Welcome to new member Mayor Giuseppe Monteleone of Carini, Italy, to represent the Sicilian voice of mayors in the GPM

2022-12-16T17:13:31+01:00

16 December 2022 – The Global Parliament of Mayors is excited to announce that Mayor Giuseppe Monteleone of Carini, Italy, has joined the GPM. Mayor Monteleone is one of the two mayors designated by the Sicilian branch of the National Association of Italian Municipalities (ANCI) to represent the Sicilian mayors in the GPM. Mayor Monteleone was [...]

Welcome to new member Mayor Giuseppe Monteleone of Carini, Italy, to represent the Sicilian voice of mayors in the GPM2022-12-16T17:13:31+01:00

GPM Cites Braga & Brussels shortlisted to become the first European Capital of Democracy 2023-2024

2022-12-15T17:22:32+01:00

5 December 2022 - Braga and Brussels have been selected on a shortlist to become the first European Capital of Democracy (ECoD) 2023-2024. Alongside Barcelona, the three cities are frontrunners in democracy, were selected by the Experts' Jury after intensive visits to the candidate cities and analysing their detailed multifaceted approach programmes toward democracy. The [...]

GPM Cites Braga & Brussels shortlisted to become the first European Capital of Democracy 2023-20242022-12-15T17:22:32+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

GPM congratulates Mayor Óscar Escobar, winner of the UCLG Peace Prize 2022

2022-10-27T17:03:32+02:00

13 October 2022 - The Global Parliament of Mayors congratulates GPM Mayor Óscar Escobar from Palmira, Colombia, for winning the UCLG Peace Prize 2022! The city of Palmira was crowned winner of the UCLG Peace Prize 2022 during the 7th World Congress and Summit of Local and Regional Leaders in Daejeon, South Korea for the [...]

GPM congratulates Mayor Óscar Escobar, winner of the UCLG Peace Prize 20222022-10-27T17:03:32+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

Leoluca Orlando appointed Honorary Member

2022-10-07T17:16:26+02:00

7 October 2022 – The GPM has appointed Leoluca Orlando, former mayor of Palermo, Italy, 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 themselves by meritorious service to the furtherance of the GPM through significant and ongoing participation [...]

Leoluca Orlando appointed Honorary Member2022-10-07T17:16:26+02:00

Mayor Manuel de Araujo appointed GPM Executive Committee member

2022-10-07T16:41:58+02:00

7 October 2022– The Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) General Meeting has elected Mayor Manuel de Araujo, mayor of the city of Quelimane, Mozambique, to the Executive Committee. Mayor de Araujo is mandated for the next three year. He will be joining the mayors from Banjul (the Gambia), Braga (Portugal), Ghent (Belgium), Katowice (Poland), Mannheim [...]

Mayor Manuel de Araujo appointed GPM Executive Committee member2022-10-07T16:41:58+02:00

Cities Bringing Talent in the Innovation Economy – ADSW Web Series

2022-10-06T11:10:57+02:00

6 October 2022 – In collaboration with Masdar City and the Global Parliament of Mayors, Talent CitiesTM hosted the ADSW Web Series: Cities Bringing Talent in the Innovation Economy last September 13th. The event consisted of an in-depth discussion that explored talent gaps and the opportunities they offer for achieving economic growth and net zero [...]

Cities Bringing Talent in the Innovation Economy – ADSW Web Series2022-10-06T11:10:57+02:00

GPM Chair Mayor Kurz Joins Groundbreaking G7 Ministers Meeting on Urban Development

2022-11-10T11:08:54+01:00

September 14, 2022 – On September 13, the first-ever meeting of G7 Ministers for Urban Development took place in Potsdam, Germany. GPM Chair Mayor Peter Kurz (Mannheim, Germany) was invited by Minster Klara Geywitz to represent Urban7 at this groundbreaking meeting. GPM Chair Mayor Kurz exchanged intensively with the ministers on topics ranging from climate [...]

GPM Chair Mayor Kurz Joins Groundbreaking G7 Ministers Meeting on Urban Development2022-11-10T11:08:54+01:00

Welcome to Mayor Kapampa Kamwanya of Kasumbalesa (DRC) as New Member of the GPM

2022-07-26T15:21:03+02:00

July, 2022 - The GPM welcomes Mayor Andre Kapampa Kamwanya of Kasumbalesa (DRC) to the GPM.  Mayor Kapampa has been appointed in 2019. The city of Kasumbalesa is located in the Haut-Katanga Province, a relatively new border city in the south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo that has been created in 2018. The [...]

Welcome to Mayor Kapampa Kamwanya of Kasumbalesa (DRC) as New Member of the GPM2022-07-26T15:21:03+02:00
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