Partnership aims to bring together world-class cities

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 9.0.115 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

March 9, 2012, 7:51 pm
Print Article

(NECN) - A program at Northeastern University aims to strengthen trade ties at a state and local level between cities across the globe.

The World Class Cities Partnership recently added its ninth partner city - Hamburg, Germany.

Michael Lake, executive director of the Partnership, and Robert Buckley, a senior Partner at Reimer and Braunstein, join NECN Business to discuss the efforts being made to connect Boston, Mass. to the rest of the world - and what kind of impact that could have on the Hub's economy.

Watch the attached video for more.

Tags: Boston, northeastern, economy, Germany, business , global economy, World Class Cities Partnership, Hamburg, Michael Lake, Robert Buckley
Reports of partial building and roof collapses; no immediate reports of serious injuries
A severe storm touched down in the city, causing flooding and damage to buildings
Police in Duxbury, Mass. responded to report of suspicious package in intersection