Monday, March 24, 2014

Panel on US, China, Africa Sister Cities on 28 March in Washington

Sister Cities International is hosting its 2014 US-China Sister Cities Conference in Washington this week.  While the conference is by invitation only, on 28 March there will be a special session open to the public that addresses ways for US, Chinese, and African cities to collaborate on urban poverty and economic development issues in African cities. 

The event is co-hosted by Sister Cities International and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. on 28 March at 1779 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.  The panelists include:
--Oluseyi Atanda, Osogbo-Asheville Sister Cities Chairman
--Albus Brooks, Denver Councilman
--Busta Chiona, Zomba City Council Chief Preventative Health and Social Welfare Officer
--James Montague, Raleigh-Xiangyang Sister Cities Committee Chair
--Chris Storh, Urbana Sister Cities member
--Xu Changming, Kunming Foreign Affairs Office Deputy Director

For directions to the panel session, go to Day 3 at the bottom of the 2014 US-China Sister Cities Conference program.  You can register for the US, China, Africa panel session by going to programsai@sister-cities.org. 

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