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Birmingham has a strong and well established history of working in formal relationships with cities from around the world. These relationships are formalised through what is known as ‘partner city agreements’ with the cities of Lyon in France, Frankfurt and Leipzig in Germany and Milan […]

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 […]

On November 17th, 2016, Birmingham welcomed a delegation from Frankfurt-am-Main led by Peter Feldmann, Mayor of Frankfurt. Throughout the day members of the delegation attended various events of the German Week. In the evening, three events symbolizing the lifelong partnership between Birmingham and Frankfurt took […]

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 and Frankfurt became formal partner cities in 1966. This year both cities will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of our partnership and a number of events have been planned jointly with the City of Frankfurt and Frankfurt based organisations to celebrate the occasion. With the signing of […]

Year 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of the partnership between Birmingham and Guangzhou cities. The recent years of collaboration between Birmingham and the Chinese city have been intense, with some increasingly important academic, medical, research and business links established. During ten years of formal partnership, Guangzhou has become key city […]

  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 EU-China Urbanisation Partnership Forum took place on 29 June in Brussels, on the day of the 10th EU-China Summit. The EU-China Partnership on Urbanisation is an overarching instrument brought to life to support China and the EU to improve the functioning and attractiveness of […]

The EU-China Urbanisation Partnership Forum is taking place on 29 June in Brussels, on the day of the 10th EU-China Summit. The EU-China Partnership on Urbanisation is an overarching instrument conceived to support China and the EU to improve the functioning and attractiveness of Chinese […]

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 […]