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The Annual Chicago Sister Cities International Reception was held in Chicago (USA) last Thursday, 15th March, celebrating Citizen Diplomacy. Over 300 guests attended the event to recognise the diplomat citizen’s work dedicated to Chicago Sister Cities International. The main speaker at the evening was the […]

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 […]

The EUROCITIES working group on food is meeting in Birmingham this week (8/2/17). The meeting will consist of a series of events over three days. The working group aims to become a “creative hub” for sharing information, ideas, best practices as well as experimenting with innovative solutions […]

Teams from three of Birmingham’s European twin cities arrived to the city on Sunday 1st May to take part in the first ever Birmingham European Capital of Running Team 10k Cup, as part of the Great Birmingham 10k run. The respective teams were made up by […]

Global leaders in business, education, civics, and the arts will converge in Chicago June 1-3 for an integrated, cross-sector dialogue on the power and limitations of global cities to shape the world’s future. A delegation from Birmingham is to attend the 2016 edition of the […]

Teams from four of Birmingham’s European twin cities will arrive in the city to take part in the seconds edition of Birmingham European Capital of Running Team 10k Cup, as part of the Morrisons Great Birmingham 10k. This years edition is co-organised by Birmingham City Council and supported by the […]

  Birmingham City Council (BCC) and the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) have been working together for 15 years. During that time the CLGF have fully funded a number of Good Practice Exchange projects in South Africa, India etc. around solid waste management, education, informal […]

The conference “Cities for accessibility, jobs and inclusion – breaking down barriers together”, which has been jointly organised by the city of Lisbon, the city of Berlin and EUROCITIES, will take place in Lisbon City Hall on 18-19 June 2015. The conference aims to: Explore the […]

The Birmingham Energy Savers (BES) programme has recently been featured in the EUROCITIES publication “GREEN JOBS FOR SOCIAL INCLUSION”. BES programme tackles fuel poverty and the presence of energy inefficient buildings that have a negative impact on the environment. The programme was launched to make the most […]

Teams from four of Birmingham’s European twin cities arrived to the city on Sunday 3rd May to take part in the first ever Birmingham European Capital of Running Team 10k Cup, as part of the Morrisons Great Birmingham 10k. The cities that participated in the event […]