America’s relationship with South Africa

America’s relationship with South AfricaThe United States and South Africa enjoy a strategic partnership with a strong network of people-to-people relationships with businesses, non-governmental organizations, universities, cultural institutions, and individual citizens. As a global voice, strong and vibrant democracy, and a country built on its commitment to human rights, South Africa is a strategic partner of the United States, with strong collaboration in shared global and bilateral priorities, including health, climate, trade and investment, education, and digital ...

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South African Culture

South African CultureSouth Africa has been famously referred to as the rainbow nation because it is made up of so many diverse cultures and religions. Contained within South Africa's borders are Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Tswana, Ndebele, Khoisan, Hindu, Muslim, and Afrikaner people to name but a few. All of these people are united by calling South Africa home, and therefore their lives all contribute to forming a part of the country’s heritage, identity and culture. The values and behaviors of the population differ strongly among the cultural groups to which people belong. To ...

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Things to do while in South Africa

Things to do while in South Africa 

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Traveling within the African Diaspora

Traveling within the African Diaspora 

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Sister Cities International- who are we, and what have we done?

Sister Cities International- who are we, and what have we done? Representing over 500 U.S. cities with 2000 partnerships in 146 countries, Sister Cities International promotes peace through mutual respect, understanding and cooperation one individual, one community at a time. For over six decades, we touch the everyday lives of millions of people through economic development projects, academic and scholarship opportunities, resilient cities initiatives and environmental programs, arts and cultural heritage activities as well as municipal, youth and sports exchange...

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Sister Cities International- who are we, and what have we done?

Representing over 500 U.S. cities with 2000 partnerships in 146 countries, Sister Cities International promotes peace through mutual respect, understanding and cooperation one individual, one community at a time. For over six decades, we touch the everyday lives of millions of people through economic development projects, academic and scholarship opportunities, resilient cities initiatives and environmental programs, arts and cultural heritage activities as well as municipal, youth and sports exchanges. Sister Cities International has a rich history of citizen diplomacy ...

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Frequently Asked Questions YAAS 2023


STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER SHINZO ABE


Blooming Rainbow project

Blooming Rainbow Blooming Rainbow is a community art exchange project with the support of the Sister City organizations in Baltimore, Maryland, USA and Changwon, South Korea. Weekly art lessons taught by graduate students and artists for underserved children were held in both cities during the period February – June, 2022. The project was led in Baltimore by Maryland Institute College of Art graduate student Ara Ko and in Changwon by Chaeyeon Hong, MFA. The children were provided with materials and guidance to paint on canvas. The works were then exchanged via ...

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