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Social Services professionals worldwide are facing similar challenges due to common societal and economic problems. Issues such as child welfare, youth delinquency and an increasing elderly population have no national boundaries. The Chicago Sister Cities International (CSCI) Social Services Exchange Program believes that best practices […]

USE IT Project PROJECT UPDATE FOR PUBLIC RELEASE Dated: 18th January 2018 WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT The Social Enterprise support offered through USE IT! in the last 12 months focused on growing the social enterprise sector, linking local organisations to new markets, linking them to […]

Birmingham City Council welcomed two delegates from the Catalan capital, Mr Alex Masllorens, the Deputy General Manager of Social Services, and Mrs Angels Canals, the Director of the Municipal Institute of Social Services. The purpose of their visit was to find out more about how […]

The Leader of Birmingham City Council Councillor John Clancy attended the Birmingham Sister City Chicago’s Global Cities Forum. The Forum brought the Mayors of approximately 20 world status cities together, with over 500 senior representatives of both Chicago’s Sister Cities and many others. The forum comprised of several […]

The 9th of March marked an important milestone for the delivery of Birmingham’s European and International Strategy. For the first time since its launch, the four chairs of the area based associations met with the Leader of the Council, Sir Albert Bore. They talked about […]

North America is important to the people and organisations of Birmingham. In recognition of that a related Association has been established under the chairmanship of Professor Jo Andrews from Birmingham City University. With the intention of promoting meaningful engagement between Birmingham and North America the […]

As a city of world status, Chicago is not only home to 2.7m people but also to many multi-national companies including: Boeing; Sears;  Jones Lang LaSalle and Motorola.  In fact, it was that business and financial service focus which also attracted Birmingham City Council and […]

Virtual Study Visit No. 1, 25.03.21 Tools and projects for participative budgeting (PB) and participative planning (PP) were the focus of the Interreg NW Europe ‘Better’ project’s first virtual, online study tour of the beautiful city of Nyíregyháza, Hungary. With a population of 120,000 and […]

BETTER is an Interreg Europe project of five city governments (Genoa- IT, Tartu-EE, Nyíregyháza-HU, Birmingham- UK and Gävle – SE) whose mission is to support public authorities to develop their regional innovation strategies and improve them with e-government services to stimulate regional innovation chain. BETTER […]

  Cows wearing GPS collars and food vans predicting the locations of potential customers were just some of the good practices presented at the Better project thematic event in the week of 15th June 2020.  The Better project – stimulating regional innovation through better e-government […]