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The South African Commissioner to the United Kingdom visited Birmingham on the 22nd of March 2016. The day long visit gave Mr. Obeg Mlaba the opportunity to met with a number of political and economic leaders the city and region including the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, the Leader of […]
The GEP is a provincial government agency and was established in 2005 to provide financial support and advice to grow small, medium and micro-enterprises in the province and to co-ordinate relevant stakeholders. Comprising a twelve-person delegation from Gauteng province in South Africa the visitors came […]
The North and South America Association’s Group is meeting on 14 July at Birmingham City Council House at 04.30 pm.
Senior officials from South Korea’s public authority for industrial development were in Birmingham this week to learn how the city’s industrial strategy could help shape the development of 51 industrial parks in their country. South Korea is one of the world’s most innovative countries, already […]
On Monday 12th March, Commonwealth Day was celebrated across the 53 nations that make up the Commonwealth. Birmingham was no exception; the city saw an enthusiastic display of events and ceremonies throughout the day including a flag raising ceremony at the Council House in Victoria […]
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 […]
The first ever trade and business mission for the Birmingham Commonwealth Association’s mission to Jamaica was a great success with several trade and business deals completed, higher education collaboration undertaken and further engagement between Birmingham and Kingston Councils agreed. The delegation comprised of 12 people, with representation from […]
The award wining South African Thribhangi Dance Theatre will be performing in several venues in the Midlands from the the 6th to the 13th of May 2016. Their Sukuma (“Stand Up” in Zulu language) show combines the grace of Indian classical Bharatanatyam with the string physicality of […]
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, […]
February 11 is the European 112 Day. On this day, different awareness and networking activities are organised throughout the EU in order to promote the existence and use of Europe’s single emergency number. 112 is the European emergency phone number, available everywhere in the EU, free […]