Docstoc

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

Document Sample
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING Powered By Docstoc
					  MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING OR AGREEMENT

    FOR SUPPORTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ECONOMICALLY-ROBUST
    (TWINNING, SISTER CITY OR FRIENDSHIP) RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN
                           LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN
               (City/Municipality in British Columbia, Canada)
                                       AND
       (City/Municipality in either: China, India, South Korea, or Japan)
                       On the ____ Day of _______, _______

WHEREAS the (City/Municipality in British Columbia) and the City/Municipality
in either: China, India, South Korea, or Japan) established a sister-city
relationship effective (date), based on the similarities that both cities are
known for: _____________, _____________, _____________, (list similarities, such as:
training and education, sports, technology, tourism), and

WHEREAS on the basis of equality and mutual benefit, the (Cities’ names)
twinning relationship has been continuously strengthened by friendly cultural,
learning, and student educational exchanges, and

WHEREAS friendly relationships between twin cities have the potential to
“open doors” to successful and long lasting business relationships between
companies in the communities, which can in turn provide mutual benefits to
twinned communities, and

WHEREAS the cultural and educational twinning exchanges between
(City/Municipality in British Columbia, Canada) and (City/Municipality in
either: China, India, South Korea, or Japan) have laid the foundation for more
economically robust activities,

NOW IT IS AGREED that the (City/Municipality in British Columbia, Canada)
and the (City/Municipality in either: China, India, South Korea, or Japan)
further enhance their twinning relationship by agreeing to encourage
economically-robust relations between local business enterprises in the two
cities. The cities may engage in the following areas of cooperation:
     To strengthen the exchanges and cooperation of the business sector in
       all economic areas, particularly (list key sectors)
     To encourage exchanges of members of the business community and of
       associations representing the business community.
Written in duplicate in the English and (other) languages, both texts being
equally authentic.
__________________________                   __________________________
Mayor Name                                   Mayor Name
City                                         City
Province, Country                            Province, Country