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  • 121Committee for Sydney — The Committee for Sydney [ The Committee for Sydney, http://www.sydney.org.au/newsite/index.php] is an independent forum that is involved in shaping public policy to ensure a sustainable and prosperous future for greater Sydney. [The Committee… …

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  • 122Committee of the Whole — A Committee of the Whole is a device in which a legislative body or other deliberative assembly is considered one large committee. All members of the legislative body are members of such a committee. This is usually done for the purposes of… …

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  • 123Committee of Sixty — The Committee of Sixty was an extra legal group formed in New York City, in 1775, by rebels to enforce the Continental Association, a boycott of British goods enacted by the First Continental Congress. It was the successor to the Committee of… …

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  • 124Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe — The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (French: Comité des ministres du Conseil de l Europe) or commonly the Committee of Ministers (French: Comité des ministres) is the Council of Europe s decision making body. It comprises the… …

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  • 125Committee on Jewish Law and Standards — The Committee on Jewish Law and Standards is the central authority on halakha (Jewish law and tradition) within Conservative Judaism; it is one of the most active and widely known committees on the Conservative movement s Rabbinical Assembly.… …

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  • 126Committee of Both Kingdoms — The Committee of Both Kingdoms, (known as the Derby House Committee from early 1648), was a committee set up during the English Civil War by the Parliamentarian faction in association with representatives from the Scottish Covenanters, to oversee …

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  • 127Committee of correspondence — For other uses, see Committee of correspondence (disambiguation). The Committees of Correspondence were shadow governments organized by the Patriot leaders of the Thirteen Colonies on the eve of American Revolution. They coordinated responses to… …

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  • 128Committee of Five — Sherman, Franklin, Jefferson, Adams, and Livingston …

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  • 129Committee of 100 on the Federal City — The National Capitol Columns at the National Arboretum, saved by the Committee of 100 on the Federal City in 1959. The Committee of 100 on the Federal City, locally referred to as the Committee of 100, is a private, nonprofit membership… …

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  • 130Committee of Detail — The Committee of Detail was a committee established by the Philadelphia Convention on June 23, 1787 to put down a draft text reflecting the agreements made by the Convention up to that point, including the Virginia Plan s 15 resolutions. It was… …

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  • 131Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia — Manifestation of the Committee in Berlin, November 1944 …

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  • 132Committee on Public Information — Main article: United States in World War I The Committee on Public Information, also known as the CPI or the Creel Committee, was an independent agency of the government of the United States created to influence U.S. public opinion regarding… …

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  • 133Committee for the Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel — Announcement of the Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic sciences 2008 The Committee for the Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel is the prize committee for the Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences,[1] and fills the …

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  • 134Committee of Selection (House of Commons) — The Committee of Selection is a select committee of the House of Commons in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Unlike the Commons other select committees, the Committee of Selection exists by virtue of the House s Standing Orders for Private… …

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  • 135Committee of Concerned Scientists — The Committee of Concerned Scientists (CCS) is an independent international organization devoted to the protection and advancement of human rights and scientific freedom of scientists, physicians, and scholars. Contents 1 History 2 Activities 3… …

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  • 136Committee for Geographical Names in Australasia — The Committee for Geographical Names in Australia (CGNA) was formed in Perth, Western Australia in 1984 following the International Cartographic Association Conference. The committee was created from that meeting of the various Australian and New …

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  • 137Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget — The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Abbreviation CRFB Formation June 10, 1981 Type …

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  • 138Committee on International Information Activities — The U.S. President s Committee on International Information Activities (the Jackson Committee) was appointed on January 24, 1953 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in order to survey and evaluate the government’s information and related policies… …

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  • 139Committee on the Present Danger — Logo of the Committee on the Present Danger. The Committee on the Present Danger (CPD) is an American foreign policy interest group. Its current stated single goal is to stiffen American resolve to confront the challenge presented by terrorism… …

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  • 140Committee of Fifty (1906) — Franklin Hall, the Committee s final venue This Committee of Fifty, sometimes referred to as Committee of Safety, Citizens Committee of Fifty or Relief and Restoration Committee of Law and Order, was called into existence by Mayor Eugene Schmitz… …

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