12 July 2020 - Whether it be climate change, financial crises or, most recently, the corona crisis: in a globalised world, political challenges are increasingly reaching beyond previous borders. Occurrences at a market in the Chinese city of Wuhan can lead to deaths in Mannheim; developments in the Brazilian jungle can affect the climate in [...]
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6 July 2020 - Because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Executive Committee has announced that the GPM Annual Summit is postponed to next year and will take place on 17-19 April 2021 in Palermo, Italy. The GPM is thankful for the support of Mayor Leoluca Orlando as host of the GPM Summit. Especially now, [...]
1 July 2020 - Empty streets in Lima, Peru, during the Coronavirus outbreak, March 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic is quietly and radically reconfiguring cities around the world. It has already brought several of the world’s global cities to their knees. In addition to the billions of people forced to work remotely are another billion living [...]
26 June 2020 - A key global priority is reducing violence of all forms, especially in cities. Over 600,000 people are killed every year around the world in situations of urban conflict, extremism, crime and interpersonal violence. In recent times, citizens across the country have stood up against race-based violence through demonstrations and unified protests. [...]
24 June 2020 - Webinar "The impact of COVID-19 on the right to adequate housing: local government perspectives", co-hosted by UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Mr. Balakrishnan Rajagopal, and the Global Parliament of Mayors. SPEAKERS, PANELLISTS, & RESPONDENTS (IN ORDER OF PARTICIPATION): Welcome • Sheila Foster, Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of [...]