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    Chicago-Hamburg School Exchange Continues

    Sullivan High school has an ongoing exchange with Altona Gymnasium in Hamburg that is supported by the Hamburg Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International. Nine students and teachers visited Hamburg in October 2017 for two weeks. Ten students from Altona visited their Sullivan counterparts in Chicago. While in Hamburg, Chicago students not only visited various…


    Chicago-Hamburg Marathon Connection Recognized

    On December 13, U.S. Consul General in Hamburg Richard T. Yeneoka hosted an event to celebrate the marathon connection between Chicago and Hamburg. Since 2002, over 400 runners from Hamburg have participated in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon by using the runner exchange program of the Support Group Hamburg Chicago, staying for a week…


    Colombian Ambassador Visits Chicago

    Colombian Ambassador to the United States Juan Carlos Pinzón made his first official visit to Chicago on December 14 and 15. During his visit, he met with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, toured 1871 and met with the Bogota Committee of CSCI to discuss future collaborations between Chicago and Bogota. Read Ambassador Pinzón’s opinion piece in Crain’s Chicago Business…

    Chicago Consular Corps

    2016 Chicago Consular Corps Gala

    World Business Chicago and Chicago Sister Cities International hosted the annual Chicago Consular Corps Gala: “A Tribute to Our Global Partners” on the evening of Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at the Hilton Chicago (720 S. Michigan Avenue). Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Amy Rule, and the Dean of the Chicago Consular Corps, Patricia Maza-Pittsford and Phillip…