Tag: International

Global Connections Solve Local Problems

This post is part of a special series of blogs inspired by NLC’s annual Congress of Cities and related events such as the National Summit on Your City’s Families. My smartphone informs me about typhoons in the Philippines as quickly as it does college basketball scores. Sitting in Seattle, at NLC’s annual Congress of Cities

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NLC’s Delegation to Europe: Day 1 [Stockholm, Sweden]

NLC’s delegation to Sweden and Germany kicked off the first day of the trip with a breakfast meeting with Ambassador Brzezinski, the U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, and representatives from U.S. businesses with a presence in Sweden.  In his opening remarks the Ambassador underscored the important relationships already present between Sweden and the United States including

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International sustainability efforts – not necessarily a world apart

Stockholm, Sweden is a deserving recipient of the first-ever European Green Capital designation awarded by the European Commission and celebrated last week during a three-day conference bringing together municipal leaders from across Europe and the U.S. At the event, delegates learned about the city’s impressive efforts to restore water quality surrounding the city’s 14 islands

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