Mayor Berry with Sasebo Mayor Tomonaga in Sasebo Japan during 50th anniversary

Is your city government doing its part to support citizen diplomacy? The Mayor of Albuquerque is.

- Contributed by Randy Trask, Director of the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Trade Alliance

Karim Wasfi performing at the SCI Annual Conference

Karim Wasfi Appointed Egypt and Iraq Representative for Sister Cities International

Sister Cities International’s Board of Directors has approved Mr. Karim Wasfi, renowned cellist and Founder & President of Peace Through Arts Inc. to be the Country Representative for Egypt and Iraq.

The Eisenhower Peace Price

Best Moments from the Sister Cities International 61st Annual Conference

This year’s conference was one for the books. From the beautiful setting of Virginia Beach to our compelling keynote speakers, everyone had a wonderful time connecting with the SCI network on the shared topic of citizen diplomacy and strengthening local programs.

Presentation of 6-foot, 900-pound ceramic Tanuki

50 Years of History and Friendship: A Trip to Shizuoka

Blog by Mary D. Kane, President and CEO, Sister Cities International. Click here to view original post on Medium.

President Xi (center) at the Tacoma-Fuzhou sister city signing ceremony in 1994

Before the White House, President Xi Jinping Heads to Sister City Tacoma, Washington

Blog contributed by Mary D. Kane, President and CEO, Sister Cities International. Click here to view original post on Medium.

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