sister cities

"The sign listing all the sister cities of Los Angeles near the iconic City Hall building" by Mark Fischer via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Mark Kristmanson in dialogue with CPD Senior Research Specialist Sohaela Amiri on the value of sister city relationships during crisis.

Sign in downtown Los Angeles indicating sister cities with country flags, distances and directions by Pmlineditor via Wikimedia Commons

CPD Senior Research Specialist Sohaela Amiri shares about the value of Los Angeles' proposed sister city relationship with Kyiv.

Sister Cities International Chairman & San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg shares views on how cities are adapting, forging new connections and joining the evolving playing field of international relations and diplomacy.

What's in a name? Shared values and mutual understanding, despite being worlds apart.

A new paper by CPD Research Fellow Deborah L. Trent on the participatory benefit of public-private partnerships.

Glasnost & Goodwill: Citizen Diplomacy in the Northwest

The Washington State Historical Society explores the importance of people-to-people exchanges in reducing Cold War tensions. 

An 11-person delegation from Gunpo, South Korea, recently completed a Sister City visit to the City of Clarksville that included tours of City facilities, a local factory and visits to RiverFest and local entertainment venues. In 1999, Gunpo and Clarksville both approved an agreement establishing a Sister City relationship, designed to expand cultural understanding and cooperation.

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