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
Today, Leeds is welcoming partners from Breda in the Netherlands as part of a long-term exchange programme of the Covenant of Mayors, supporting cities to reach their ambitious environmental and energy targets.… Read More Climate change and energy – sharing Leeds’ best practice with Breda
Yesterday, the First Round of the Leeds International Piano Competition 2018 has come to an end and successful competitors will soon be invited to the Second Round, Semi-Finals and Final in Leeds in September.… Read More The Leeds in Berlin, Singapore and New York
Over around four hours, schools from across the region debated Britain’s exit from the European Union, issues facing the LGTB community in Chechnya and many other important issues Europe is facing today.… Read More Guest blog: European Youth Parliament