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7 December 2020 - COVID-19 has hit our cities at different speeds. Over the past months, mayors and city leaders have been faced with unprecedented challenges. We have had to adjust and reframe our knowledge and experience in response to the worldwide pandemic. It is in this light that the Global Parliament of Mayors has [...]
2 December 2020 - The Global Parliament of Mayors is honoured to welcome its newest member, Hélder Silva elected as the Mayor of Mafra in 2013. Mayor Silva participated during the GPM Summit in Durban, South Africa, in 2019 and has signed the GPM Resolution on Violence Reduction in 2020. The city of Mafra is [...]
2 December, 2020 - The GPM is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Mayor Itambi Tagyen Andrew. Itambi Tagyen Andrew was an important supporter as Mayor of Njikwa city council and ambassador of Cameroon to the Global Parliament of Mayors. We were honored to welcome Mayor Itambi Tagyen Andrew during the GPM Summit in [...]
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 [...]
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), [...]