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  United Cities against Poverty (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
United Cities against Poverty is the result of a commitment by a number of cities of the North and South, and follows three international meetings held in Lyon in 1998, Algiers in 1999 and Geneva in 2000 under the aegis of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
The City of Geneva, represented by Manuel Tornare, Administrative councillor (member of the executive body of the city), is the first president of United Cities against Poverty, and the mayors of Bamako and Lyon, Moussa Badoulaye Traore and Gérard Collomb, are the vice-presidents.
Because the political powers in cities are in touch with their population, mayors are in a position to understand and be aware of the needs and claims of their citizens.
www.vup-ucp.org.cob-web.org:8888 /a_fonds.htm   (831 words)

 City Mayors: United Cities and Local Governments
City Mayors examines the importance of urban tourism to city economies.
United Cities and Local Governments is a new world organisation dedicated to promoting the values, objectives and interests of cities and local governments across the globe.
United Cities and Local Governments supports international cooperation between cities and their associations, and facilitates programmes, networks and partnerships to build the capacity of local governments.
www.citymayors.com /orgs/unitedcities.html   (1075 words)

 Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places In The United States: 1790 to 1990
The urban threshold was dropped to 4,000 in the 1880 census and to 2,500 in the 1910 census.
In general, metropolitan areas were defined as cities with 50,000 or more inhabitants, their counties, and surrounding counties which had a high degree of social and economic integration with the core.
In the 27 cases where a city and/or its urbanized area ranked in the 20 largest, there were 20 cases in which the ranks differed by 5 or more and 9 cases in which the ranks differed by 20 or more.
www.census.gov /population/www/documentation/twps0027.html   (4915 words)

 united.com - Press release detail
The earned companion ticket will be valid for future travel in United Economy® on United, United Express or TedSM between LAX and all 52 nonstop destinations in the 48 contiguous United States or Canada.
A roundtrip is defined as travel from an origin city to a destination city with return travel beginning in the outbound destination city back to the first origin city with all segments on United.
United Mileage Plus Membership Requirement: Passenger must be a member of United's Mileage Plus frequent flyer program for travel to qualify for this offer.
www.united.com /press/detail/0,6862,52073,00.html   (1501 words)

 Cities--U.S. History/Geography/Contemporary Studies lesson plan (grades 6-8)--DiscoverySchool.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Once all the groups have placed on the graph the five or six sets of coordinates for their city and have drawn the line connecting the dots (or, if using software, the line has been drawn for them), open a discussion on what the graphs indicate.
You might ask students to work independently rather than in groups, to collect the data for all the cities rather than for just one, and to attach to their graph a personal statement on how, if at all, the trends uncovered may influence their decisions on where to move after 12th grade.
The role of politics in cities is seen in city planning and in present-day revitalization of downtown cities.
school.discovery.com /lessonplans/programs/cities   (1308 words)

 United State's Cities with High Population: The Common Thread.
After the groups have agreed on the three most populous cities, have them create a chart or graph showing the most populous to the lowest population, using the markers and construction paper.
Students should be albe to explain how they decided which cities should be ranked as the top three most populated cities in the United States.
Remind students to pay close attention to the placement of each city and to look for things that are similar to each city.
www2.una.edu /geography/statedepted/lessons/thread/common_thread.html   (458 words)

 Twin Cities Corporations Go Head-to-Head in United Way Volunteer Apprentice Competition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
MINNEAPOLIS – Twin Cities corporations are putting their volunteer skills to the test in the first ever 2006 United Way Volunteer Apprentice Competition.
Cargill has supported the United Way’s efforts since the 1970s, and in the past five years, the company has given more than $31 million in contributions through matching employee and retiree pledges, special events and local facility and corporate donations.
Greater Twin Cities United Way improves lives and builds a stronger community by bringing together hearts, minds and resources from across the region and by developing effective partnerships with businesses, government and nonprofit organizations.
www.cargill.com /news/news_releases/060927_unitedway.htm   (1413 words)

 United Cities and Local Governments
The Congress theme was theme ‘Cities, local governments; the future for development’ and debate and discussion took place through three high-level plenary sessions and fifteen workshops on key issues such as city diplomacy, the multicultural city, women in local government, financing local government and local strategies to tackle HIV/AIDS.
As the united voice and world advocate of democratic local self-government, United Cities and Local Governments brings together the global networks of its three founding members - the International Union of Local Authorities, founded in 1913, the World Federation of United Cities, founded in 1957, and Metropolis, founded in 1984.
Over 1000 cities are direct members of United Cities and Local Governments, as well as 100 national associations which represent all the cities and local governments in a single country.
www.cities-localgovernments.org /uclg/index.asp?pag=template.asp&L=EN&ID=147   (519 words)

