Group photo with Iraqi and Minneapolis officials

Minneapolis Hosts the First Delegation of Elected Officials from Sister City Najaf, Iraq


Blog contributed by Jessy Belt, Deputy Director, Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project. Click here to view the original blog post on Medium.

A Sister City Summer

A Sister City Summer


Take a glimpse into the world of Sister Cities of Nashville Student Ambassadors on their summer abroad experiences. View all original blog posts here.

Which way to your hometown? Photo Credit: Prayitno

How Sister Cities are Strengthening Citizen Diplomacy


Bryan Yannantuono, Assistant Program Officer, Program Development, Cultural Vistas.

Sister Cities International Announces Winners of 2016 Annual Awards for Innovation in Youth and Education


WASHINGTON, DC –The 2016 Sister Cities International Innovation Award for Youth and Education recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding community and individual sister city programs that promote peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation.

All Youth Leadership Summit delegates pose for a photo

2016 Youth Leadership Summit Recap


Click here to view the original post on Medium.

Take Action

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