Central Mission of the Organization:
A public-private partnership which develops and facilitates the state of Iowa's official sister-state relationships.
History of the Organization:
Founded in 1985.
International Issues and Focus:
Country committees: volunteers develop programs.
Iowa's Sister States are:
Cherkasy Oblast, Ukraine
Hebei Province, China
Stavropol Krai, Russia
Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan
Veneto Region, Italy
Events and Programs Sponsored:
Exchanges in areas of agriculture, business, culture, education, media, medicine/science, government, social issues, law, technology and sports.