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The Conference at the University of Birmingham provided a great opportunity for delegates from Birmingham and Frankfurt to showcase best practice and learning around the methods that are being used to engage communities to be more active. Sport and fitness activities are seen as a […]

In the context of the strategic partnership between the University of Birmingham and Goethe University, Frankfurt, a delegation from Birmingham is participating in this year’s University and the City Conference. The main aims of the conference are to investigate interrelations between higher education institutions and […]

  An ecosystem is like a finely tuned Swiss watch.  Poetry in motion if you have all the relevant cogs and springs in place, but with one wheel out of kilter, the movement can go to pot.  Investment in people and skills is the oil […]

On December 3rd, Aston University are welcoming two politicos to Birmingham to hear about current political affairs in the U.S. In their talk, American political consultant, pollster and “public opinion guru” Frank Luntz and Democratic pollster Darius Baxter will deliver a bipartisan, balanced programme providing a postmortem of the […]

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 […]

The Tenth Anniversary of friendship and exchange between Birmingham and Nanjing was marked by a visit from Birmingham’s partner city on 12th September 2018.  The ten strong delegation, led by the Party Secretary, Mr Zhang Jinghua, met with Council Leader Cllr Ian Ward and Bham […]

Since the launch of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) on the occasion of World Food Day 2015 at Expo Milano, the collaboration continues between the FAO and the members of the MUFPP, which includes the city of Birmingham and other 166 across the world. […]

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 […]

Plans for the Birmingham 2022 handover ceremony are well under way for Sunday, 15th April. The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony will take place then and will include performances from Carrara Stadium (Gold Coast, Australia) and part-live from Birmingham. Three artists have been […]