The city partnership with Shanghai is coordinated at External Affairs and Marketing. Its responsibilities are:
- Official contacts to the Foreign Affairs Office of the Shanghai Municipality
- Coordination of all actors and stakeholders of the partnership
- Information about the city partnership, media relations
- Coordination of ongoing projects, facilitating new projects and initiatives
The Canton of Basel-Stadt welcomes new initiatives that are part of the city partnership with Shanghai, especially in the fields of economy, education, research and the arts.