Portland-Khabarovsk's Clean Water Initiative

Portland-Khabarovsk Sister Cities Collaborate on Urban Planning and Management

This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Portland, Oregon and Khabarovsk, Russia sister city relationship. The two cities have many similarities – they’re both inland ports with a major rivers flowing through them, the Columbia and Willamette in Portland and the Amur in Khabarovsk.  Interestingly, they are both centers for jazz and blues.

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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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As the world becomes smaller, and connections online become more frequent than face-to-face interactions, multicultural understanding at the community level is more important than ever. Sister Cities International enables citizen diplomats in communities across the world to develop relationships with communities in other countries that are based on cultural understanding and mutual cooperation.Donate