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The Committee of the Regions, the official EU body representing the views of local & regional government, is offering a free online course on EU decision making and the impact of the EU on local policies. More info below and attached for those interested.  Regions, […]

Open Days, The European Week of Regions and Cities takes place between 6th and 9th October this year on the theme of “Growing together – Smart investment for people”. It will be a week full of workshops and debates across Brussels welcoming 6,000 people and […]

Making the case for cities as key partners in European Transport Strategy, Brussels, 20 April 2015 Cllr Lisa Trickett visited Brussels to meet new Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc in order to push the urban mobility agenda forward in the European Commission. Alongside Deputy Mayor of […]

Last week, Cllr Lisa Trickett and Anne Shaw, Head of Transport Services, visited Brussels in order to push the urban mobility agenda forward in the European Parliament. Alongside Deputy Mayor of Malmo (Sweden), Milan Obradovic, they met with the office of Karima Delli MEP from […]

As part of EU Open Days, a workshop on the transition towards more sustainable and greener regions is being hosted at the Greater Birmingham and the West Midlands Brussels Office on 7th October, 14:30:17:00. The workshop, “A3: Adapt, Advance, Accelerate: Regional Roadmapping for Low Carbon […]

The Tenth Anniversary of friendship and exchange between Birmingham and Nanjing was marked by a visit from Birmingham’s partner city on 12th September 2018.  The ten strong delegation, led by the Party Secretary, Mr Zhang Jinghua, met with Council Leader Cllr Ian Ward and Bham […]

The Birmingham Commonwealth Association (BCA) was founded in March 2014 by Birmingham City Council to promote the city’s global competitiveness and influence.   The BCA, now a registered company, are pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Shergill, CEO of  Brit Asia TV, Broad St, Birmingham […]

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. […]

Two Birmingham young women, aged 16 and 14 respectively, will represent the city of Birmingham in the Global Youth Ambassadors Leadership Summit 2018 which takes place in Chicago from 21-28 July. Both teenagers from St Paul’s School For Girls will join other 13 other international […]

On the 18th of May a group of 20 resident of Frankfurt visited Birmingham with the representative of the Frankfurt’s Mayor Office Ingrid Cammerzel. They were greeted and met by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham Anne Underwood on her last day in post.