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

2022-09-14T12:13:03+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 Collaboration2022-09-14T12:13:03+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

Uniting Mayors: Local Solutions to Global Climate Challenges

2022-04-21T14:57:54+02:00

24 March, 2022 - The workshop ‘Uniting Mayors: Local Solutions to Global Climate Challenges‘ has concluded. More than 40 mayors throughout the world have participated and shared their views and expertise on the preservation of cultural heritage, climate migration, and its data collection. The event highlighted that migration and climate change are two interrelated phenomena [...]

Uniting Mayors: Local Solutions to Global Climate Challenges2022-04-21T14:57:54+02:00

Global Parliament of Mayors condemns kidnapping of Ukrainian Mayors

2022-03-14T16:53:22+01:00

14 March, 2022 - Ukraine's invasion, which is unprovoked and unjustified, represents a relapse into the most brutal form of power politics, in the middle of Europe. The aggression is directed not only against military targets, but explicitly against civilians, hospitals, and homes. Its goal is the complete subjugation and replacement of democratically elected representatives [...]

Global Parliament of Mayors condemns kidnapping of Ukrainian Mayors2022-03-14T16:53:22+01:00

Open Letter of Ukrainian City Leaders to World’s Mayors and Local Self-Governance

2022-09-15T12:42:17+02:00

14 March, 2022 - Ukrainian mayors of big cities, heads of amalgamated communities and representatives of local-self governance associations representing over 800 communities signed an open letter to World's Mayors and Local-Governance. At dawn on February 24, the Russian Federation attacked independent and sovereign Ukraine. This cruel bloodshed in the heart of Europe was the [...]

Open Letter of Ukrainian City Leaders to World’s Mayors and Local Self-Governance2022-09-15T12:42:17+02:00

The GPM welcomes Mayor Manuel de Araújo, newest GPM Member

2022-03-11T10:24:15+01:00

11 March, 2022 - The GPM is honoured to welcome its newest member, Mayor Manuel de Araújo of Quelimane, Mozambique. Mayor de Araújo has been mayor of Quelimane since December 2011. He has served as a Member of Parliament for Maganja da Costa Constituency, Zambezia Province, Shadow Minister for Youth, Sports, Tourism and Culture and [...]

The GPM welcomes Mayor Manuel de Araújo, newest GPM Member2022-03-11T10:24:15+01:00

Climate Migration: working with mayors to explore avenues for cooperation

2022-09-15T12:42:37+02:00

11 March, 2022 - The GPM, in partnership with the British Council, organizes an in-depth workshop for mayors on 23 March, 16.00 - 18.00 hrs CET, to support them in their commitments to implement the Call to Action on Climate Migration that the GPM launched last year towards COP26. The workshop will connect mayors from [...]

Climate Migration: working with mayors to explore avenues for cooperation2022-09-15T12:42:37+02:00

The GPM welcomes Mayor Honoré Gabriel Rasamimanana of Antsirabe, Madagascar

2022-02-27T12:43:08+01:00

27 February, 2022 - The GPM wants to extend its warm welcome to Mayor Honoré Gabriel Rasamimanana of Antsirabe, Madagascar, as new member of the Global Parliament of Mayors. Mayor Rasamimanana is mayor of Antsirabe since 2020. From 2015 to 2019, he was Vice President of the municipal council of Antsirabe Commune and consular member [...]

The GPM welcomes Mayor Honoré Gabriel Rasamimanana of Antsirabe, Madagascar2022-02-27T12:43:08+01:00

Standing United with Ukrainian Mayors

2022-09-15T12:43:45+02:00

25 February, 2022 - We, mayors, join together in support of the cities, towns, settlements, and villages of Ukraine. Cities everywhere must have a say in determining their own, and our shared, futures. Mayors and city residents are advancing action on democratic practices, economic opportunity and climate change, but they can do none of this [...]

Standing United with Ukrainian Mayors2022-09-15T12:43:45+02:00