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Legislation #: 950515 Introduction Date: 4/20/1995
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 4/20/1995
Sponsor: MAYOR & COUNCIL
Title: Recognizing the Kansas City United Nations 50th Anniversary and honoring the Blue Ribbon Advisory Committee.

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4/20/1995

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4/20/1995

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RESOLUTION NO. 950515

 

Recognizing the Kansas City United Nations 50th Anniversary and honoring the Blue Ribbon Advisory Committee.

 

WHEREAS, Harry S. Truman, Missouri native son, was President of the United States in 1945 at the time of the founding of the United Nations; and

 

WHEREAS, 1995 is the 50th Anniversary of the founding of this international body; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City is involved in the United Nations 50th Anniversary Celebration by virtue of being a "1995 UN 50th Sister City" to San Francisco and New York and its 1995 multi-faceted community program involving exhibits, education and the arts; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Jan Ralph, designer and producer of UN 50th exhibitions; the founder and leader of the Earth Train, an international youth-to-youth leadership training program; and the Swedish cultural delegation and youth exchange led by Lynx, are in Kansas City for opening events; and

 

WHEREAS, a number of national and international visitors have gathered in Kansas City to help the heartland celebrate its own diversity and its citizens hopes for the world; and

 

WHEREAS, the week of April 17-22 is the launch of a six month program to celebrate the United Nations 50th Anniversary in Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City is a "world-class" city and becoming increasingly involved in international tourism, trade, the arts and educational exchanges, thereby recognizing its interdependence with the rest of the world; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council recognize the Kansas City United Nations 50th Anniversary and honor the Blue Ribbon Advisory Committee for its dedication and hard work on this important event; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in token of the pride and pleasure of the Council in the celebration of this exciting tribute to the United Nations.

 

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