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Sister Cities International Announces Winners of 2016 Annual Awards for Innovation in Economic Development

06/29/2016

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

Sister Cities International Announces Winners of 2016 Annual Awards for Innovation in Arts and Culture

06/29/2016

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

“Together as One” by Samuel Anwi, Kumasi, Ghana

Sister Cities International Announces 2016 Young Artists and Authors Showcase Winners

06/16/2016

Over 100 students from around the globe ages 13-22 interpret peace through art, film, writing, and photography for the 28th Annual Young Artists and Authors Showcase

Washington, DC (June 16, 2016) – Today, Sister Cities International (SCI) announced the winners and finalists of the 2016 Young Artists and Authors Showcase.

Reps. Ron DeSantis, Joaquin Castro Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Recognize July 15, 2016 as Sister Cities International Day

06/09/2016

Members of Congress Unite to Celebrate the Impact that Sister Cities International has made for over 60 Years of Building Peace between Communities around the Globe 

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 9, 2016) – Today, Congressman Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX) introduced legislation to recognize Sister Cities International Day.

President Dwight D. Eisenhower, September 11, 1956

60 Years of Peace through People, 60 Days of Impact

05/13/2016

Blog contributed by Mary D. Kane, President and CEO, Sister Cities International. Click here to view the original blog post on Medium. 

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