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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Government Relations

The City of Portland's voice in Salem and Washington D.C.

International Relations

The Office of Government Relations, through its International Relations program, elevates Portland's international reputation by fostering successful sister city associations, making Portland a more welcoming international city, and promoting partnerships and exchanges that further Portland's policy objectives. The International Relations program works to strengthen Portland's global diplomatic, economic, cultural, and educational ties through partnerships with governmental, non-profit, and business institutions. In addition to working closely with sister & friendship city associations, the International Relations program supports cultural and educational exchanges, annual events and celebrations, and welcomes international delegations.