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Between 6 and 17 July, the City of Leipzig hosted an art exhibition for children from their sister cities: Bologna (Italy), Herzliya (Israel), Travnik (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Birmingham (UK), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Brno (Czech Republic) and Taketa (Friendship Status, Japan). Children under the age of […]

Our sister city Leipzig celebrates its 1000th anniversary this year. A rich programme of events has been put together by Leipzig and we are proud to be a part of some of them. Recently, Birmingham was invited to take part in the Leipzig’s first International Children and Youth Art Exhibition. […]

  Pupils from Baskerville School were enjoying free rides on the carousel on the German Christmas Market on Tuesday. The youngsters were among 1178 children from special schools in Birmingham enjoying free rides on the carousel at the Victoria Square this year, thanks to the generosity […]

Since the launch of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) on the occasion of World Food Day 2015 at Expo Milano, the collaboration continues between the FAO and the members of the MUFPP, which includes the city of Birmingham and other 166 across the world. […]

USE-IT! is supporting the MotherShip Community. The following article can tell you more about this worthy organisation. What is the essence of Mothership? MotherShip is a community arts company that seeks to connect communities through culture and creativity. We do this through delivering projects, programmes […]

The project partners Co-operative Futures, along with iSE and Smethwick CAN, hosted an open workshop to talk about food within our local communities. This week Co-operative Futures, along with iSE and Smethwick CAN, hosted an open workshop to talk about food within our local communities. Some […]

The Urban Manufacturing project has been going for just about a year now and I have taken part in two policy clinics.  What are policy clinics? I hear you ask.  Well basically, each of the transnational partners has the opportunity to organise a  ‘clinic’ or […]

This is a list of forthcoming EU calls for proposals.   Call name Short description Link Deadline Prevent and combat gender-based violence and violence against children Priorities are primary prevention of gender-based violence (GBV) (i.e. changing social attitudes and behaviour, in order to end tolerance […]

This was my first time I have fully participated in the exchange programme in Chicago with the sister cities.  The social work exchange programme has been in place for 20 years between Birmingham, Chicago and Hamburg.  The exchange offered participating Cities the opportunity to gain […]

Birmingham hosted its first meeting of the EUROCITIES Food working group on 8-10 February. Participants included: public health experts, social workers, city councils, agricultural experts, environment and sustainability experts and urban planners from the cities: Almere, Ghent, Lyon, Porto, Venice, Milan, Utrecht, Athens, Edinburgh, Preston, Turin, Venice, Gothenburg, Milan […]