Chair: Councillor Lorrie Williams
Meetings: As needed.
Mandate: The role of the International Relations Task Force is to improve the relationships between New Westminster and its Sister and Friendship cities through the promotion and revision of City policies and community programs. The Task Force establishes and reviews City Policies and Procedures regarding foreign relationships and reviews the frequency of delegation visits and reciprocal visits from various international cities. Furthermore, the Task Force reviews the goals, objectives, policies and priorities as determined by Council, including consideration of the financial implications of the existing and future Memorandum of Understanding with international cities. The Task Force advises and informs Council on the City’s status regarding relationships cities as it pertains to economic development, education, tourism and community needs.
For more information regarding the mandate of the International Relations Task Force, please see the Terms of Reference.
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