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

2022-09-06T16:49:44+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 Economy2022-09-06T16:49:44+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

Major Progress for Urban7 Alliance in G7 Process

2022-09-15T12:38:14+02:00

7 July, 2022 - Cities have a transformative power. They can offer immense contributions to the overarching goal of progress towards an equitable world and our striving for a sustainable planet, economic stability, healthy lives, investment in a better future, and being stronger together. These are the action fields defined by the German G7 Presidency [...]

Major Progress for Urban7 Alliance in G7 Process2022-09-15T12:38:14+02:00

The Global Parliament of Mayors stands in solidarity with Freetown Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE

2022-07-05T17:17:03+02:00

July, 2022 – Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE was elected as Mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone, in March 2018. Since assuming office, her work to #TransformFreetown has gained international attention for its inclusive and data-driven approach. She is a valued member of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) and the most recent recipient of the prestigious Dr. Benjamin [...]

The Global Parliament of Mayors stands in solidarity with Freetown Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE2022-07-05T17:17:03+02:00

ANCI Sicilia and GPM start Associated Partnership

2022-09-14T12:10:11+02:00

Katowice, June 2022 - The Sicilian branch of the National Association of Italian Cities (ANCI) and the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) have signed a letter of intent to start an Associated Partnership. The Associated Partnership will include a representation of two Sicilian mayors in the GPM. Leoluca Orlando, President of the Sicilian branch of [...]

ANCI Sicilia and GPM start Associated Partnership2022-09-14T12:10:11+02:00

Mayors Debate Democratic, Inclusive, and Innovative Change in Cities at the GPM Annual Summit 2022

2022-09-14T12:11:03+02:00

Katowice, June, 2022 – Over 45 mayors representing 20 countries, leaders of city networks, and representatives of international organisations came together at the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) Annual Summit. The event was hosted by Mayor Marcin Krupa of Katowice, Poland, with the title: “Transforming Together: How Cities Must Lead Democratic, Inclusive, and Innovative Global [...]

Mayors Debate Democratic, Inclusive, and Innovative Change in Cities at the GPM Annual Summit 20222022-09-14T12:11:03+02:00

Mayors Introduce Global Declaration for Democracy

2022-09-14T12:11:32+02:00

28 June 2022 — Today the German Marshall Fund announced that 51 mayors joined together to advance a Global Declaration of Mayors for Democracy in collaboration with the Global Parliament of Mayors, GMF Cities, and the Pact of Free Cities. Cities are on the front lines of the fight to preserve liberal democracy and defend [...]

Mayors Introduce Global Declaration for Democracy2022-09-14T12:11:32+02:00