Nov 19, 2020, 10:50 AM Original Source, click here. Latrikunda Sabiji, 16 November, 2020: President of The Gambia Association of Local Government Authorities (GALGA) and chairman of Mansakonko Area Council, has been appointed by the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) to serve as a member of its steering committee on EU-Africa relations. Landing B. Sanneh's [...]
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GPM Webinar Rethinking the city: How mayors respond to the needs of a post-COVID city. This 2-day webinar took place on 12 and 19 November and discussed four thematic themes, Public Health, Urban Sustainability, Culture & Education, Governance & Democracy. Moderated by Dr. Shipra Narang Suri from UN Habitat Urban Practices.
15 November 2020 - President-elect Joe Biden can build on the alliances and networks forged by US cities and mayors over the last four years to restore U.S. relationships globally. It is up to Biden foreign policy officials to decide how to engage the local leaders and networks that have had their fingers in the [...]
12 November 2020 - The GPM congratulates professor Rebecca Katz with her appointment as advisor for President-elect Joe Biden’s Corona Virus Task Force. Professor Katz joins a highly regarded team of scientists and physicians set to advises the incoming administration on managing various aspects of the pandemic during the transition before the new President is [...]
6 November 2020 - The GPM congratulates Mayor Ricardo Rio, member of the Daily Board and Treasurer of the GPM, who was elected yesterday for a three-year term on the Executive Committee of EUROCITIES, the largest European network of cities, as announced during the annual General Assembly of this Association. “This is a very relevant [...]
4 November 2020 - The GPM congratulates Mayors Rohey Malick Lowe (Banjul, Gambia) and Marcin Krupa (Katowice, Poland), who were appointed as members of the Executive Committee by the GPM General Meeting on 4 November. The two ExCo members are mandated for the next three years. They will be joining the Mayors from Mannheim/Germany (Chair), [...]
31 October 2020 - To align to the UN General Assembly’s focus on reducing urban violence and to deliver the Sustainable Development Goal 16 – “to reduce violence everywhere” – together with Pathfinders and the Peace in Our Cities Campaign, the GPM has partnered to reach out to [...]
WHEN? This two-day webinar takes place on Thursday 12 November, 15.00-17.30 hrs CET and Thursday 19 November at the same time. WHY JOIN? This pandemic has been a wakeup call, which has shown that cities are at the front lines of the COVID-19 response and that the virus has the power to reconfigure urban [...]
The GPM congratulates Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe of Banjul, Gambia, who has been elected as president of the African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum (ACCSF) for the next three years. Her approach and policies on development in Banjul made her a prominent option among all the candidates, which included Muhamed Sidiq of Rabat Morocco, Madam El [...]
GPM Resolution on Violence Reduction To align to the UN General Assembly’s focus on reducing urban violence and to deliver the Sustainable Development Goal 16 – “to reduce violence everywhere” – together with Pathfinders and the Peace in Our Cities Campaign, the GPM has partnered to reach out to mayors, cities, international organisations and city networks from all [...]