GPM Annual Summit 2022 – Summit Report and Video

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

4 October 2022 - The GPM is looking back on a successful Annual Summit 2022 hosted by Mayor Krupa of Katowice (Poland) and organised in partnership with the OECD.  Over 45 mayors from 20 countries, and representatives of international organisations participated, in person or online,  in dynamic panels, on topics ranging from democratic processes to [...]

GPM Annual Summit 2022 – Summit Report and Video2022-11-10T11:08:10+01:00

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

Call to Action to Prevent long-term Global Food Crisis

2022-09-14T12:09:10+02:00

21 July, 2021 - As UN Secretary-General António Guterres argued, "there is enough food in our world now for everyone, if we act together." But we must act now. The Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) calls on governments, international financial institutions, and other relevant institutions to take urgent action to solve the short-term crisis and prevent [...]

Call to Action to Prevent long-term Global Food Crisis2022-09-14T12:09:10+02:00

Major Progress for Urban7 Alliance in G7 Process

2022-09-15T12:38:14+02:00

7 July, 2022 - Cities have a transformative power. They can offer immense contributions to the overarching goal of progress towards an equitable world and our striving for a sustainable planet, economic stability, healthy lives, investment in a better future, and being stronger together. These are the action fields defined by the German G7 Presidency [...]

Major Progress for Urban7 Alliance in G7 Process2022-09-15T12:38:14+02:00

ANCI Sicilia and GPM start Associated Partnership

2022-09-14T12:10:11+02:00

Katowice, June 2022 - The Sicilian branch of the National Association of Italian Cities (ANCI) and the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) have signed a letter of intent to start an Associated Partnership. The Associated Partnership will include a representation of two Sicilian mayors in the GPM. Leoluca Orlando, President of the Sicilian branch of [...]

ANCI Sicilia and GPM start Associated Partnership2022-09-14T12:10:11+02:00

Mayors Debate Democratic, Inclusive, and Innovative Change in Cities at the GPM Annual Summit 2022

2022-09-14T12:11:03+02:00

Katowice, June, 2022 – Over 45 mayors representing 20 countries, leaders of city networks, and representatives of international organisations came together at the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) Annual Summit. The event was hosted by Mayor Marcin Krupa of Katowice, Poland, with the title: “Transforming Together: How Cities Must Lead Democratic, Inclusive, and Innovative Global [...]

Mayors Debate Democratic, Inclusive, and Innovative Change in Cities at the GPM Annual Summit 20222022-09-14T12:11:03+02:00

Mayors Introduce Global Declaration for Democracy

2022-09-14T12:11:32+02:00

28 June 2022 — Today the German Marshall Fund announced that 51 mayors joined together to advance a Global Declaration of Mayors for Democracy in collaboration with the Global Parliament of Mayors, GMF Cities, and the Pact of Free Cities. Cities are on the front lines of the fight to preserve liberal democracy and defend [...]

Mayors Introduce Global Declaration for Democracy2022-09-14T12:11:32+02:00

Mayors of Ukraine Awarded GPM’s Prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award 2022

2022-09-14T12:12:21+02:00

28 June 2022 - The Global Parliament of Mayors has awarded the prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award to all Ukrainian Mayors, as a symbol of support for their resistance in the face of hostile attacks against and invasions of their cities. Their determination in safeguarding their citizens and territories, and their tenacious focus [...]

Mayors of Ukraine Awarded GPM’s Prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award 20222022-09-14T12:12:21+02:00

Climate Change, Cities and Forced Migration: Advancing Knowledge, Action and Collaboration

2022-09-14T12:13:03+02:00

21 June 2022 - Around 21.5 million people per year on average over the past decade have had to flee their homes due to climate-related reasons. By 2050, it is estimated that 200 million people will be forced to leave their homes because of climate change. Mayors are optimally placed to address local challenges associated [...]

Climate Change, Cities and Forced Migration: Advancing Knowledge, Action and Collaboration2022-09-14T12:13:03+02:00

GPM Annual Summit 2022

2022-09-15T12:41:33+02:00

Transforming Together: How Cities Must Lead Democratic, Inclusive, and Innovative Global Change 10 May 2022 - The GPM is proud to announce that, for the first time, in partnership with The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Annual Summit will take place in connection with the World Urban Forum (WUF) in Katowice, Poland. [...]

GPM Annual Summit 20222022-09-15T12:41:33+02:00