De Pere, Wisconsin, and Åmål, Sweden, became sister cities in Nov. 8, 2007. 

The partnership between De Pere and Åmål was forged through the organization Sisters Cities International, which was created by President Eisenhower in 1958. It is a non-profit citizen diplomacy network that creates and strengthens partnerships between communities in the US and the other countries through the establishment of Sister Cities.

In terms of De Pere's partnership with Åmål, here are some of the areas of focus each city has tried to work together to share ideas. Please click on each heading to explore the ways these goals have been pursued over the years. 

  1. Youth Programs
  2. Economic Development/Tourism
  3. Cultural Exchange
  4. Other Activities in the future in which both communities agree to investigate in order to foster cooperation between the two cities.