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 England
The list of England's largest cities is much debated because in British English the normal meaning of city is "a continuously built up urban area"; these are hard to define and various other definitions are preferred by some people to boost the ranking of their own city.
The other national languages of the UK (Welsh, Irish Gaelic and Scots Gaelic) are confined to their respective nations, and only Welsh is treated by law as an equal to English (and then only for organisations which do business on both sides of the Anglo-Welsh border or in Wales itself).
The failure of English territorial ambitions in continental Europe prompted the kingdom's rulers to look further afield, creating the foundations of the mercantile and colonial network that was to become the British Empire.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/E/England.htm   (4337 words)

  
 United Nations and the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society
List of United Nations NGOs as of October 16, 2001
One man who works closely with Peloyan in the Writing Dept., one Ciro Aulicino (he was listed as the WTS contact man on the official NGO registration form) was often seen by Barbara Anderson going to the UN to do research.
The Watchtower Corporation must support and respect the principles of the Charter of the United Nations.
www.randytv.com /secret/unitednations.htm   (3532 words)

  
 United Nations
Under the UN Charter, the chief administrative officer of the UN and the head of the Secretariat is the Secretary-General of the United Nations, appointed to a five-year term by the General Assembly on the recommendation of the Security Council.
The United States also contributed $686 million in assessments to the peacekeeping budget; $57 million for the support of the international war crimes tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia; and, $6 million for preparatory work relating to the UN Capital Master Plan.
In 1999, the United States Government legislated the "Helms-Biden" provision, which authorized the payment of U.S. arrears to the UN and other international organizations upon certification of the Secretary of State that a number of reform goals had been achieved in the UN and major specialized agencies.
www.state.gov /p/io/fs/2004/35829.htm   (3669 words)

  
 List of United Kingdom nations by area - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A list of United Kingdom nations (and English regions) by area:
This page was last modified 11:53, 8 September 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_United_Kingdom_nations_by_area   (49 words)

  
 The U.S. Global Empire by Laurence M. Vance
All of these countries except one (Vatican City) are members of the United Nations.
According the U.S. Department of State’s list of "Independent States in the World," there are 192 countries in the world, all of which, except Bhutan, Cuba, Iran, and North Korea, have diplomatic relations with the United States.
To this list could be added regions like the Indian Ocean territory of Diego Garcia, Gibraltar, and the Atlantic Ocean island of St. Helena, all still controlled by Great Britain, but not considered sovereign countries.
www.lewrockwell.com /vance/vance8.html   (702 words)

  
 UNODC - Links
United Kingdom Mission to the International Atomic Energy Agency, the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation and the United Nations (Vienna)
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR)
Puerto Rican Congress of United Nations (CPNU, Inc)
www.unodc.org /unodc/unlinks.html   (447 words)

  
 Iraq Coalition - Non-US Forces in Iraq
The unit was reported to be composed of "doctors, demining experts and military truck drivers" and had been statitioned in the Polish-led multinational division-controlled area of south-central Iraq.
The unit, with 550 troops would be responsible for security at the al-Rasheed Hotel and the Iraqi Convention Center, the home to the newly-elected Iraqi National Assembly, in addition to providing security for United Nations convoys in Baghdad.
Of these, 8 were being assigned to locations in United States, while 30 troops were being stationed in Kuwait with 2,945 troops were in Iraq.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/ops/iraq_orbat_coalition.htm   (2951 words)

  
 Wales
The main population and industrial areas are in South Wales, consisting of the cities of Cardiff, Swansea and Newport and surrounding areas.
The National Assembly for Wales, sitting in Cardiff, first elected in 1999, is elected by the Welsh people and has its powers defined by the Government of Wales Act, 1998.
The nation has not been politically independent since 1282, when it was conquered by King Edward I of England.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/W/Wales.htm   (1689 words)

