On July 12, 2017, the Rotary Club Camp Crame, RI District 3780, signed a Sisterhood Club agreement with Rotary Club Downtown Davao, RI District 3860 at the Grand Menseng Hotel, Davao City. The signing of the Sisterhood Agreement aims to build lasting relationships with partner clubs to strengthen cooperation for a global network of scholarships, services and businesses around the world. From the Rotary Club Camp Crame were present: TGP RAMON “CHEN” PURUGGANAN, PP Nicanor “Nick” Bartolome and PP Ernie Paranis. The signature of the Sisterhood Agreement Club was made between TGP RAMON “CHEN” PURUGGANAN, rc Camp Crame and TGP Angelita “Lit-Lit” Ang for RC Downtown Davao. The co-signers of the contract were the club secretaries of the two clubs: PP Ernie Paranis and PP Sylvia C. Navarro. PP Nicanor Bartolome and the 25 members of RC Downtown Davao witnessed the occasion. This was followed by the traditional club bannerette exchanges between RC Camp Crame and RC Downtown Davao. Legazpi City also adopted Resolution 15-0151-2019 authorizing Mayor Rosal to sign and conclude an agreement and to recognize the importance of promoting friendship and understanding between the two communities.
America, South Asia and Australasia use the term “sister cities” or “twin cities.” In China, it is the term “Yuh`o chengshe”, friendly cities.  Sometimes other government agencies include a partnership relationship, such as the agreement between Hainan provinces in China and Jeju-do in South Korea. The twelve is a twinning of cities with a city from each of the Member States of the European Union.   LEGAZPI CITY, November 29 (PIA) — The cities of Legazpi and Sorsogon have signed a mutually beneficial partnership. Although the term is often used interchangeably, with the term “friendship city,” this may mean a relationship with a more limited scope in relation to a partner city relationship, and friendship city relations are mayors-mayors of the agreements.  Mayor Noel E. Rosal of that city and MayorEst Hamor of Sorsogon City signed the agreement on November 27 in the Sanguniang Panlungsod meeting room in Sorsogon during the joint special meeting of city councillors from both cities. In November 2020, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn introduced legislation, the Sister City Transparency Act, to provide oversight of the federal government to reduce the risks associated with sister city contracts used for political influence campaigns.  The term “twin cities” is most widely used in the United Kingdom; the term “sister cities” is generally used for agreements with cities in North and South America.   On the European continent, the most commonly used terms are `twin cities`, `twin cities`, `twin cities` and `friendship cities`.
The European Commission uses the term `twin cities` and refers to the process as `twinning cities`.   Spain uses the term “ciudades hermanadas,” which means “sister cities.” Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic use the partner city (De) / miasto partnerskie (Pl) / partnerské mesto (Cz), which means “partner city” or “partner city”. France uses twin city (twinning, twinning city or city) and Italy a gemellaggio (partnership) and comune gemellato (common partner).  In the Netherlands, the terms “Partnerstad” or “Stedenband” (“urban borrowing” when it comes to mutual assistance). In Greece, the word “Adelfopiisi – Fraternity” was adopted. In Iceland, the terms vinab`ir (friends cities) and Vinaborgir (friends cities) are used. In the former Soviet bloc, “twin cities” and “twin cities” were used, with the “Ru” (sworn brother cities).   The first known twinning in Europe was 836 between Paderborn and Le Mans, France.
  From 1905, Keighley, in West Yorkshire, England, had a twinning with the French communes of Suresnes and Puteaux.   The first modern twinning recorded between Keighley and Poix-du-Nord in the North, France, in 1920, after the end of the First World War.     It was originally the adoption of the French city; Formal partnership charters were not exchanged until 1986.  “The partnership agreement will help both local governments to take their