GPM at COP27: ‘Cities Leading Implementation – The Essential Ingredients for Success’

2022-11-16T16:36:16+01:00

16 November 2022 - In partnership with Abu Dhabi Sustainable Week (ADSW) and Masdar City, the GPM hosted today an onsite Roundtable for mayors at COP27. GPM Mayors Sharon Dijksma (Utrecht, the Netherlands), Rohey Malick Lowe (Banjul, the Gambia), and Manuel de Araujo (Quelimane, Mozambique) contributed to the debate. Mayor Marcin Krupa (Katowice, Poland) and Ms. Phyllis Dickerson, ED African American [...]

GPM at COP27: ‘Cities Leading Implementation – The Essential Ingredients for Success’2022-11-16T16:36:16+01:00

GPM at COP27: ‘Financing low carbon, resilient and inclusive cities through multi-level governance’

2022-11-10T11:52:40+01:00

10 November 2022 - At COP27, Vice Chair Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe of Banjul (the Gambia) will participate in the panel on 'Financing low carbon, resilient and inclusive cities through multi-level governance’ hosted by the World Resources Institute (WRI). The session will take place on November 11, 12.00 – 13.30 pm EET, in the Multi-level [...]

GPM at COP27: ‘Financing low carbon, resilient and inclusive cities through multi-level governance’2022-11-10T11:52:40+01:00

GPM endorses IPCC Summary for Urban Policymakers

2022-11-09T15:07:16+01:00

9 November 2022 – The GPM supports the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Summary for Urban Policymakers. The Summary for Urban Policymakers (SUP) has convened IPCC report authors acting in an independent capacity with local government officials, national governments and business communities through partnerships with the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy's networks of cities, the Resilience [...]

GPM endorses IPCC Summary for Urban Policymakers2022-11-09T15:07:16+01:00

‘Cities At the Intersection: Culture, Climate and Migration’

2022-10-19T15:08:28+02:00

19 October 2022 - The research report ‘Cities At The Intersection: Culture, Climate and Migration’ conducted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Indian Institute for Human Settlement and part of the GPM project “Uniting Mayors: Local Solutions to Global Climate Challenges” is available on this website. The report is built around four [...]

‘Cities At the Intersection: Culture, Climate and Migration’2022-10-19T15:08:28+02:00

Roshaan Wolusmal, newest Honorary Member of the GPM

2022-10-07T17:15:55+02:00

7 October 2022 – The General Meeting of the GPM has appointed Roshaan Wolusmal, former mayor of Kandahar and former Minister of State of Urban Development and Housing in Afghanistan, as Honorary Member of the GPM. The Honorary Membership is awarded to mayors that have shown consistent and outstanding support to the GPM and distinguish [...]

Roshaan Wolusmal, newest Honorary Member of the GPM2022-10-07T17:15:55+02:00

International Day of Peace

2022-09-21T18:00:20+02:00

21 September 2022 - On the observance of the International Day of Peace and the start of the 3rd Annual 40 Days Safer Cities Challenge of UN-Habitat, the GPM acknowledges the importance of a collective human imperative to ensure our urban environments are productive, healthy, and safe. With the majority of humanity residing in cities, city [...]

International Day of Peace2022-09-21T18:00:20+02:00

ADSW Web Series: Cities Bringing Talent in the Innovation Economy

2022-10-04T11:18:16+02:00

6 September 2022 - In partnership with Masdar City and the Global Parliament of Mayors, Talent CitiesTM will host the ADSW Web Series: Cities Bringing Talent in the Innovation Economy on Tuesday, September 13th at 15:00 GTS. Join us for an in-depth discussion exploring talent gaps and the opportunities they offer for achieving economic growth and [...]

ADSW Web Series: Cities Bringing Talent in the Innovation Economy2022-10-04T11:18:16+02:00

GPM’s Annual General Meeting 2022

2022-08-29T10:37:12+02:00

29 August 2022 - On Thursday, October 6th, the members of the Global Parliament of Mayors will meet online to discuss the track for the organisation in the coming year. Meeting once a year, the members of the Association will take formal decisions to ensure the continuity of the GPM's work, mission, and vision. Some [...]

GPM’s Annual General Meeting 20222022-08-29T10:37:12+02:00

Welcome to Mayor Olga Ditsie of Jwaneng (Botswana)

2022-07-26T14:46:36+02:00

July, 2022 - The GPM is proud to welcome Mayor Olga Ditsie of Jwaneng (Botswana) as newest member of the GPM. Mayor Ditsie advocates for female representation in politics and inspires many women looking to succeed in the rough and tumble cutthroat world. Previously, Mayor Ditsie has served as Deputy Mayor of Jwaneng. Jwaneng is a town located [...]

Welcome to Mayor Olga Ditsie of Jwaneng (Botswana)2022-07-26T14:46:36+02:00

Call to Action to Prevent long-term Global Food Crisis

2022-09-14T12:09:10+02:00

21 July, 2021 - As UN Secretary-General António Guterres argued, "there is enough food in our world now for everyone, if we act together." But we must act now. The Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) calls on governments, international financial institutions, and other relevant institutions to take urgent action to solve the short-term crisis and prevent [...]

Call to Action to Prevent long-term Global Food Crisis2022-09-14T12:09:10+02:00