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International partnerships with the City of Cape Town<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Strategic International Relations Policy​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p> The City’s <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Strategic%20International%20Relations%20-%20%28Policy%20number%2012187%29%20approved%20on%2028%20October%202015.pdf" target="_blank">Strategic International Relations ​Policy​</a>, was adopted in 2015 and guides the City of Cape Town’s international relations according to the <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/FINAL_ERS_Implementation_Framework_AUG_2013.pdf" target="_blank"> Implementation Framework</a> of the Policy. </p><p>The Policy aims to enhance Cape Town’s global profile as an attractive city to visit, live in and do business with. The Policy also aims to take advantage of South Africa’s ascension to the BRICS group of countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), which encourages economic growth in Africa and will bring tremendous economic opportunities for the city. </p><p>The Policy is aligned with the strategic aims of the City, as identified in the <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Meet-the-City/Our-vision-for-the-City/cape-towns-integrated-development-plan-%28idp%29"> Integrated Development Plan</a>. </p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">International partnership agreements</h2></span> <p> The City has entered into partnership agreements with a number of external governments and organisations. These agreements establish mutually beneficial relations to promote economic growth through trade and investment with the City’s international counterparts. </p><p>The City currently has partnerships with various cities and countries in Africa, the European Union, the Americas, Asia and Eurasia. These agreements promote exchanges of City development initiatives, incentives for business and investment, and the development of green industry and technology, among other things. </p><p>See all our <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Meet-the-City/External-relations/sister-cities-partnership-agreements">current, sister cities partnership agreements</a>.</p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Establish formal relations with the City of Cape Town</h2></span> <p> If you represent a foreign city and want to establish formal relations with the City of Cape Town, complete the <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/CITY%20PROFILE%20DOCUMENT.pdf" target="_blank">City Profile Document</a>, and return it as indicated.</p>GP0|#078c9219-83cb-4876-bc39-ec2c50694780;L0|#0078c9219-83cb-4876-bc39-ec2c50694780|International partnership agreements with the City of Cape Town;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GPP|#91ec2db3-67e6-4608-9958-3bde1cba2e9e;GPP|#2ad5ede6-473c-4550-a932-aabda12143b1;GPP|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;GP0|#d3aa5bcc-f75c-48c0-8047-8e7f3c1ab2f6;L0|#0d3aa5bcc-f75c-48c0-8047-8e7f3c1ab2f6|International partnership agreements with the City of Cape Town;GPP|#c6dd7f1f-2294-4148-b58a-43761d13a750;GPP|#d3f3e0bd-5b83-4c1f-845c-7e13f8f4e17d;GPP|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;GP0|#ddb883ee-c86a-4cf8-9cf9-e4cd5093a506;L0|#0ddb883ee-c86a-4cf8-9cf9-e4cd5093a506|International partnership agreements with the City of Cape Town;GPP|#dbf8d3f2-6901-48bc-b395-9b3beb452dda;GPP|#fdaaa5aa-bac4-497d-b6ea-347f228ec59d;GPP|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24Learn about the City’s international partnerships and agreements, including active agreements and how to establish formal relations with the City.

 

 

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