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"The Sultan and the Saint": Building Bridges Through Film


Stories move us.  Films are one of the most effective forms of storytelling and one that can be used to great advantage by Sister Cities, as the Baltimore Luxor Alexandria (Egypt) Sister City Committee did in recent months.

Roger Mark De Souza, Sister Cities International's New President and CEO

Sister Cities International Appoints Roger-Mark De Souza as New President and CEO


Sister Cities International today announced the appointment of Mr. Roger-Mark De Souza as its new President and CEO, effective January 2nd, 2018.

Three Generations of Citizen Diplomacy


In 1972, Kettering, Ohio established their first sister city relationship with Steyr, Austria. Since then, they have created lasting traditions and legacies together. The two cities have overseen five adult homestays and have conducted an alternating youth exchange for the past 40 years.

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This year marks a pivotal moment during which Sister Cities International is celebrating 60 years of peace through people. Get involved in this momentous year.
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As the world becomes smaller, and connections online become more frequent than face-to-face interactions, multicultural understanding at the community level is more important than ever. Sister Cities International enables citizen diplomats in communities across the world to develop relationships with communities in other countries that are based on cultural understanding and mutual cooperation.Donate