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Two Birmingham young women, aged 16 and 14 respectively, will represent the city of Birmingham in the Global Youth Ambassadors Leadership Summit 2018 which takes place in Chicago from 21-28 July. Both teenagers from St Paul’s School For Girls will join other 13 other international […]

Chicago will to host a Mayor’s Round Table on 6th June 2018 as part of their annual “Chicago Forum on Global Cities”. Councillor Ian Ward, leader of Birmingham City Council (BCC) has been invited to participate. This year is particularly important for Birmingham as it […]

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 […]

Businesses and regional partners from the West Midlands are being encouraged to drive forward the Midlands Engine and take part in its inaugural market visit to the USA and Canada this autumn. The first in a series of market visits was announced by Government at […]

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 […]

Global leaders in business, education, civics, and the arts will converge in Chicago June 1-3 for an integrated, cross-sector dialogue on the power and limitations of global cities to shape the world’s future. A delegation from Birmingham is to attend the 2016 edition of the […]

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 […]

National Express and Birmingham City Council stood proudly shoulder to shoulder last week at the announcement of an internship programme between Chicago and Birmingham.  The announcement made at the British Consulate in Chicago, is significant as it marks a reinvigoration of the Birmingham Sister City relationship. […]

Dr Naren Basu, of the University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, has been selected to take part in the annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium in Chicago, one of Birmingham’s sister cities. The symposium, which attracts 800 physicians, is an annual professional educational event […]

The Association discussed the city’s involvement in North America as well as current and future projects concerning the four areas of education, culture and sport, public service and business and trade. The Association also discussed the forthcoming visit from the Chicago Consul General. More details about […]