The International Forum of People’s Diplomacy has celebrated its anniversary in Volgograd

On October 31 – November 01, the 5th International Forum of People’s Diplomacy “Dialogue on the Volga: Peace and Mutual Understanding in the 21st Century” was held in Volgograd. Russia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, USA, Slovenia, Côte d'Ivoire, Cyprus, Great Britain, Japan, Serbia, Malta, China, Nigeria – the delegates from these and other countries took part in the discussions, conferences and round tables organized within the frame of the event.



Volgograd welcomed the Assembly of the International Association of Peace Messenger Cities

In 2018, Volgograd became the platform for the 29th General Assembly of the International Association of Peace Messenger Cities (IAPMC), which brought together 16 cities from 14 countries.



Volgograd youths answered the questions about our twin and partner-cities

Coventry (Great Britain), Liege (Belgium), Hiroshima (Japan) – what do they all have in common? The correct answer is that they are all Volgograd’s twin-cities and have the streets of our city named after them. On October 14, Volgograd Regional Library for Young People hosted a “What? Where? When?” (quiz-like team game) tournament dedicated to the international twinning movement.



Volgograd residents took part in a marathon of Cologne

Once again the West-German twin-city of Volgograd has hosted the RheinEnergieMarathon on October 17th, 2018.



German bard presented in Volgograd his project “Music, Not War”

On October 4, 2018, a German performer Tino Eisbrenner, known at home as a popularizer of Russian musical culture and an ardent opponent of the policy of alienation between Germany and Russia, performed at Volgograd Conservatory named after Serebryakov.



Volgograd and Cologne exchanged delegations of civil activists

From 18th to 24th September 2018, the delegation of the Friendship Society “Cologne-Volgograd” stayed in our city. Among the guests were representatives of various professions and activities, and they all came to get acquainted with the culture of Russia, with Volgograd and its historical past, to visit the families of its inhabitants and strengthen relations between the sister-cities.



Volgograd residents took a peek into the “Japanese Cupboard”

On September 23, 2018 the State-Funded Cultural Institution “Volgograd Regional Universal Scientific Library named after M. Gorky” became the platform for the 6th school alternative festival of the Japanese language and culture, abbreviatedly titled “Japanese Cupboard”.



Joint project of Volgograd and Chemnitz received an award from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On September 14, Berlin hosted the closing ceremony of the Russian-German Year of Regional-Municipal Partnerships 2017/2018, which was held under the auspices of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Russia and Germany.



Ex-mayors of Volgograd and Ostrava met on an intellectual duel

On August 16, 2018, Volgograd administration welcomed the attendants of the 1st Summer European School “New Life of Industrial Cities”, which was organized by Volgograd Institute of Management (branch of RANEPA) and the University of Ostrava and brought together students from Russia, the Czech Republic and Italy.



The twin-cities Volgograd and Ostrava opened a Summer European School

Today, Volgograd Institute of Management (a RANEPA branch) held the opening ceremony of the 1st Summer European School “New Life of Industrial Cities.” Along with Volgograd students, it united young people from the University of Ostrava (Czech Republic), University of Rome “Unitelma Sapienza” (Italy) and Perugia Research Institute (Università degli Studi di Perugia, Italy).


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