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The British Consul General to Chongqing will be visiting Birmingham next week to familiarise herself with the city’s economic landscape, trade and investment offer. However, Tina Redshaw [bio below], who took up the post at the end of last year in the Chinese mega city […]

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 […]

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 […]

Commonwealth day is celebrated by the Commonwealth nations every second Monday in March. Although the occasion is marked by a multi-faith service in Westminster Abbey and H.M. the Queen’s speech broadcast around the globe, Commonwealth Day does not enjoy widespread public awareness. For the past 2 years, […]

The Birmingham Made Me initiative showcased its dazzling designs in the heart of Milan’s busy shopping district at the Urban Centre in the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele.  A number of young designers’ creations were showcased including Robert Renton’s clothing, James Plant design and Monique Lee Millinery’s […]

This year’s celebrations of the Commonwealth Day were held on 9 March 2015. Birmingham Commonwealth Association led a vibrant programme of events which started with a flag raising ceremony in front of the Council House. Commonwealth flag was raised by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Cllr […]

Aston Villa’s Kicks programme has inspired major league soccer club, Chicago Fire to set up a similar programme stateside. The Chicago club visited Aston Villa in February 2014 and was extremely impressed by Aston Villa’s approach of engaging young people in ‘at risk’ geographic areas in […]

The Association discussed the city’s involvement in North America as well as current and future projects concerning the four areas of education, culture and sport, public service and business and trade. The Association also discussed the forthcoming visit from the Chicago Consul General. More details about […]

Councillor Mike Leddy, Lord Mayor of Birmingham, has just returned from a visit to Washington and Chicago. His visit focused on the showcasing of Birmingham’s culture and progressing our Sister City relationship with Chicago. In Washington the Lord Mayor accompanied the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group […]

Is the Commonwealth a positive force for good? Birmingham students exploring the potential of the Commonwealth in an exciting debate at Birmingham City Council House Birmingham City Council Chamber, on 17 January 2018, will see the first of a series of exciting debates in other […]