Mayor Bryan Barnett appointed Vice Chair GPM Executive Committee

2022-09-15T12:45:13+02:00

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 Committee2022-09-15T12:45:13+02:00

The Diplomatic Courier on the GPM Palermo Summit 2021

2022-09-15T12:49:00+02:00

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 20212022-09-15T12:49:00+02:00

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

New Members on the Executive Committee

2022-09-15T13:01:42+02:00

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 Committee2022-09-15T13:01:42+02:00

Producing Resources For Cities To Manage Covid-19

2020-09-23T12:51:59+02:00

  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+02:00

Global Urban Safety and Security

2020-07-20T13:59:56+02:00

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+02:00

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

2020-04-24T13:35:51+02:00

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+02:00