San Antonio and Darmstadt – Looking to the Future with Optimism

San Antonio and Darmstadt – Looking to the Future with Optimism By Mayor Ron Nirenberg of San Antonio, Texas and Lord Mayor Jochen Partsch of Darmstadt, Germany   In 2017, Mayor Ron Nirenberg led a delegation of community leaders from San Antonio to Darmstadt to visit Lord Mayor Jochen Partsch and to sign a sister city agreement between our two cities. The delegation represented local government, education, business, and the arts. Roughly two years later, San Antonio welcomed Lord Mayor Partsch and a 28-member trade and civic mission which included 46 ...

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MedStar and Texas Health Resources to Donate Ambulance & Supplies to Fort Worth Sister City – Toluca, Mexico

Sister Cities of Fort Worth, Texas and Toluca, Mexico worked together to provide medical resources for its residents. See below to read the amazing work they've done! Community Release: MedStar and Texas Health Resources to Donate Ambulance & Supplies to Fort Worth Sister City – Toluca, Mexico   Some parts of the world are not able to have the state-of-the-art emergency medical services equipment that are available to many communities in the United States.  Such was the case for the City of Toluca, the capital of the State of Mexico.  It is the center of ...

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YLS recap 2018

2018 Youth Leadership Summit Impact Sister Cities International’s Youth Leadership Summit offers high school youth from around the world the opportunity to meet with like-minded peers to learn about global challenges while exploring the field of international affairs and diplomacy. The 2018 Youth Leadership Summit focused on the theme of “Immigrants and Refugees.” Ninety-nine students from the United States, Jamaica and South Korea began their stay in Aurora, CO with a tour of the University of Denver where they were housed in dorms followed by dinner and ...

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Houstonians again proving their Care for the Humanity 40-feet container of gifts for the flood hit Sister City of Karachi

The Houston-Karachi Sister City Relationship has shown the importance of Sister Cities - helping each other in times of need through joint efforts. See the article below to read about their connection and donation! November 18, 2020 (Our Special Correspondent): Speaking at the sending off ceremony of 40-feet container of gifts from the people of Houston, Texas, USA to the people suffering from the aftermath of Super Floods in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan of Aug-Sept, 2020; the Consul General of Pakistan Honorable Abrar Hashmi acknowledged the generosity of Pakistani ...

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YLS recap 2019

2018 Youth Leadership Summit Impact Sister Cities International’s Youth Leadership Summit offers high school youth from around the world the opportunity to meet with like-minded peers to learn about global challenges while exploring the field of international affairs and diplomacy. The 2018 Youth Leadership Summit focused on the theme of “Immigrants and Refugees.” Ninety-nine students from the United States, Jamaica and South Korea began their stay in Aurora, CO with a tour of the University of Denver where they were housed in&nbsp...

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Stanardsville looks to gain sister city in Tarland

On October 8, 2020, the Daily Progress from Charlottesville, Virginia wrote about a new sister city friendship they were able to cultivate! Read the article below or see it on their website Stanardsville looks to gain sister city in Tarland The Town of Stanardsville is gaining a sister—a sister city that is—the village of Tarland in Scotland. Sister Cities International (SCI) was launched in 1956 to promote affiliations between cities in different nations to further international understand and develop continuing projects of mutual interest ...

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Houston, TX – Karachi, Pakistan Sister Cities & The Alliance for Disaster Relief

Historic Floods in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan Around 150,000+ Flood Hit Persons Served by Helping hand USA, Houston Karachi Sister City Association and Alliance for Disaster Relief: October 7, 2020: Administrator of Karachi Mr. Iftikhar Ali Shallwani has said that we have not yet won the battle against Corona, but we are on the verge of winning it. That is why continuing safety measures and following the SOPs are needed. Corona Virus has caused havoc all across the globe. We say Thanks to God for the better situation being faced in Pakistan. Mr. Shallwani was ...

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Tulsa Global Alliance hosts 2020 Global Vision Awards

Tulsa Global Alliance will be hosting the Global Vision Awards Gala! It wil be on Friday, October 30 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Tulsa Global Alliance (TGA) will be honoring the 2020 Global Vision Awardees: The Charles & Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation The City of Tulsa Hanson You can find more information on the attached fliers, or visit the Tulsa Global Alliance page for event details.

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We Shall Overcome on October 11, 2020

San Antonio Sister Cities is hosting a musical program called "We Will Overcome: Sister Cities & Friends" presented by Musical Bridges Around the World (MBAW) for its opening event for the new 2021 season! The Global Engagement Office of the City of San Antonio is proud of its collaboration with this first event of the MBAW's new season. MBAW also joined us for our Annual Conference this year, Reimagining Citizen Diplomacy. You can find the promotional flyer for the virtual event - streaming live on Sunday, October 11 at 7:00 PM CST - here, or on our social ...

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Industry leaders bullish on border manufacturing, chances of ‘reshoring’ jobs from China

The local news channel 23, Valley Central in Rio Grande, Texas, wrote about the Border industry and its effects from COVID-19. Our guest speakers from our SCI Global Conversation: U.S.-Mexico Trade During COVID-19 were featured on this news article. The speakers were Alan Russell, CEO of Tecma, Paola Avila, vice president for international business at the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and David Coronado, director of international brudges for the City of El Paso. Read below or click this link here to find the article on the website. U.S.-run factories in ...

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