The Eisenhower Peace Price

Best Moments from the Sister Cities International 61st Annual Conference

This year’s conference was one for the books. From the beautiful setting of Virginia Beach to our compelling keynote speakers, everyone had a wonderful time connecting with the SCI network on the shared topic of citizen diplomacy and strengthening local programs.

Presentation of 6-foot, 900-pound ceramic Tanuki

50 Years of History and Friendship: A Trip to Shizuoka

Blog by Mary D. Kane, President and CEO, Sister Cities International. Click here to view original post on Medium.

President Xi (center) at the Tacoma-Fuzhou sister city signing ceremony in 1994

Before the White House, President Xi Jinping Heads to Sister City Tacoma, Washington

Blog contributed by Mary D. Kane, President and CEO, Sister Cities International. Click here to view original post on Medium.

Navruz Fashion Show 2015

Spring "New Year" Celebration Forms Community Bonds

This year we hope you remembered to tell your Uzbek friends “Navro'z muborak!” The word Navruz itself means “new day” or “new beginning” and marks the beginning of the Persian calendar during spring solstice each year.

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