22 June 2021 - The GPM congratulates Grace-Mary Mugasa, former mayor of Hoima, Uganda, on her recent appointment as Minister of State for Public Service in Uganda. Former Mayor Mugasa is one of the founders of the Global Parliament of Mayors in 2016 and was 2nd Vice-Chair of the GPM Executive Committee until her appointment [...]
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9 June, 2021 - City leaders and mayors from across the globe gathered for the first G7 U7 conference. GPM Chair and Mayor Peter Kurz represented the GPM. "COVID-19 has made clear that governance structure needs to change. Demand for real multilevel governance may seem convenient, every one can agree, demand is in fact a [...]
GPM ANNUAL SUMMIT 2021 .The GPM Annual Summit is proudly hosted by Mayor Leoluca Orlando of Palermo in Sicily Italy and takes place on 21-23 October 2021. For the very first time the GPM will organise a hybrid interactive event and unite mayors, city networks [...]
The Global Parliament of Mayors in partnership with the British Council has completed the GPM Report High Level meeting 20 April on the Uniting Mayors: Local Solutions to Global Climate Challenges. This report presents all research findings and reflections on the impact of climate change and the rise of sea levels on climate-related migration and [...]
Ambassador Ivo Daalder, President Chicago Council on Global Affairs, named GPM Advisory Committee Chairgloba0yvjsy2021-05-14T10:56:40+01:00
12 May 2021 – Ivo Daalder will take on the role of Chair of the Advisory Committee of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM). He succeeds Professor Sheila Foster (Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA) and Dr. Robert Muggah (Igarapé Institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), who led the committee from 2017-2020. Ambassador Daalder is president of [...]
20 April 2021 - Over 143 million people will be displaced by 2050 in Africa, Latin America and South Asia if we do not take steps to address climate change (World Bank). We must act now. The Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) has joined forces with the British Council to [...]
During the high-level event on 20 April, Mayors and city leaders addressed the cities’ preparedness regarding climate-related migration, the financial consequences of migration on sending and receiving cities, as well as the impact these movements have on cultural heritage and city leadership.
21 April 2021 – More than twenty Mayors and city leaders representing 19 countries from around the world convened online yesterday to discuss the urgent issue of climate-forced displacement. They debated how to move forward both in their own communities to protect their citizens from the threats of climate change, and together as a governance [...]
19 April 2021 - You can find information about the programme on this website: https://globalparliamentofmayors.org/unitingmayors/ to register please click here. Mayors around the world are invited to participate in the high-level meeting: “Uniting Mayors: Local Solutions to Global Climate Challenges” on Tuesday, 20 April 2021 at 16:00-18:00 hrs CEST. In partnership with the British Council and the [...]