Sister Cities Committee
This is a Special Purpose Committee, convened by Council, to provide a forum for discussion and recommendation to Manly Council to:
- Create goodwill and better understanding between the peoples of the world through ‘people to people’ contact.
- Foster international understanding.
- Consider all matters relating to the maintenance and establishment of goodwill with Council’s established Sister Cities.
- Contribute towards the growth of understanding and co-operation between the peoples of different nations through promoting close interchanges in the field of education, culture, the arts, sport and commerce, by:
i. Promoting community awareness of the existence of Sister City affiliations;
ii. Promoting community awareness of the objectives of the Sister City affiliations;
iii. Fostering the exchange of information, literature and people between the respective communities;
iv. Act as a nucleus and co-ordinating body to establish an ongoing programme of liaison with Sister City affiliates; and
v. Co-ordinate the establishment of contacts in respective communities through dissemination of literature, introduction of people with common interest and to seek financial assistance and sponsorship to promote the objectives of the Sister Cities affiliations.
The Terms of Reference for the Committee can be found below:
Agendas and Minutes:
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