 United States of America - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The continental United States (the 48 states other than Alaska and Hawaii) are bound by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west, with much of the country's population living on these two coasts.
This crisis exacerbated the disaffection among the working classes in the United States and around the world and led to a rise in socialist thinking that was to have a large effect on the rest of the century.
While even medium sized inland cities such as, for example, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, have an international airport there are limited flights to most of these airports and most travelers find themselves entering the US at one of the major entry points along the coasts.
wikitravel.org /en/United_States   (15509 words)

 World-Wide Web Resources - United States Cities and Counties
Cost of Living Comparitor, just select the city you are moving from and the city you are moving to in the list boxes below (cities are arranged alphabetically by state).
Mayors at a Glance, search for a mayor by name, city, state or by city population.
Pennsylvania League of Cities and Municipalities, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization representing cities, boroughs, and townships throughout Pennsylvania since 1900.
www.uky.edu /Subject/us-cities.html   (593 words)

 United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)
As focal point for local authorities within the United system, UN-HABITAT urges mayors and local leaders from across the world to intensify collaboration with the agency, so that together, we can take determined concerted action to address the needs of the urban poor and articulate local concerns with one voice on the international stage.
Mayors, councillors, city managers and local public servants of all kinds are on the front line in the war against urban poverty.
If well managed by their mayors and councillors, cities can be true engines of growth for the social, cultural and economic advancement of the world.
staging.unchs.org /uclg   (558 words)

 United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) is a global network of local officials from over 100 countries in every region of the world.
As the advocate for democracy and decentralized authority in cities and towns around the world, UCLG represents local interests before world institutions such as the United Nations and the World Bank.
At the summit, 189 heads of state agreed to a set of time-bound and measurable principles for combating poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation and discrimination against women, to be met by 2015.
www.nlc.org /resources_for_cities/programs___services/international_programs/9770.cfm   (449 words)

 Clean Cities: United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Clean Cities within the United States has supported local decisions to adopt practices that contribute to the reduction of petroleum consumption.
Clean Cities carries out its mission through a network of more than 80 volunteer coalitions, which develop public/private partnerships to promote alternative fuels and vehicles, fuel blends, fuel economy, hybrid vehicles, and idle reduction.
To learn more about Clean Cities activities within the United States, please go to the Clean Cities Homepage.
www.eere.energy.gov /cleancities/usa.html   (102 words)

 United Airlines - United's new low fare airline
As an integral element in United’s suite of products, our new low fare airline will offer consumers more frequency, more seats and lower fares.
Passengers on United’s new low fare airline will have seamless access to United’s unparalleled global route network, the incredible customer service associated with United’s suite of high-tech check-in and customer information offerings, including EasyCheck-in and EasyUpdate, as well as membership in United’s award winning Mileage Plus program.
The airline will be a member of the United family of brands.
www.united.com /page/article/0,1360,50603,00.html   (424 words)

 United cities - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
United cities refers to the neighbouring cities divided by political borders, that were united, when due to political changes they happened in the same entity.
Helena-West Helena, Arkansas in the United States united in 2006
The Canadian city of Lloydminster, although divided by a provincial border, can be considered a "united city" as it is administered as a single city through a special joint agreement between the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_cities   (117 words)

 IFC Municipal Finance - Cities Alliance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Municipal Fund works closely with Cities Alliance - a global alliance of cities and their development partners committed to improving the living conditions of the urban poor.
Launched by the World Bank and United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (UN-Habitat) in 1999, Cities Alliance members include all the G-7 governments plus Brazil, Netherlands, Norway and Sweden; the Asian Development Bank, UN-Habitat, the United Nations Environment Programme, the World Bank, and local authorities, represented by United Cities and Local Governments and Metropolis.
Cities Alliance focuses in the areas of City Development Strategies and city-wide slum upgrading.
www.ifc.org /ifcext/municipalfund.nsf/Content/Cities_Alliance   (113 words)

 United Nations Statistics Division - Demographic and Social Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants
This page presents data on the population of the city proper according to its administrative boundaries and on the urban agglomeration (comprising the city proper plus its contiguous built-up areas).
Since population census years differ among countries and areas, the reference years for the city populations vary.
unstats.un.org /unsd/demographic/sconcerns/densurb/urban.aspx   (122 words)

 US Cities Database - Download List - United States Cities, Towns
US Cities and Counties Database - US Cities and Counties in a single database with relationships.
Includes even more cities including those which are incorporated and those which are common established communities.
Relationships are established between city and county data.
uscities.trumpetmarketing.net /uscities.asp   (244 words)

