Fort Lauderdale, Mar del Plata, and Mataro

A Triangle of Sun, Sand, and Innovation: Sister Cities in Argentina, Florida, and Spain Meet to Strengthen Relations

Contributed by Marianne Winfield, Executive Director, Greater Fort Lauderdale Sister Cities, and Oscar García, Chair, Sister Cities Mar del Plata, Argentina.

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Join Us for #SisterCitySunday

We’re excited to announce that the Delegation of the European Union to the United States and Sister Cities International are teaming up to highlight the importance of people-to-people relationships in global peace-building with #SisterCitySunday, an online campaign starting on October 2, 2016.

Sister Cities International Announces Winners of 2016 Annual Awards for Innovation in Economic Development

WASHINGTON, DC – The 2016 Sister Cities Innovation Award for Economic Development recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding community and individual sister city programs that work to promote peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation.

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Bridging Generations for Peace, a Passage for the Future of Diplomacy

Blog post contributed by Joshua W. Walker, Sister Cities International Board Member. Click here to view the original blog post on the Huffington Post.

Herat

Cities Seeking Cities Spotlight: Herat, Afghanistan

Herat, Afghanistan is seeking a sister city! With a rich cultural and demographic landscape, Herat has several programmatic areas of interest. Located in western Afghanistan, Herat city, has been an international trading city since before Alexander the Great.

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