• 04:30 PM
  • Chicago Riverwalk on the Jetty between Wells and Franklin

This summer, Chicago Sister Cities International brings a global vibe to Chicago’s iconic Riverwalk for a six week celebration of Chicago’s sister cities with Unifest. Unifest will celebrate Chicago’s 28 sister cities through food, drink and music. Unifest will run every Thursday evening from 4:30–8:30pm beginning on July 13 on the Jetty area of the…

  • 10:30 AM
  • Richard J. Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington Street, Chicago

The 8th Annual Chicago Sister Cities International Festival transforms Daley Plaza into an international village filled with food, music, dance and merchants, August 5-9, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Chicago’s 28 international sister cities will be represented at the festival, where visitors will be able to sample international cuisine and view live cultural…

  • 10:30 AM
  • Richard J. Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington Street, Chicago

The 8th Annual Chicago Sister Cities International Festival transforms Daley Plaza into an international village filled with food, music, dance and merchants, August 5-9, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Chicago’s 28 international sister cities will be represented at the festival, where visitors will be able to sample international cuisine and view live cultural…

  • 10:30 AM
  • Richard J. Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington Street, Chicago

The 8th Annual Chicago Sister Cities International Festival transforms Daley Plaza into an international village filled with food, music, dance and merchants, August 5-9, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Chicago’s 28 international sister cities will be represented at the festival, where visitors will be able to sample international cuisine and view live cultural…

  • 10:30 AM
  • Richard J. Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington Street, Chicago

The 8th Annual Chicago Sister Cities International Festival transforms Daley Plaza into an international village filled with food, music, dance and merchants, August 5-9, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Chicago’s 28 international sister cities will be represented at the festival, where visitors will be able to sample international cuisine and view live cultural…

  • 09:00 AM
  • University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Room 932 (1603 W. Taylor Street)

Six delegates from the Shanghai Civil Affairs Bureau will visit Chicago August 1-6 to share best practices in the field of social services for the elderly and the aging population. Come hear them dialogue about their week-long experience in Chicago, which includes site visits and meetings with local professionals. The conference will feature a discussion…

  • 02:00 PM
  • Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (ICNC), 320 North Damen Avenue, #100 Chicago, IL 60612

Join the Petach Tikva Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International for a business & networking seminar to learn about export opportunities and to find customers in Israel. The featured presenter will be Uriel Lynn, President of the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce. Uriel Lynn is a past member of the Knesset (Israel’s Parliament) and…

  • 10:30 AM
  • Richard J. Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington Street, Chicago

The 8th Annual Chicago Sister Cities International Festival transforms Daley Plaza into an international village filled with food, music, dance and merchants, August 5-9, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Chicago’s 28 international sister cities will be represented at the festival, where visitors will be able to sample international cuisine and view live cultural…

  • 04:30 PM
  • Chicago Riverwalk on the Jetty between Wells and Franklin

This summer, Chicago Sister Cities International brings a global vibe to Chicago’s iconic Riverwalk for a six week celebration of Chicago’s sister cities with Unifest. Unifest will celebrate Chicago’s 28 sister cities through food, drink and music. Unifest will run every Thursday evening from 4:30–8:30pm beginning on July 13 on the Jetty area of the…

  • 02:00 PM
  • Chicago Cultural Center, G.A.R. Rotunda & Claudia Cassidy Theater, 77 E. Randolph Street, Chicago

The Lahore Committee of CSCI and the Performance Club of Chicago are proud to present Jungi, a dramatic, passionate, and soul-searching exploration into the impact of violence on our society. Through the eyes of the play’s titular character, Jungi transports its audience across time and place to open a window into the role of violence…

  • 09:00 AM
  • Dominican University Priory Campus, 7200 Division St, River Forest, IL 60305

Dominican University’s Graduate School of Social Work, Chicago Sister Cities International and the International Social Work Exchange Program are sponsoring social service delegates from Casablanca, Morocco from July 25-August 1. The purpose of the exchange is to explore how social service providers in Chicago and Casablanca are engaging youth at risk of joining gangs and…

  • Chicago Riverwalk on the Jetty between Wells and Franklin

This summer, Chicago Sister Cities International brings a global vibe to Chicago’s iconic Riverwalk for a six week celebration of Chicago’s sister cities with Unifest. Unifest will celebrate Chicago’s 28 sister cities through food, drink and music. Unifest will run every Thursday evening from 4:30–8:30pm beginning on July 13 on the Jetty area of the…

  • 11:00 AM
  • Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E. Washington Street

The Bogota Committee of CSCI, in partnership with the Consulate General of Colombia in Chicago, hosts Colombia’s Independence Day Celebration on Sunday, July 26 from 11 am–1 pm at the Chicago Cultural Center’s Preston Bradley Hall. The event will include appetizers, a speaking program and cultural performances. Free and open to the public.

  • 04:30 PM
  • Chicago Riverwalk on the Jetty between Wells and Franklin

This summer, Chicago Sister Cities International brings a global vibe to Chicago’s iconic Riverwalk for a six week celebration of Chicago’s sister cities with Unifest. Unifest will celebrate Chicago’s 28 sister cities through food, drink and music. Unifest will run every Thursday evening from 4:30–8:30pm beginning on July 13 on the Jetty area of the…

  • 11:00 AM
  • Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E. Washington Street, Chicago

The Bogota Committee of CSCI, in partnership with the Consulate General of Colombia in Chicago, hosts Colombia’s Independence Day Celebration on Sunday, July 20 from 11 am–1 pm at the Chicago Cultural Center’s Preston Bradley Hall. The event will include a speaking program and cultural performance. Free and open to the public.

  • 05:00 PM

The Milan Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International is proud to sponsor the Collegio Gallio youth soccer team from Como, Italy in their participation in the first annual Chicago KICS Cup International Youth Soccer Tournament that will take place July 19–26, 2014. The KICS Cup will bring in over 100 youth soccer teams including local,…

  • 10:00 AM
  • Chicago Midway International Airport, 5700 S. Cicero Avenue

Join the Vilnius Committee as the Consulate General of the Republic of Lithuania celebrates the opening of the special exhibition We Shall Fly to Lithuania at Concourse A of Chicago Midway International Airport on Thursday, July 18 from 10-11 a.m. This special exhibition honors the 80th anniversary of the first U.S.-Lithuanian Transatlantic flight by Captain…

  • 07:00 AM
  • The Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

From July 16-18, 205, the 59th Sister Cities International Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota will bring together hundreds of elected and municipal officials, business leaders, and engaged citizen diplomats from across the U.S. and the globe to discuss this year’s theme, “Bridging Generations for Peace”. The Conference will present informative educational sessions from industry thought leaders…

  • 09:00 AM
  • The John Marshall Law School, 315 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago

As part of the 2014 Chicago-Shanghai Social Services Exchange, eight delegates from Shanghai, China will share best practices in the field of social services supports for the elderly and their generally aging population at the conference Shanghai and Chicago Elder Services: Similarities and Differences at The John Marshall Law School on Wednesday, July 16 from…

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Virginia Beach, 1900 Pavilion Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Sister Cities International is excited to host its 61st Annual Conference in Virginia Beach, VA from July 13-15. Through numerous educational forums, special events, and the 61st Annual Conference, President Eisenhower’s legacy and 61 years of promoting “Peace through People” will be celebrated. The conference provides an excellent way to learn tools and practices to…