U7 Mayors Summit

2022-05-02T11:21:32+02:00

25 April, 2022 - The GPM is proud to announce that, along side the Association of German Cities and ICLEI, the GPM will be hosting the U7 Mayors Summit on May 3, 2022 from 14.00 - 16.00 hrs CEST. The theme, "Embracing the Urban World: Cities as Drivers of Change for Peace, Democracy and Sustainability" [...]

U7 Mayors Summit2022-05-02T11:21:32+02:00

Joint Call on raising efforts to end the war in Europe

2022-09-14T12:13:58+02:00

19 April 2022 – “The invasion of Ukraine by Vladimir Putin’s military in violation of international law and the war being waged in the most brutal way is causing more and more human suffering every day, affecting the innocent citizens of Ukraine. A sign of hope is the unprecedented solidarity and unity of the world community [...]

Joint Call on raising efforts to end the war in Europe2022-09-14T12:13:58+02:00

Uniting Mayors: Local Solutions to Global Climate Challenges

2022-04-21T14:57:54+02:00

24 March, 2022 - The workshop ‘Uniting Mayors: Local Solutions to Global Climate Challenges‘ has concluded. More than 40 mayors throughout the world have participated and shared their views and expertise on the preservation of cultural heritage, climate migration, and its data collection. The event highlighted that migration and climate change are two interrelated phenomena [...]

Uniting Mayors: Local Solutions to Global Climate Challenges2022-04-21T14:57:54+02:00

Open Letter of Ukrainian City Leaders to World’s Mayors and Local Self-Governance

2022-09-15T12:42:17+02:00

14 March, 2022 - Ukrainian mayors of big cities, heads of amalgamated communities and representatives of local-self governance associations representing over 800 communities signed an open letter to World's Mayors and Local-Governance. At dawn on February 24, the Russian Federation attacked independent and sovereign Ukraine. This cruel bloodshed in the heart of Europe was the [...]

Open Letter of Ukrainian City Leaders to World’s Mayors and Local Self-Governance2022-09-15T12:42:17+02:00

Climate Migration: working with mayors to explore avenues for cooperation

2022-09-15T12:42:37+02:00

11 March, 2022 - The GPM, in partnership with the British Council, organizes an in-depth workshop for mayors on 23 March, 16.00 - 18.00 hrs CET, to support them in their commitments to implement the Call to Action on Climate Migration that the GPM launched last year towards COP26. The workshop will connect mayors from [...]

Climate Migration: working with mayors to explore avenues for cooperation2022-09-15T12:42:37+02:00

Strong Urban Alliance Formed to Accompany the German G7 Presidency

2022-09-15T12:43:16+02:00

28 February, 2022 – In January, the G7 Presidency published its program, which highlighted the importance of “harnessing the transformative power of cities.” Cities can offer immense contributions to the goal of “progress for a just world” and the five fields of action defined by the Presidency. To this end, the Association of German Cities, [...]

Strong Urban Alliance Formed to Accompany the German G7 Presidency2022-09-15T12:43:16+02:00

Standing United with Ukrainian Mayors

2022-09-15T12:43:45+02:00

25 February, 2022 - We, mayors, join together in support of the cities, towns, settlements, and villages of Ukraine. Cities everywhere must have a say in determining their own, and our shared, futures. Mayors and city residents are advancing action on democratic practices, economic opportunity and climate change, but they can do none of this [...]

Standing United with Ukrainian Mayors2022-09-15T12:43:45+02:00

Inoculating Cities: Case Studies of Urban Pandemic Preparedness

2022-09-15T12:44:06+02:00

23 February, 2022 - Pandemic preparedness has been a crucial issue for GPM Mayors long before the COVID-19 Pandemic. Both in the 2018 Bristol Declaration and in the 2019 Durban Declaration GPM Mayors committed to prioritising pandemic preparedness as a key component of urban health planning. They also urged national and international organizations to provide [...]

Inoculating Cities: Case Studies of Urban Pandemic Preparedness2022-09-15T12:44:06+02:00

GPM Annual Summit 2021 Final Report and Video

2022-04-21T14:57:07+02:00

17 January, 2022 - The GPM is proud to share the video and the report of the Annual Summit 2021 in Palermo, Italy. This year’s event addressed how cities are rebuilding in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, exploring the role of mayors in advocating for and implementing policies to improve the living conditions of [...]

GPM Annual Summit 2021 Final Report and Video2022-04-21T14:57:07+02:00

GPM endorses the African and European Mayors Statement on Covid-19 Vaccine Equity

2022-09-15T12:44:28+02:00

13 December, 2021 - The GPM endorses the African and European Statement on Covid-19 Vaccine Equity, calling equal access to vaccines for everyone, having a coordinated and global response to ensure vaccines reach people faster. Urgent action needs to be taken to improve the access to vaccines for all, and more specifically to accelerate the [...]

GPM endorses the African and European Mayors Statement on Covid-19 Vaccine Equity2022-09-15T12:44:28+02:00