GPM in the News

U.S. Delegation of Mayors to Attend Global Parliament of Mayors in Durban, South Africa

2019-11-27T13:25:26+01:00

Washington, DC – This weekend, from November 9th to 11th, a delegation of mayors from the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will join dozens of mayors representing cities from across the globe at the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) in Durban, South Africa. The annual summit will bring together city leaders and international experts to discuss city leadership and [...]

U.S. Delegation of Mayors to Attend Global Parliament of Mayors in Durban, South Africa2019-11-27T13:25:26+01:00

GPM Durban Declaration Health: Center for Global Health Science and Security

2019-11-25T14:59:24+01:00

Global Parliament of Mayors 2019 The 2019 Annual Summit of the Global Parliament of Mayors was held from November 9-11 in Durban, South Africa and brought together city leaders and international experts to discuss city leadership and key global challenges at a local level. The Center for Global Health Science and Security supported [...]

GPM Durban Declaration Health: Center for Global Health Science and Security2019-11-25T14:59:24+01:00

Mayors of in Liberia Return from 2019 Annual Summit of the GPM in South Africa

2019-11-18T18:10:37+01:00

Mayors of Various Cities in Liberia Return from 2019 Annual Summit of the Global Parliament of Mayors in South Africa By Prue Clarke Last updated Nov 15, 2019 This year’s conference focused on the most critical challenges that humankind has been faced with over the past decade Monrovia – The President of the Mayors Association of Liberia, Jefferson T. [...]

Mayors of in Liberia Return from 2019 Annual Summit of the GPM in South Africa2019-11-18T18:10:37+01:00

Mayor Steve Benjamin Elected as Vice President of the Global Parliament of Mayors

2019-11-18T18:07:17+01:00

Nov 13, 2019 COLUMBIA, S.C. (November 12, 2019) – Following a successful stint as President of the United States Conference of Mayors, which concluded in July, Mayor Steve Benjamin has been elected as the Vice President of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM). The election occurred On November 11, 2019 during the GPM’s Annual Summit [...]

Mayor Steve Benjamin Elected as Vice President of the Global Parliament of Mayors2019-11-18T18:07:17+01:00

De Lille applauds US mayors who ‘defied’ Trump’s climate change stance

2019-11-18T14:56:23+01:00

De Lille applauds US mayors who ‘defied’ Trump’s climate change stance November 11, 2019 | by ANA Newswire Public Works Minister Patricia de Lille with eThekwini mayor Mxolisi Kaunda at the Global Parliament of Mayors Annual Summit in Durban on Sunday. Photo: Supplied ;ANA newswire DURBAN, November 10 (ANA) – South Africa’s Public Works Minister Patricia de [...]

De Lille applauds US mayors who ‘defied’ Trump’s climate change stance2019-11-18T14:56:23+01:00

TED-Why cities rule the world

2019-11-18T12:57:53+01:00

iStock Cities are the the 21st century’s dominant form of civilization — and they’re where humanity’s struggle for survival will take place. Robert Muggah and Benjamin Barber spell out the possibilities. Half the planet’s population lives in cities. They are the world’s engines, generating four-fifths of the global GDP. There are over 2,100 cities with populations [...]

TED-Why cities rule the world2019-11-18T12:57:53+01:00

Meet the Mayors: Here are a few of the politicians arriving in Bristol for the Global Parliament of Mayors summit

2019-11-28T17:02:23+01:00

Read the full article here: https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/meet-mayors-here-few-politicians-2124486 The third annual Global Parliament of Mayors summit will kick off in Bristol on Sunday. Up to 100 representatives from cities including Carolina, America; Cape Town, South Africa and Kingston, Jamaica, will meet to discuss some of the most pressing international questions during the three day event. The politicians [...]

Meet the Mayors: Here are a few of the politicians arriving in Bristol for the Global Parliament of Mayors summit2019-11-28T17:02:23+01:00

Marvin Rees: The case for the Global Parliament of Mayors

2019-11-28T16:47:57+01:00

By Marvin Rees: October 1, 2018   The Labour mayor of Bristol on how local issues are global issues. As the leader of a city like Bristol, I come face to face with unique challenges every day.  Across the world other international cities will also have their quirks – but we are united through [...]

Marvin Rees: The case for the Global Parliament of Mayors2019-11-28T16:47:57+01:00

Mayor of Cape Town to head ‘mayors parliament’

2019-11-28T17:12:09+01:00

13th March 2017 Jonathan Andrews Patricia de Lille, Mayor of Cape Town, has become the new Chairwoman of the Steering Committee of the Global Parliament of Mayors. De Lille will be the interim chair until a new chair is elected during the annual meeting due to be held later in 2017. De Lille is taking over from Jozias [...]

Mayor of Cape Town to head ‘mayors parliament’2019-11-28T17:12:09+01:00