World Federation of United Cities (UTO)
Fédération mondiale des cités unies (FMCU)
Federación Mundial de Ciudades Unidas (FMCU)
Weltbund der Vereinte Städte
Federazione Mondiale delle Città Unite
Vsemirnaja Federacija Obedinennyh Gorodov
1957-04-28 Aix-les-Bains France
28 Apr 1957, Aix-les-Bains (France), under the auspices of F-XF2479 - Bilingual World, set up 1951, Paris (France), grouping former members of the French Resistance and organizing 'twinnings' between French and English-speaking towns. Original title: United Towns Organization. Also referred to as World Federation of United and Twinned Towns -- Fédération mondiale des cités unies et villes jumelées (FMVJ). Current name in English adopted at World Congress, 1998. Merged with H-XB2736 - International Union of Local Authorities (IULA) to form B-XF6714 - World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), May 2004.
Develop cultural, social, economic and technical exchanges between local and regional authorities, through town-twinning and other forms of international cooperation, international working parties on themes of common interest and regular conferences. Concerns include: North-North, North-South and East-West cooperation; social problems, including immigrant populations and the disabled; access of women to public office; peace; youth; environment; water; sanitation; transport.
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General Assembly (every 3 years), consisting of one delegate per member town; International Council of 180 members; Executive Committee of 23 members; national groups. 'Specialized Agencies and Centres': F-XE0208 - Cooperation for the Continuing Development of Urban and Suburban Transportation; U-XK0049 - United Towns Development Agency (UTDA); E-XE2660 - Information Centre for Bilingual and Plurilingual Education (CeBiPE).
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