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

2022-07-21T15:38:28+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 Crisis2022-07-21T15:38:28+02:00

Major Progress for Urban7 Alliance in G7 Process

2022-07-07T20:22:45+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 Process2022-07-07T20:22:45+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

2022-07-04T17:19:08+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 Partnership2022-07-04T17:19:08+02:00

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

2022-07-04T10:26:38+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 20222022-07-04T10:26:38+02:00

Mayors Introduce Global Declaration for Democracy

2022-06-29T12:53:05+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 Democracy2022-06-29T12:53:05+02:00

Climate Change, Cities and Forced Migration: Advancing Knowledge, Action and Collaboration

2022-06-20T12:23:13+02:00

21 June 2022 - Around 21.5 million people per year on average over the past decade have had to flee their homes due to climate-related reasons. By 2050, it is estimated that 200 million people will be forced to leave their homes because of climate change. Mayors are optimally placed to address local challenges associated [...]

Climate Change, Cities and Forced Migration: Advancing Knowledge, Action and Collaboration2022-06-20T12:23:13+02:00

Welcoming Migrants

2022-06-15T16:34:42+02:00

Position Paper- Migration   Position Paper - Social Infrastructure Position Paper - Democracy (1)

Welcoming Migrants2022-06-15T16:34:42+02:00

Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe elected as President of the Network of Locally Elected Women of Africa (REFELA)

2022-05-19T13:32:00+02:00

  19 May, 2022 – The GPM wants to extend its congratulations to the Mayor of Banjul (the Gambia) and Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of the Global Parliament of Mayors, Madam Rohey Malick Lowe, who was recently appointed as President for the West African subregion for the Network of Locally Elected Women of Africa [...]

Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe elected as President of the Network of Locally Elected Women of Africa (REFELA)2022-05-19T13:32:00+02:00