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The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is a journey of 26.2 miles that travels through 29 vibrant neighborhoods. More than half a million runners have made this journey – some with a humble whisper, others with a victorious shout. We’re getting ready for race day […]

Birmingham Lord Mayor, Raymond Hassall took part in an event organised for HM Queen Elisabeth II during her visit to Frankfurt on 25 June 2015. He was officially invited by the Mayor of Frankfurt, Peter Feldmann and Volker Bouffier, Minister-President of the Garman State of Hesse to take […]

The Sister Cities of Birmingham and Johannesburg are currently developing a series of collaborative projects to address a number of common interests and challenges. With the objective of gaining mutual practical benefit, the two cities are working together around issues of city management, youth and […]

Councillor Waseem Zaffar, Cabinet Member for Transport and Sustainability, and Philip Edwards, Assistant Director Transportation and Connectivity, visited Frankfurt on 24 October to work on new strategies to improve Birmingham’s sustainable transport infrastructure. The study visit included meetings with the Frankfurt’s Economic Development GmbH, the […]

EVENT UPDATE FOR PUBLIC RELEASE City Drive Celebrating 5 years of Capacity-building the Social Enterprise Sector Social enterprise infrastructure organisation iSE are hosting their annual week-long event ‘City Drive’ with 2018 being the 5th anniversary of Digbeth as an accredited Social Enterprise Place.  City Drive […]

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 […]

Wednesday 7 March, 6.15-8pm The Curzon Building (City Centre Campus), 4 Cardigan Street, Birmingham B4 7BD Birmingham City University FREE More information and to book: www.bcu.ac.uk/citytalks   To celebrate the launch of Europe’s first Black Studies degree, Birmingham City University will be hosting what promises […]

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 […]

You can now register for the Climate-KIC short courses at Aston University on 2 & 3 October. Short courses are part of the autumn educational programme at Climate-KIC. Two of these short courses are coming up soon: The first is ‘Developing the bioeconomy throughout Europe‘, hosted […]

  Aston Villa Football Club and Birmingham City Council are working together to help raise the club’s profile in China, starting with our sister city of Guangzhou. The city, which we have had formal relations with since 2007, is home to not only many millions […]