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Mayor Ricardo Rio of Braga, Portugal, new Chair of the Executive Committee

2023-07-10T10:28:58+02:00

Braga/The Hague, 14 June 2023 – From August 1st, Ricardo Rio, mayor of Braga, Portugal, will be the Chair of the Executive Committee of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM). Mayor Rio is taking over this position from Mayor Peter Kurz whose term as mayor of Mannheim (Germany) will end. Mayor Rio has joined the [...]

Mayor Ricardo Rio of Braga, Portugal, new Chair of the Executive Committee2023-07-10T10:28:58+02:00

Join the GPM at the Brussels Urban Summit 2023

2023-06-07T16:56:56+02:00

The GPM will host the following events at the Brussels Urban Summit 2023 Venue: SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre, Mont des Arts/Kunstberg, B-1000 Wednesday, June 14 8.15-10 a.m. Networking Breakfast “City Diplomacy in Times of Crisis”,  Room Panoramic hosted by Eurocities and the Global Parliament of Mayors Roundtable  discussions for mayors on how cities are working [...]

Join the GPM at the Brussels Urban Summit 20232023-06-07T16:56:56+02:00

UN Habitat General Assembly Side Event: Responding to Climate, Nature, and Pollution Emergencies through Urbanization and Multilevel Action

2023-05-31T14:35:21+02:00

31 May 2023 - The GPM will co-host, alongside ICLEI and UN-Habitat the side event Responding to Climate, Nature, and Pollution Emergencies through Urbanization and Multilevel Action at the 2nd UN Habitat Assembly (UNHA2) taking place on June 5th 2023. The side event will feature a distinguished line-up of speakers from various backgrounds, bringing diverse perspectives [...]

UN Habitat General Assembly Side Event: Responding to Climate, Nature, and Pollution Emergencies through Urbanization and Multilevel Action2023-05-31T14:35:21+02:00

Networking Breakfast on City Diplomacy at the Brussels Urban Summit

2023-05-25T13:15:54+02:00

25 May 2023 - The GPM, together with Eurocities, will host a Networking Breakfast on "City Diplomacy in Times of Crisis" on Wednesday, 14 June 8.15-10 a.m. at the Brussels Urban Summit (12-15 June)  The event will include roundtable discussions for mayors on how cities are working together - bilaterally and within different city networks [...]

Networking Breakfast on City Diplomacy at the Brussels Urban Summit2023-05-25T13:15:54+02:00

Debate on Empowering Cities at the Brussels Urban Summit

2023-05-25T13:26:51+02:00

25 May 2023 - The GPM is proud  to announce that it will host a debate titled Empowering Cities at the Brussels Urban Summit, taking place on Wednesday, 14 June, 2.00-3.30 p.m. The GPM and ICLEI lead the Urban 7, a strong urban alliance including national city networks from the G7 countries, Eurocities, and UCLG. [...]

Debate on Empowering Cities at the Brussels Urban Summit2023-05-25T13:26:51+02:00

G7 Leaders Recognize the Transformative Power of Cities as Drivers of Sustainable Development

2023-05-22T16:34:57+02:00

22 May 2023 - From May 19-21, the G7 heads of state met in Hiroshima, Japan to discuss pressing global issues including Russia’s ongoing war in Ukraine, economic resilience, and climate change. In their final Communiqué, the G7 Leaders emphasized “the transformative power of cities worldwide as drivers for every aspect of sustainable development” and [...]

G7 Leaders Recognize the Transformative Power of Cities as Drivers of Sustainable Development2023-05-22T16:34:57+02:00

GPM Annual Summit 2023 Postponed

2023-05-10T14:00:01+02:00

10 May 2023 - Due to the increasingly complex security situation ahead of the Liberian General and Presidential elections in October 2023, and due to the challenging travel arrangements to and from Monrovia around mid-September, the GPM Executive Committee has decided to postpone the in-person GPM Summit 2023 originally planned for September 16-18th. The new [...]

GPM Annual Summit 2023 Postponed2023-05-10T14:00:01+02:00

Nominations for the Benjamin Barber Award 2023 are open now

2023-05-09T14:56:12+02:00

In honor of the organization´s founder Dr. Benjamin Barber, since 2017, the GPM awards the Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award (‘the Benjamin Barber Award’) to commemorate outstanding city leadership. Mayors are invited to nominate fellow mayors from around the world supported with arguments and motivations. In 2022, this Award was presented to all Mayors of [...]

Nominations for the Benjamin Barber Award 2023 are open now2023-05-09T14:56:12+02:00

G7 Ministers advance multilevel governance through Dialogue with U7 on Subnational Climate Action

2023-05-02T15:41:07+02:00

20 April 2023 - On April 15-16, the G7 Ministers’ Meeting on Climate, Energy and Environment in Sapporo, Japan concluded with the announcement of the first-ever G7 Roundtable on Subnational Climate Actions in collaboration with Urban7 (U7) - the voice of local governments at the G7 process. In their final Communiqué, the G7 Ministers for [...]

G7 Ministers advance multilevel governance through Dialogue with U7 on Subnational Climate Action2023-05-02T15:41:07+02:00

Five GPM Mayors on the World Mayor Longlist 2023

2023-05-02T15:40:39+02:00

20 April 2023 - We are excited that five GPM Mayors have been nominated on the World Mayor Longlist 2023: Mayor Peter Kurz of Mannheim, Germany, Chair of the GPM Executive Committee (upper row left) Mayor Ricardo Rio of Braga, Portugal, Member of the GPM Executive Committee and Treasurer (upper row middle) Mayor Manuel De [...]

Five GPM Mayors on the World Mayor Longlist 20232023-05-02T15:40:39+02:00
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