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Philippine High School Students to Spend Summer in Virginia City

02/15/2018

The deadline is fast approaching for high school students from Cagayan de Oro, in the Philippines, to apply to visit Norfolk, Virginia, as part of a new summer exchange program between the two sister cities later this year.

Delegates in PyeongChang

The City of Auburn Goes to the Olympics

02/08/2018

A delegation from the City of Auburn, Washington will touch down in South Korea this week to attend the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics. They come at the invitation of host city PyeongChang, who counts Auburn as its only American sister city.

Students participating in exchange.

Virtual Classroom Links Schools in Highland Park and Puerto Vallarta and Modena through Poetry

01/25/2018

A virtual classroom project launched this month, connecting Elm Place Middle School in Highland Park, Illinois, to Los Volcanes School in Highland Park’s sister city Puerto Vallarta, in Mexico. 

Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Steve Goldstein Presents Citizen Diplomacy Award to Council Bluffs Sister Cities Association

01/24/2018

WASHINGTON, DC (January 24, 2018) – Sister Cities International congratulates one of its members, the Council Bluffs Sister Cities Association, on receiving the Bureau of Public Affair’s annual Citizen Diplomacy award.

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Aurora Sister Cities International Named as Honorable Mention for Citizen Diplomacy Award by the U.S. Department of State

01/24/2018

WASHINGTON, DC (January 24, 2018) – Sister Cities International congratulates one of its members, Aurora Sister Cities International (ASCI), on receiving an honorable mention for the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Public Affair’s annual Citizen Diplomacy award.

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