Shin Koyamada and Tim Quigley

Sister Cities International Elects Shin Koyamada, Actor and Philanthropist, to Board of Directors


Sister Cities International (SCI) announces the election of Shin Koyamada, Actor and Philanthropist of Los Angeles, California as the new Young Professional Member of the Board of Directors and the official SCI Country Representative for Japan & Eastern Asia.

2017 Board of Directors

Sister Cities International Welcomes New Board of Directors and Elects New Executive Leadership


WASHINGTON, DC (July 24, 2017) – Following a membership-wide election, four individuals were elected to Sister Cities International’s 27-member Board of Directors. The elections took place during Sister Cities International’s Annual Business Meeting at its 61st Annual Conference in Virginia Beach, Virginia on July 14, 2017.

Youth Leadership Summit Students Enjoying the Beach

Oceans, Food Safety, and Fun! 2017 Youth Leadership Summit Recap


In concurrence with our Annual Conference, Sister Cities International holds a Youth Leadership Summit each year where students from all over the U.S. and the globe gather to learn about citizen diplomacy and garner leadership skills for a future in international relations.

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.

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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