GPM in the News

Look to cities, not nation-states, to solve our biggest challenges

2020-01-27T13:27:11+01:00

This article is part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Written by Robert Muggah, Principal, SecDev Group, Co-Chair of the GPM Advisory Committee       The world in 2020 is looking more turbulent and uncertain than ever. Powerful economic, demographic and technological forces are rewiring international politics. According to the World Economic Forum's [...]

Look to cities, not nation-states, to solve our biggest challenges2020-01-27T13:27:11+01:00

Cities using the SDGs to reduce urban violence

2020-01-13T12:00:03+01:00

Rachel Locke, Anthony F. Pipa, and Max BouchetWednesday, December 18, 2019 This article was informed by discussions at the Fall 2019 meeting of the Brookings SDG Leadership Cities Network, hosted by Mexico City. Despite growing prosperity as a leading urban center in Latin America, Mexico City is confronting “a crisis situation in … terms of violence,” according [...]

Cities using the SDGs to reduce urban violence2020-01-13T12:00:03+01:00

Faculty research advances global Mayor’s network

2019-12-16T16:27:35+01:00

Author: Chrystie F. Swiney, Georgetown Global Cities Initiative Doctoral Fellow A delegation of Georgetown faculty and researchers traveled to Durban, South Africa to support the annual meeting of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM). Hosted on the southern coast of the African continent, the summit reflected the rising ambition of mayors to unite not simply [...]

Faculty research advances global Mayor’s network2019-12-16T16:27:35+01:00

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

GPM appoints Peter Kurz as new Chair

2020-01-07T11:41:27+01:00

                          This article is in German. 19. November 2019 veröffentlicht von Alina Eisenhardt Read the original article here: https://rheinneckarblog.de/19/global-parliament-of-mayors-waehlt-ob-dr-kurz-zum-neuen-vorsitzenden/153854.html Mannheim, 19. November 2019. (red/pm) Bei der Jahreshauptversammlung des Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM), die vom 09. bis 11. November im südafrikanischen Durban stattfand, wurde Oberbürgermeister [...]

GPM appoints Peter Kurz as new Chair2020-01-07T11:41:27+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