Sister Cities Africa

Sister Cities Africa announces U.S. Trade Mission to North Africa


Our partners at Sister Cities Africa have announced a U.S. Trade Mission to North Africa. Please see details below:

(L-R) Palenque Rojo performers with Asheville resident Kallup McCoy "Tsisdu"

Opening doors to a rich cultural experience


This Fall, Asheville residents got a chance to experience the rich cultural heritage of their sister city San Cristóbal de las Casas, thanks to Asheville Sister Cities International! ASCI’s “Palenque Rojo” cultural project was the culmination of two years of planning and fundraising and successfully leveraged community resources and partners.

U.S. Department of State Announces Youth Exchange Scholarships for U.S. High School Students


Did you know the U.S. Department of State announced scholarships for American high school students to study abroad? Please see below for details!

Books arriving in Axum

Sister city relationship furthers access to education, resources


Did you know the sister city relationship between Denver, CO and Axum, Ethiopia has enabled hundreds of students in Axum to receive better access to educational resources? Wondering how? Read on!

MoU Signing

Sister Cities International and The Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries sign Memorandum of Understanding


Sister Cities International and the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today at the 2012 China International Friendship Cities Conference in Chengdu, China.

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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