  
 Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court - Ratifications
The Statute was adopted on 17 July 1998 by the United Nations Diplomatic Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Establishment of an International Criminal Court.
In relation to article 87, paragraph 1, of the Statute, the Kingdom of Spain declares that, without prejudice to the fields of competence of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Justice shall be the competent authority to transmit requests for cooperation made by the Court or addressed to the Court.
With reference to Article 87, paragraph 1 (a), the Kingdom of Norway hereby declares that the Royal Ministry of Justice is designated as the channel for the transmission of requests from the Court.
www.un.org /law/icc/statute/status.htm   (3144 words)

  
 United Kingdom - Wikitravel
Most basic mapping in the United Kingdom is undertaken by the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain (http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/) (in England, Scotland and Wales) and the Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland (http://www.osni.gov.uk/).
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the United Kingdom or the UK) occupies all of the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern portion of the island of Ireland and most of the remaining British Isles.
The capital city of the United Kingdom (and of England) is London, one of the great world cities.
wikitravel.org /en/United_Kingdom   (6982 words)

  
 Rantburg: Tomorrow's news today!...
The police statement lists only one possible target: the nuclear power plant at Lucas Heights, which is about 20 miles south of the Sydney central business district.
They were later shot dead and their bullet-riddled bodies were thrown by the roadside in the Garishak district of the insurgency-plague province.
Most of the carnage is caused by the Zarqawi Al Qaeda group.
www.rantburg.com   (13317 words)

  
 An MBendi Profile: An MBendi Country Profile for United Kingdom including economic and travel overviews and directories of companies, personalities, industry sectors, projects, facilities, news and events.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, abbreviated: UK, is bordered on the south by the English Channel, which separates it from the continent of Europe, on the east by the North Sea, and on the west by the Irish Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.
The United Kingdom has a 2001 estimated population of 59,647,790, with an average population density of 244 persons per sq km, which makes the UK one of the most densely populated countries in the world.
Getting to and from the United Kingdom is an easy task, with London being one of the world’s most important air-transport hubs.
www.mbendi.co.za /land/eu/uk/p0005.htm   (1086 words)

  
 Scotland
Whereas the old Scottish Parliament had functioned as the full parliament of a sovereign state, the new parliament governs the country only on domestic matters, the United Kingdom Parliament having retained responsibility for Scotland's defence, international relations and certain other areas.
Previously an independent kingdom, Scotland entered into a personal union with England in 1603, when the King James VI of Scotland became James I of England after the death of Elizabeth I. This union was made formal on May 1, 1707 by the Act of Union.
HM Queen Elizabeth II, head of state of the United Kingdom, is descended from King James VI of Scotland, the first Scottish monarch to also be King of England (James I of England from 1603).
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/S/Scotland.htm   (4306 words)

  
 Grants and Funders in Canada, Australia and United Kingdom
These may be in the areas of: education and training, occupational health and safety research, health, medicine and research, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander development, youth leadership development, the arts and cultural activities, the environment, community welfare.
The EJLB Foundation has two main areas of interest: Medical and scientific research in all areas of neuroscience that pertain directly or indirectly to schizophrenia and mental diseases.
The Academy aims to represent the interests of scholarship nationally and internationally; to give recognition to excellence; to promote and support advanced research; to further international collaboration and exchange; to promote public understanding of research and scholarship; to publish the results of research.
www.fundsnetservices.com /canada.htm   (4541 words)

  
 Government Publications and Maps: Foreign Governments
Information on nations not on this list can be found on the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation List of Members.
Territories and colonies of other countries are listed separately if the home rule government has a website.
Contact information for Government and list of ministries
www.library.northwestern.edu /govpub/resource/internat/foreign.html   (378 words)

  
 United Kingdom
The Isle of Man and the Channel Islands in the English Channel are not part of the United Kingdom; they are direct dependencies of the British crown and have substantial internal self-governing powers.
The kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, comprising England, Scotland, and Wales; and Northern Ireland, an integral component of the kingdom, occupying part of the island of Ireland.
Major industries, such as transportation, communications, steel, petroleum, coal, gas, and electricity, which had been nationalized by Labour governments, were sold to private investors by the Conservative government in the 1980s.
www.ovayonda.biz /lodging/country/gb.html   (787 words)

