diplomacy Award by the U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, DC (January 24, 2018) – Sister Cities International congratulates one of its members, Aurora Sister Cities International (ASCI), on receiving an honorable mention for the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Public Affair’s annual Citizen Diplomacy award.

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A Triangle of Sun, Sand, and Innovation: Sister Cities in Argentina, Florida, and Spain Meet to Strengthen Relations

Contributed by Marianne Winfield, Executive Director, Greater Fort Lauderdale Sister Cities, and Oscar García, Chair, Sister Cities Mar del Plata, Argentina.


Join Us for #SisterCitySunday

We’re excited to announce that the Delegation of the European Union to the United States and Sister Cities International are teaming up to highlight the importance of people-to-people relationships in global peace-building with #SisterCitySunday, an online campaign starting on October 2, 2016.

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This year marks a pivotal moment during which Sister Cities International is celebrating 60 years of peace through people. Get involved in this momentous year.
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