22 February, 2022 – GPM Chair, Mayor Peter Kurz (Mannheim, Germany), recently published an article in the Hague Journal of Diplomacy, entitled A Governance System that Supports City Diplomacy: The European Perspective. In the article, Mayor Kurz explored recent developments in city diplomacy, as well as the changes that are needed in the international system in order for the full potential of cities to be unlocked. In his text, Mayor Kurz described the work, impact, and potential of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM). He also highlighted the strong message that the GPM sent with its open letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, which was included in the UN’s 75th anniversary report.
The full article is available here: A Governance System that Supports City Diplomacy: The European Perspective in: The Hague Journal of Diplomacy – Ahead of print (brill.com)