International Relations

Leeds City Council International Relations has a vibrant history of partnerships with cities across the world. For over 50 years we have built close relationships, learned from each other and promoted international understanding and friendship. These activities have been diverse and developed Leeds’ position as an international city.

Leeds City Council International Relations coordinates international activity on behalf of the city of Leeds. This includes:

  • exchanges with Leeds’ partner cities
  • projects with other international partners
  • involvement in European and international networks of local governments

To learn more, select one of our partner cities below to read a summary of our history and activities.

For regular updates visit the International Relations blog or follow us on Twitter.