Cllr. James Nxumalo, Mayor of eThekwini Municipality—which governs Chicago’s sister city of Durban, South Africa—visited Chicago with a delegation from Durban from September 19–24 to take part in the World Routes conference. Next year, the World Routes conference will be held in Durban.
On Friday, September 19, the delegation attended a meeting with Mayor Rahm Emanuel to discuss the sister city relationship between Chicago and Durban.
In addition, the delegation attended a number of meetings organized by CSCI, including with the La Grange Police Department & International Police Association Region 4; World Business Chicago; 1871; the Illinois International Port District; and cultural and educational linkages, hosted by Windy City Links. The Durban Committee of CSCI hosted a lunch for the delegation.