  
 UKPSA - Home page
The governing body of IPSC practical shooting in Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the United Kingdom Practical Shooting Association, founded in 1977.
However the International Practical Shooting Confederation has gone a long way towards closing the gap and today numbers some 65 affiliated nations including most European countries.
Practical Shooting is currently the second most popular international target shooting discipline, being exceeded in terms of global participation only by the events administered by the Union International de Tir (U.I.T.) which dates from the latter part of the nineteenth century.
www.ukpsa.co.uk   (604 words)

  
 Best Environmental Resources Directories
Maps, indicators, data, environment, world, countries, biodiversity, water, air, climate, threatened animals, protected areas, encyclopedia.
You can link directly one of the best lists on your matter, or do it through our annotated list of directories Other hit parades for environmentalists are also available, and if you do not find anything, try selected internet search engines.
'Selected' = a list that makes a selection of best sources; 'all' = comprehensive list with some tools for preselection (short description, search tool,...); 'metadatabase' is a complete searchable (meta)database.
www.ulb.ac.be /ceese/meta/cds.html   (1203 words)

  
 United Nations Statistics Division - Country and Region Codes
United Nations Statistics Division - Country and Region Codes
of statistics for the country or area entities in the dataset.
the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status
unstats.un.org /unsd/methods/m49/m49alpha.htm   (102 words)

  
 ipedia.com: List of United Kingdom nations by area Article
A list of United Kingdom nations by area: Rank Name Area 1 England South West East South East East Midlands Yorkshire and the Humber North West West Midlands North East Greater London Total 23,829 kmĀ²...
List of United Kingdom nations by area Article - ipedia.com
A list of United Kingdom nations by area:
www.ipedia.com /list_of_united_kingdom_nations_by_area.html   (98 words)

  
 San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center
Phonebanking info and list of speakers The rally was followed by a Take Back the Night March to commemorate the women who have died from neglected childbirth, illegal abortions and/or domestic abuse.
Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the SF Bay Area IMC.
The Common Ground Bay Area Caravan to New Orleans is preparing for its November 16th send-off.
www.indybay.org   (2777 words)

  
 World Area Studies Internet Resources
Scroll down for complete list, or select by area:
For international politics and government resources, see WCSU List: Political Science.
For resources with an economic development focus, see WCSU List: Economics.
www.wcsu.ctstateu.edu /socialsci/area.html   (1165 words)

  
 The truth about the United Nations!
United Nations bureaucrats have the final say over acquisition of Biosphere reserves and World Heritage Sites, and no public hearings in the United States are required.
We, the below-signed citizens of the United States believe that NOW, at the beginning of a new millennium, is the time for the United States to remove herself from membership in the United Nations and to physically remove the United Nations Organization, it buildings and its membership, from the United States of America.
We feel it is in violation of the Constitution of the United States to be signatories to a World Constitution or Charter such as that of the United Nations.
www.apfn.org /apfn/un.htm   (5507 words)

  
 EDN/Area Development Global (1)
Select from the list of countries or from the pull-down menu
We are on standby to assist should you find a broken link or no location listing at all
Ask us to create a link where there is not one.
economicdevelopment.net /area-development   (40 words)

  
 Browse Topic
It is vitally important for those outside the United Kingdom to understand both the implications and the complexities of the defeat by Tony Blair’s government of the gravely important Anti-Terror Bill in Parliament today.
Divided along ethnic and sectarian lines, Muslims are nevertheless united by their creed, their law and the powerful concept of the umma, the totality of Muslims worldwide.
Articles indexed to United Kingdom (in order of time indexed.)
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/t-uk/browse   (5514 words)

  
 Visa Information for British Nationals Resident in the USA from BritainUSA
The UK Mission to the United Nations, Invest UK, and British Trade Partners are also featured on this site.
This site is maintained by British Information Services, the New York based Press and Public Affairs Office of the British Embassy in Washington DC, an overseas post of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London.
Nationals of The Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Nicaragua should choose by country.
www.britainusa.com /consular/visas/visas.asp   (464 words)

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