31 January 2023 - The GPM is proud to welcome Mayor Luísa Salgueiro of Matosinhos (Portugal) as newest member of the GPM. Mayor Salgueiro has been elected mayor of the city of Matosinhos in 2017 and is President of the National Association of Municipaties (ANMP), the first woman to be elected for this position. Between 2005 [...]
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31 January 2023 - The African Mayoral Leadership Initiative (AMALI) has unveiled its plans to catalyze the transformation of cities across Africa. The initiative will provide tailored support to African city leaders, drawing on the experience of a distinguished group of coaches including former heads of state, government ministers, and mayors with a legacy of [...]
Safety & Security in Monrovia The Monrovia City Corporation has engaged a steering committee that includes all relevant security agents for the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) Summit in 2023. For each aspect of the [...]
Welcome to our new member Mayor Mario Bolognari of Taormina (Sicily, Italy), designated member on behalf of the Sicilian Branch of ANCI.globa0yvjsy2023-01-26T11:05:23+01:00
26 January 2023 - The Global Parliament of Mayors is excited to share that Mayor Mario Bolognari of Taormina (Sicily, Italy) has joined the organisation, as a designated member on behalf of the Sicilian Branch of ANCI. Mayor Bolognari was elected in 2018, winning by a large margin. He had previously served as Mayor of [...]
Global Declaration of Mayors for Democracy Reaches Milestone of 100 Signing Mayors as U.S. Secretary of State Blinken Calls on Mayors to Signgloba0yvjsy2023-01-20T14:19:31+01:00
20 January 2023 – 100 mayors from five continents have endorsed the Global Declaration of Mayors for Democracy, led by the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM), GMF Cities, and the Pact of Free Cities. The GPM is proud that 100 mayors, from almost 50 countries on five continents, have signed the Global Declaration of Mayors [...]
18 January 2023 - Barcelona has been awarded the title of European Capital of Democracy (ECoD) for 2023-2024. The GPM wishes to extend congratulations to Barcelona for receiving this title and also to the other shortlisted cities Braga (Portugal) and Brussels (Belgium) for their efforts in promoting democratic values. The award is a reminder of [...]
18 January 2023 - The GPM, in partnership with Masdar City, hosted a live panel discussion as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) Live 2023. The live panel "Rethinking the Decarbonization Role of Cities in Meeting Net Zero Goals" featured Mayor Ricardo Rio of Braga, Portugal, Executive Committee Member of the GPM, CEO Ahmed [...]
18 January 2023 - The Global Parliament of Mayors wishes to congratulate the city of Michałowo on being awarded the 2022 edition of the Mayor Paweł Adamowicz Award. The award will be officially presented to the Mayor Marek Nazarko of Michałowo during the plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions in Brussels on [...]
11 January 2023 - National governments and international institutions are increasingly recognizing the power of urban diplomacy. On December 23, 2022, U.S. President Biden signed the James M. Inhofe National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023. Section 9108 of the new law acknowledges that, “the growth of subnational cooperation has enabled States and municipalities [...]
December 2022 -"This has been a year of remarkable progress for the GPM, both as an organization and in our efforts to effect change. First, as an organization, we have welcomed 18 new members from 16 countries. These mayors bring with them new perspectives, enthusiasm, and commitment to our shared goals. We have also benefitted [...]