GPM in the News

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

New Members on the Executive Committee

2020-11-06T17:02:16+01:00

4 November 2020 - The GPM congratulates Mayors Rohey Malick Lowe (Banjul, Gambia) and Marcin Krupa (Katowice, Poland), who were appointed as members of the Executive Committee by the GPM General Meeting on 4 November. The two ExCo members are mandated for the next three years. They will be joining the Mayors from Mannheim/Germany (Chair), [...]

New Members on the Executive Committee2020-11-06T17:02:16+01:00

Producing Resources For Cities To Manage Covid-19

2020-09-23T12:51:59+01:00

  11 September 2020 - While COVID-19 has spread rapidly in urban and rural areas alike, scholars in the Center for Global Health Science & Security (CGHSS) at Georgetown University Medical Center have been working on pandemic preparedness in cities for years. Nearly a decade ago, Dr. Rebecca Katz, CGHSS Director, co-authored an article redefining the paradigm for [...]

Producing Resources For Cities To Manage Covid-192020-09-23T12:51:59+01:00

Global Urban Safety and Security

2020-07-20T13:59:56+01:00

27 May 2020 - GPM Chair Peter Kurz, Mayor of Mannheim, together with the Executive Director of UN-Habitat, the UN Human Settlements Programme, Maimunah Mohd Sharif, opened a two-day online conference on worldwide urban safety and security. The webinar was organised jointly by UN-Habitat and the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM), of which the Mayor [...]

Global Urban Safety and Security2020-07-20T13:59:56+01:00

Interview Fighting Urban Pandemics – the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University

2020-04-24T13:35:51+01:00

Fighting Urban Pandemics Georgetown tools help cities battle coronavirus — now and in the future. Original Source: Oliver Wyman Forum SHARE The surging toll of the coronavirus has shocked the world, but it isn’t a surprise for Dr. Rebecca Katz and her colleagues at the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University [...]

Interview Fighting Urban Pandemics – the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University2020-04-24T13:35:51+01:00

How cities around the world are handling COVID-19 – and why we need to measure their preparedness

2020-03-27T13:36:47+01:00

An empty Plaza de Catalunya in Barcelona during a partial lockdown of the city as part of a 15-day state of emergency to combat coronavirus Image: REUTERS/Nacho Doce 17 Mar 2020 Robert MuggahPrincipal, SecDev Group Rebecca KatzCo-Director, Center for Global Health Science and Security, Georgetown University More than half the world's population lives in cities, [...]

How cities around the world are handling COVID-19 – and why we need to measure their preparedness2020-03-27T13:36:47+01:00

How reducing inequality will make our cities safer

2020-03-03T12:13:36+01:00

02 Mar 2020 Authors: Robert Muggah Principal, SecDev Group Sameh Wahba Global Director, Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience and Land Global Practice, World Bank Overlapping forms of inequality contribute to violent victimization in cities, from wealth inequality to educational opportunities and property rights; In virtually every city, the vast majority of violent crime is [...]

How reducing inequality will make our cities safer2020-03-03T12:13:36+01:00

Orlando announcement Global Parliament of Mayors Summit in Palermo

2020-02-25T11:46:47+01:00

Orlando: l’assessorato al turismo è funzionale a sviluppo città “Nessun arretramento per il turismo anzi un riposizionamento per renderlo sempre più produttivo e funzionale allo sviluppo della Città”. È questo il pensiero del sindaco di Palermo, Leoluca Orlando, manifestato nel corso di una conversazione telefonica domenicale per commentare l’editoriale di Travelnostop.com pubblicato venerdì scorso. Orlando, dunque, [...]

Orlando announcement Global Parliament of Mayors Summit in Palermo2020-02-25T11:46:47+01:00