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Sister Cities

 

cities of different countries that have established direct friendly relations for the strengthening of mutual understanding between the peoples and for the cultural cooperation and exchange of experience to solve the similar problems that the city authorities and organizations face. The phenomenon of sister cities promotes the development of good relations between the populations. Friendly relations between cities with similar histories play a great role in the struggle for peace throughout the world. In 1957 representatives of sister cities founded the World Federation of Sister Cities.

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As a first step, we're donating a shipment of 'Harris Ohio Industrial Directories' to Cleveland's Sister City, Bratislava, Slovakia.
Daqing is Calgary's sister city and Heilongjiang, Alberta's sister province.
SANTA CLARITA - More than 20 local residents will join Los Angeles area physicians and nurses this week on a medical mission to Santa Clarita's sister city in Ecuador.
Kumasi was established as a Sister City of Newark, and Cape Coast recently became a Newark Sister City as a part of the conference.
June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The children of Lincoln are helping Triaminic and the Lincoln Sister Cities Program to say "Be Well" to the children of Lincoln's sister city, Khujand, Tajikistan and to children throughout Russia.
The ceremony will take place during Shanghai Week, a celebration that highlights the significant cultural and business ties that have evolved from the San Francisco-Shanghai Sister City Program.
CANYON COUNTRY - An opportunity to learn more about the city of Santa Clarita's Sister City program is scheduled Thursday night at the city's Activity Center.
Kumasi has been established as a Sister City of Newark and Cape Coast has become a new Newark Sister City.
Kindergarten, first, second and third graders at the school are planning a royal send-off for their favorite lunch-time staple as it begins a journey to the children of Kharkiv, Cincinnati's sister city in Ukraine.
The Friendship Port agreement builds upon the relationships already established through the Seattle-Surabaya Sister City Association.
The vehicles originally were expected to go to the Mexican town of Poncitlan, Palmdale's sister city, but that arrangement didn't work out.
Presided over by KLC President Arthur Byrn, Mayor of Mayfield, the session featured the signing of an agreement between KLC and Sister Cities International to promote sister city partnerships between cities in Kentucky and those in other parts of the world.