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Organizations relating to Towns

International Society of City and Regional Planners / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1965
International Association of Peace Messenger Cities / Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia / Est. 1988
Organization of World Heritage Cities / Québec QC, Canada / Est. 1993
World Historic and Cultural Canal Cities Cooperation Organization / Yangzhou, China / Est. 2009
World Winter Cities Association for Mayors / Sapporo, Japan / Est. 1982
Arab Towns Organization / Kaifan, Kuwait / Est. 1967
International Association of Educating Cities / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1990
Association des Villes et Régions Hôtes d'Expositions Internationales / Paris, France / Est. 2002
Association internationale villes et ports - réseau mondial des villes portuaires / Le Havre, France / Est. 1988
Federación Latinoamericana de Ciudades, Municipios y Asociaciones de Gobiernos Locales / Mexico City, Mexico / Est. 1981
Balkan Cities Association of Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation and Artificial Organs / Est. 1995
European Association of Historic Towns and Regions / Norwich, UK / Est. 1999
Association européenne des villes de la toison d'or / Rosières, Belgium / Est. 1970
International Association Town Planning and Distribution / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1966
European Historic Thermal Towns Association / Spa, Belgium / Est. 2009
European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2001
Alliance for Healthy Cities / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 2003
Smart City Business America Institute / Sao Paulo, Brazil / Est. 2013
SEAMEO Regional Training Centre, Ho Chi Minh City / Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam / Est. 1996
WHO European Healthy Cities Network / Copenhagen, Denmark / Est. 1988
Clean Air Asia / Pasig City, Philippines / Est. 2001
CIVITAS / Szentendre, Hungary / Est. 2002
League of Canaanite, Phoenician and Punic Cities / Paris, France
Cities Development Initiative for Asia / Manila, Philippines / Est. 2007
United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia / Istanbul, Türkiye / Est. 2004
Fair Trade Towns International
International Coalition of Cities against Racism / Paris, France / Est. 2004
International Assembly of Capitals and Cities / Est. 1998
European Walled Towns / Valletta, Malta / Est. 1989
Clean Air Initiative for Cities Around the World / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1998
Réseau VERTECH CITY / Namur, Belgium / Est. 1992
European Federation of City Farms / Lennik, Belgium / Est. 1990
Major Cities of Europe IT Users Group / Bremerhaven, Germany / Est. 1982
Auroville Foundation / Rajapalayam, India / Est. 1968
AIP Foundation / Hanoi, Vietnam / Est. 1999
Arab Towns Development Fund / Kaifan, Kuwait / Est. 1979
Globalization and World Cities Research Network / Loughborough, UK
Red Mercociudades / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1995
Open City International Foundation / Matawan NJ, USA
Conference of European Cross-border and Interregional Cities Network / Est. 2010
International Cities of Refuge Network / Stavanger, Norway
International Cities of Peace / Dayton OH, USA / Est. 2009
FMDV / Paris, France / Est. 2010
World Smart Capital Initiative
City to City Europe
Future Convention Cities Initiative / Seoul, Korea Rep / Est. 2010
Réseau international des Cités des métiers / Paris, France / Est. 2001
Child in the City Foundation
International Centre for Sustainable Cities, Vancouver / Vancouver BC, Canada / Est. 1993
Sister Cities International / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1956

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World Problems relating to Towns

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Urban road traffic congestion
Disruptive migration of rural population to cities
Urban-industrial air pollution
Urban slums
Megacity crisis
Defective municipal water delivery equipment
Excessive office space in cities
Urban psychosis
Urban poverty
Unhealthy cities
Environmental degradation of inner city areas
Ecological footprint of cities
Uncontrolled physical expansion of cities
Inadequate town planning
Attenuation of group relationships
Lack of sanitation in cities
Divided cities
Breakdown of local community cohesion

Action Strategies relating to Towns

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Greening urban environments
Developing sustainable transport systems in cities
Improving services infrastructure in poor urban areas
Developing cities of the world
Improving water pollution control capacities in large cities
Developing smart communities
Improving rural living conditions to reduce migration to cities
Twinning towns
Planning cities
Developing urban ecovillages
Adopting integrated policies for management of cities
Integrating management of city water supplies
Using a city-wide approach to resources management
Flying between major cities
Protecting inner-city slum renters
Studying causes of segregation of minority population into urban ghettos
Upgrading settlements and urban slums
Improving health conditions in slums
Improving overall town appearance
Dividing cities
Highlighting unique town landmarks
Creating comprehensive town plan
Developing towns
Developing exciting downtown shopping
Maximizing effective town promotion

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