The European Day of Languages was a great occasion for us to open a new permanent display on Leeds’ partner cities in the Information Centre of Leeds Central Library.… Read More Library Exchange Partnership
Earlier this week, Leeds has hosted the Eurocities Roma Inclusion Working Group and welcomed 50 local and international inclusion experts to unpick big issues like safeguarding, gathering and using migration data, and creating trust between local authorities and migrant communities.… Read More Sharing knowledge on inclusion with EUROCITIES
Our partner city Lille in France is currently recruiting two volunteers from its partner cities for an 8-month paid work experience in the International Relations Service of the city. The placement is about encouraging international cooperation and solidarity and will start in October or November 2018. … Read More Lille call-out for young ambassadors!
Earlier this afternoon, the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Graham Latty, has welcomed a group of students from Xuejun High School in Hangzhou, China.… Read More Nǐhǎo, Lord Mayor
Over the years, thousands of people have been involved in the Leeds-Lille partnership. If you are one of them, then we want to hear from you!… Read More Have you ever been involved in the Leeds-Lille twinning?
Last week we have welcomed six social workers from our Czech partner city Brno who were keen to see what social work with children and families looks like in Leeds.… Read More Open doors for Brno social workers
Yesterday, colleagues from Leeds City Council’s Children’s Services have shared some of the biggest success stories with our visitors for Esisimo Network Foundation, a fairly new non-governmental organisation from the north of Durban, our partner city in South Africa. … Read More Thumbs up for Child-Friendly Leeds
Performing Gender is a 2-year programme Yorkshire Dance is working on with partners from Italy, Slovenia, Spain and The Netherlands. Together they explore how sexual orientation and gender are viewed in societies across Europe… Read More Performing Gender: Five stories told through dance
“Why should only young people have all the fun?”, a woman at Haus Herbstzeitlos, a centre for senior citizens in Siegen, said to Frances Jones, then councillor for Morley, during a visit in 2001.
Since then there has been a series of exchange visits between Siegen and Morley/Leeds involving up to 25 people at a time.
… Read More Senior citizens visit Siegen
In 2018, 100 years after the end of World War I, Dortmund has invited youth groups from all its partner cities to participate in an International Youth Summit and join the city festival DortBUNT, a colourful celebration of tolerance and diversity. … Read More Youth for Peace and Democracy