Sister Cities of Houston (SCH) hosted a meeting with members of the Consular Corps with Sister Cities relationships. Consul Generals, Vice-Consuls, Deputy Consul Generals, Chancellors and Directors Generals, to announce that the city of Houston has been selected to host the Sister Cities International (SCI) Conference from July 17-19, 2019, and invite these countries to join hands with SCH to help bring together a successful SCI Annual Conference “Cities Mean Business:”
United Arab Emirates
Countries with interest in establishing new Sister Cities relationships that attended our meeting are:
Additionally, members of the following Sister Cities of Houston (SCH) participated in the meeting:
We are very grateful to the Mayor’s Office of Trade & International Affairs and all the participants who made this meeting a very productive and successful event!!! Join us in Houston at the Sister Cities International (SCI) Conference from July 17-19, 2019. We are connecting locally and thriving globally!!
SCI Conference – Houston Host Committee
Register for the Sister Cities International Annual Conference 2019
Volunteer to assist the Japan-America Society of Houston at their ANNUAL SPRING GARDEN CLEANUP
Time: Saturday, April 7 | 9 AM
Place: Hermann Park Japanese Garden
About: This year’s Spring Garden Cleanup is ever more special as we will be preparing the grounds for Japan Festival’s 25th Anniversary Celebration. Join the efforts to ensure the Japanese Garden looks its best!
Join the Houston Taipei Society for a day of fun gardening at Hermann Park and the Houston Taipei Friendship Pavilion.
Family, friends and anyone interested is welcome!
When: Saturday, April 7th, 9:00 am – 12 noon
Where: McGovern Centennial Gardens, 1500 Hermann Drive at Crawford St. Lot C, 77004
Bring: water, snacks, gardening tools and gloves if you prefer to use your own (gardening tools are also provided by the HPC)
Wear: closed-toe shoes, long pants, eye wear and sun wear
Lunch: picnic style lunch, bring your own, on-site food trucks are available or you can pre-order from the Pinewood Cafe. To pre-order at the Pinewood Cafe, click here. RSVP: ACoburn@houstonmethodist.org
Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United States
Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Houston, TX
Place: *Location will be provided upon registration
Cost: USRCC Members – $50 / Non-Members – $100
About His Excellency Anatoly I. Antonov: His Excellency Anatoly Ivanovich Antonov was born on May 15, 1955, in Omsk, a city in southwestern Siberia. He earned a B.A. and an M.A. in International Relations at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1978 and 1983, respectively. Later, in 2012, Antonov earned a Ph.D. in Political Science at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations in Moscow. Antonov began his diplomatic career in 1978, spending the next 33 years at the Soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its successor, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Antonov is fluent in English and Burmese.