 United Way Fox Cities > Home
United Way Fox Cities 2-1-1 provides easy access to health and human services.
The current edition of United Way Today is also available on Time Warner Cable Video On Demand channel WiOD.
United Way Fox Cities brings diverse people and resources together to build a stronger, more caring community for everyone.
www.unitedwayfoxcities.org   (198 words)

 United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Met Office - provides latest weather forecasts, satellite imagery, and outlooks across the United Kingdom and the world.
National Audit Office (NAO) - has statutory authority to report to Parliament on the economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which Departments and other bodies use resources.
Newsglance.co.uk - provides a breakdown of the main headlines of the national press.
www.allcitiesonline.com /regional/europe/united_kingdom.shtml   (1556 words)

 The Lake Cities Sun
Homes all over the Lake Cities are being decorated inside and out in celebration of the holiday season.
The Corinth city council voted unanimously Thursday to offer up to $210,000 in incentives from the Corinth Economic Development Corporation for a $3.6 million hotel to be built in the city by 2008.
Shady Shores council members voted unanimously last week to replace their at-large election method for selecting council members to town government seats to a new system of place seats.
www.lakecities.com   (275 words)

 United States Cities Counties Database
We make all of our city and county databases available for immediate download upon purchase.
U.S. Cities Database with over 51,315 cities and communities, 51,934 city records with county relationships, plus 3,090 Counties.
Relationships are established between city and couny data.
uscities.trumpetmarketing.net   (256 words)

 United Cities and Local Governments
United Cities and Local Governments, the world local government organisation, and the Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders on HIV/AIDS in Africa (AMICAALL), today called for national governments to actively involve local government in the definition of national AIDS strategies.
The United Nations Public Service Awards aim to promote the role, professionalism and visibility of public service and provide an opportunity for local authorities to demonstrate their capacity for innovation internationally.
Cities around the world unite in the UCLG Millennium Towns and Cities Campaign
www.cities-localgovernments.org /uclg   (829 words)

 Amazon.com: Green Urbanism: Learning From European Cities: Books: Timothy Beatley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The book draws from the extensive European experience, examining the progress and policies of twenty-five of the most innovative cities in eleven European countries, which Beatley researched and observed in depth during a year-long stay in the Netherlands.
The world is in the midst of a disturbing period of growing consumption, population, and environmental degradation.
Livable, walkable, sustainable cities are important for people everywhere and we should look for ideas anywhere we can get them.
www.amazon.com /Green-Urbanism-Learning-European-Cities/dp/1559636823   (1410 words)

 ALGA International liaison: United Cities and Local Governments Asia Pacific (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) has a decentralised structure with Regional Sections in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Central America, Europe, Latin America, Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East and North America.
It is at this level that mayors and councillors are elected to represent the Regional Sections that form UCLG.
The Capacity Building, Training and Research Committee is tasked with: overseeing the planning and implementation of training and other programs that strengthen local government capacity building, as well as training and skills development for members; and research activities of UCLG ASPAC.
www.alga.asn.au.cob-web.org:8888 /policy/international/02.uclgaspac.php   (282 words)

 List of United States cities by population - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
**** Hawaii has no incorporated municipalities other than the City and County of Honolulu, which actually includes the entire island of Oahu.
Currently, there is some debate over the numbers, with the general estimated range being from 500,000 within the city as of 2006-08-30
Categories: Lists of cities in the United States
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_United_States_cities_by_population   (626 words)

 United Way of the Quad Cities Area
Congratulations to the Winners of the 2006 United Way Impact Awards.
United Way Success By 6 is committed to ensuring the success of our children - one of four community priorities where United Way is focusing its efforts.
United Way's Success by 6 has been leading this effort with a mission to ensure that, by age six, all children in the Quad Cities area receive the care and nurturing they need to succeed in school and beyond.
www.unitedwayqc.org   (200 words)

 Map of United States, United State Capital Map, United States Cities Map
Map of United States, United State Capital Map, United States Cities Map
Apart from the political states of USA, the country also has territories outside which are "insular areas".
Some of these are American Samoa, United States Virgin Islands and Northern Mariana Islands.
www.mapsofworld.com /usa/usa-capital-and-major-cities-map.html   (276 words)

 Twin cities - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This frontier is dubbed "Frontera de la Paz" (Frontier of Peace), due to the huge integration between both cities.
Albany, Troy, and Schenectady, New York are tri-cities referred to as the "Capital District" or Capital Region.
In North Carolina, there is the Research Triangle, consisting of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Twin_cities   (2029 words)

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