The GPM Welcomes New Member Mayor Kwasi Bonzoh of Ellembelle, Ghana

2022-02-23T10:09:56+01:00

23 February, 2022 – The GPM is honoured to welcome its newest member, Hon. Kwasi Bonzoh, mayor of Ellembelle, Ghana. Mayor Bonzoh is a result-oriented entrepreneur cum politician who believes in achieving goals through leadership, teamwork and commitment to hard work. He sees public office as a credible alternative tool for socio-economic development and mass [...]

The GPM Welcomes New Member Mayor Kwasi Bonzoh of Ellembelle, Ghana2022-02-23T10:09:56+01:00

Mayor Peter Kurz publishes his article “A Governance System that Supports City Diplomacy: The European Perspective”

2022-02-23T15:43:03+01:00

22 February, 2022 - GPM Chair, Mayor Peter Kurz (Mannheim, Germany), recently published an article in the Hague Journal of Diplomacy, entitled A Governance System that Supports City Diplomacy: The European Perspective. In the article, Mayor Kurz explored recent developments in city diplomacy, as well as the changes that are needed in the international system [...]

Mayor Peter Kurz publishes his article “A Governance System that Supports City Diplomacy: The European Perspective”2022-02-23T15:43:03+01:00

The GPM welcomes Mayor Carlos Carreiras, newest GPM Member

2022-02-17T19:20:28+01:00

17 February, 2022 - The GPM wants to extend its warm welcome to Mayor Carlos Carreiras, from Cascais, Portugal, who recently joined the organization. Carlos Carreira has been the Mayor of the Municipality of Cascais since 2011, having won three elections with an absolute majority. Mayor Carreira has been a strong advocate for public policies [...]

The GPM welcomes Mayor Carlos Carreiras, newest GPM Member2022-02-17T19:20:28+01:00

Amman, Freetown, and Rotterdam, winners of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge

2022-01-19T14:48:00+01:00

18 January, 2022 - The GPM wants to extend its congratulations to the cities of Amman, Freetown, and Rotterdam, which were chosen as one of the winners for the Bloomberg Philanthropies' Mayors Challenge. Among 13 other cities, Amman, Freetown, and Rotterdam were rewarded and recognized for designing the most ambitious urban innovations to emerge from [...]

Amman, Freetown, and Rotterdam, winners of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge2022-01-19T14:48:00+01:00

Mayor Bryan Barnett appointed Vice Chair GPM Executive Committee

2021-12-20T17:52:00+01:00

14 December 2021 - Mayor Bryan Barnett, mayor of the city of Rochester Hills, Michigan/USA, has been appointed Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of the Global Parliament of Mayors. Mayor Barnett, currently serving his 15th year as mayor of Rochester Hills and former President of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM),  joined the [...]

Mayor Bryan Barnett appointed Vice Chair GPM Executive Committee2021-12-20T17:52:00+01:00

The Diplomatic Courier on the GPM Palermo Summit 2021

2021-12-20T17:58:21+01:00

9 November, 2021 - On 31 October, World Cities Day, the Diplomatic Courier published a short article on the GPM, the Annual Summit 2021 in Palermo, and the position papers produced for the event. Throughout the article, the DC has highlighted the key points from each thematic brief and debate from the Palermo Summit. City [...]

The Diplomatic Courier on the GPM Palermo Summit 20212021-12-20T17:58:21+01:00

Four GPM Mayors finalists World Mayor Prize 2021

2021-12-20T18:19:48+01:00

13 July, 2021 - The GPM is very proud to announce that GPM Mayors Kurz (Mannheim, Germany, GPM Chair), Rio (Braga, Portugal, GPM Treasurer), Aki-Sawyerr (Freetown, Sierra Leone), and Aboutaleb (Rotterdam, the Netherlands) have been included as finalists for the 2021 World Mayor Prize. The winners of the 2021 World Mayor Prize and World Mayor [...]

Four GPM Mayors finalists World Mayor Prize 20212021-12-20T18:19:48+01:00

GALGA President appointed into GPM EU-Africa relations Steering Committee

2020-11-24T20:32:05+01:00

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 [...]

GALGA President appointed into GPM EU-Africa relations Steering Committee2020-11-24T20:32:05+01:00

How Cities Can Help Biden Repair American Diplomacy

2020-11-15T16:55:31+01:00

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 [...]

How Cities Can Help Biden Repair American Diplomacy2020-11-15T16:55:31+01:00

GPM Mayor Ricardo Rio elected Executive Committee member EUROCITIES

2020-11-10T09:44:04+01:00

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 [...]

GPM Mayor Ricardo Rio elected Executive Committee member EUROCITIES2020-11-10T09:44:04+01:00