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Any China watcher will tell you – China officials are no longer the globe trotters they used to be. The recent crack-down on ‘graft’ and corruption’ [strong words in English but not as belligerent in the native mandarin] mean that government officials now need an […]

On Monday 12th March, Commonwealth Day was celebrated across the 53 nations that make up the Commonwealth. Birmingham was no exception; the city saw an enthusiastic display of events and ceremonies throughout the day including a flag raising ceremony at the Council House in Victoria […]

Chicago will to host a Mayor’s Round Table on 6th June 2018 as part of their annual “Chicago Forum on Global Cities”. Councillor Ian Ward, leader of Birmingham City Council (BCC) has been invited to participate. This year is particularly important for Birmingham as it […]

Birmingham City Council has been awarded EUR 2,911,894 grant by the European Commission to implement an Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) project in Ladywood and Soho. BCC will lead a 3-year long project called USE-IT! (Unlocking Social and Economic Innovation Together). We have brought together 15 partner […]

The BCC‘s European and International Office, in co-operation with the Goethe Institut London and the Library of Birmingham, organised a number of events in the LoB during the German week (17th to 24th November). Brummies of all ages had the opportunity to engage in educational and […]

The Conference at the University of Birmingham provided a great opportunity for delegates from Birmingham and Frankfurt to showcase best practice and learning around the methods that are being used to engage communities to be more active. Sport and fitness activities are seen as a […]

Birmingham City Council’ Public Health team has won the ‘Award for the Sustainable Diets and Nutrition category’ at a high profile event in Rome today (14.10.2016) attended by Mayors and senior politicians including Italian PM Renzi, plus Vatican representatives.  The prestigious award was bestowed by […]

The Midlands chapter of the British-American Business Council (part of Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce) has named Professor Julian Beer as its new president. The deputy vice chancellor of Birmingham City University is succeeding Harry Reilly who is now honorary chairman of BABC Midlands. Professor […]

Birmingham City Council (BCC) and the European and International Affairs (EIA) team is currently involved in several transnational projects including: Climate Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC)(Created by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology) aims to transform innovative ideas in the field of climate change into […]

The UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce & Industry (UKBCCI) is a leading umbrella business organisation, which aims to bring together and nurture successful British-Bangladeshi entrepreneurs in the UK and Bangladesh. Officially launched last year in both countries, UKBCCI will assist those entrepreneurs and businesses by […]