Over its long history, the Council has built and maintained a portfolio of international policy programs for students and educators that excite them, enhance their global knowledge, and provide multiple perspectives on globalization and social responsibility. With the interconnectedness of global economic and social change, students need a strong background in international events now more than ever. Click here to view Council resources for students and teachers.


Through efforts both public and private, Northeast Ohio has become a center for international business and economic development. A number of foreign chambers of commerce call the Greater Cleveland area home, and their locations and information are detailed in this section. Browse the list here.


From Bahir-Dar, Ethiopia to Volgograd, Russia, Cleveland’s international sister cities represent a diverse and fascinating blend of international individuals, customs, and commerce. Explore our interactive map and learn more about Cleveland’s global siblings! Start exploring here.


Since 1925, the Cleveland Foreign Consular Corps has served as nonpolitical representatives of international diplomacy between the country they represent and the U.S — with a focus on Northeast Ohio. These honorary and career consuls, promote and maintain international relations and serve as advocates for global communication. See a listing here.


This area serves as a ever-expanding archive for Council materials from its entire existence. Historic imagery, foundational documents, and content highlights from generations of global dialogue in Northeast Ohio — all of these can be found in the Council Archives’ online home here, and will be updated regularly.

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