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International Partnerships

APWA and CPWA maintain formal partnerships with the following organizations:

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The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) is the professional organization providing member services and advocacy for those involved in and delivering public works and engineering services to the community both in Australia and New Zealand.
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ICLEI-Mexico - Local Governments for Sustainability
, works with more than 200 local governments in Mexico, promoting initiatives to implement efficient and effective sustainable development.
Slovak Public Works Association logoThe Slovak Public Works Association was founded in 1990 as a professional organization whose member organizations provide services in the municipal sector, producing, selling and servicing municipal technology, and providing design and consulting services in the environmental field. It is largely associated organizations that provide comprehensive municipal services for municipalities (municipal waste management, including separate collection, cleaning, repair and maintenance of roads, including winter maintenance, maintenance of public lighting, public green and burial grounds, operation of sports, social and cultural facilities, and management urban and municipal property).
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The Czech Republic Utilities Association is an independent organization operating within the territory of the Czech Republic. The Association is a separate legal entity based in the Mezirící, Třebíčská 655/20A uniting organizations and professionals fields of community service.
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The Finnish Association of Municipal Engineering is an association of public works professionals based in Finland which seeks to inform, connect, represent and lead public works professionals in Finland.
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Swedish Public Works Association
 is an association of public works professionals based in Sweden which seeks to inform, connect, represent and lead public works professionals in Sweden.
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Association of Technical Directories in Danish Local Authorities
 is an association of managers based in Danish municipalities which seeks to inform, connect, represent and lead public works professionals in Denmark.
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Icelandic Federation of Municipal Engineering
is an association of public works professionals based in Iceland which seeks to inform, connect, represent and lead public works professionals in Iceland.
NKF logoNorwegian Association of Municipal Engineers is an association of public works professionals based in Iceland which seeks to inform, connect, represent and lead public works professionals in Norway.
IFME logoThe mission of the International Federation of Municipal Engineering (IFME) is to connect municipal engineers and public works professionals, public agencies, organizations, institutions and businesses around the world in order that they share a global pool of knowledge and experience. The aim is to foster continued improvement in the quality of public works and wider community services. Just as our own professional organizations provide valuable networking opportunities for our members, there is also a need to increase opportunities for international networking (and understanding).

People to People logoPeople to People Ambassador Programs offers extraordinary, life-changing educational travel opportunities for students, educators, and professionals. With nearly 50 years of experience, more than 500,000 alumni, and destinations on seven continents, People to People Ambassador Programs is the world's most recognized and respected educational travel provider. People to People bridge cultural and political borders through education and exchange, making the world a better place for future generations.

Engineers Without Borders logoEngineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) is a nonprofit humanitarian organization established to support community-driven development programs worldwide through partnerships that design and implement sustainable engineering projects while creating transformative experiences and responsible leaders. EWB-USA’s vision is a world in which the communities they serve have the capacity to sustainably meet their basic human needs. Today, more than two billion people lack access to the most basic things—clean drinking water, adequate sanitation, reliable passage to local markets and more.