The second in Sister Cities International (SCI) history, the 2017 Inaugural Gala was a triumphant success with over 400 guests including Ambassadors, diplomats, elected officials, community leaders, and sister city members.
WASHINGTON, DC (January 11, 2017) – On January 17, Ambassadors, diplomats, municipal officials, and community leaders will join Sister Cities International (SCI) at the 2017 Inaugural Gala in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, DC (January 9, 2017) – Ambassador D. Bruce Wharton, Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, will present the Bureau of Public Affair’s first annual Citizen Diplomacy Award at a ceremony to be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 9, 2017, at the U.S. Department of State.
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. More Information
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