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Mayors Mannheim, Columbia, Hoima and Braga new Daily Board of the Global Parliament of Mayors

2019-11-13T10:42:26+01:00

Durban, South Africa – Mayor Peter Kurz of Mannheim (Germany), Steve Benjamin of Columbia SC (USA), Grace Mary Mugasa of Hoima (Uganda) and Ricardo Rio of Braga (Portugal) are the new Daily Board members of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM). At GPM’s Annual General Meeting in Durban, South Africa, Mayor [...]

Mayors Mannheim, Columbia, Hoima and Braga new Daily Board of the Global Parliament of Mayors2019-11-13T10:42:26+01:00

Mayor Pawel Adamowicz awarded with dr. Benjamin Barber Award 2019

2019-11-13T14:48:44+01:00

The Hague, November 11, 2019 – The Global Parliament of Mayors posthumously awarded the prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award to late Mayor Pawel Adamowicz of the city of Gdansk, Poland. The award ceremony was part of the GPM Annual Summit 2019 hosted by Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda in Durban, South Africa. [...]

Mayor Pawel Adamowicz awarded with dr. Benjamin Barber Award 20192019-11-13T14:48:44+01:00

Gender Based Violence Side Event

2019-10-31T10:26:34+01:00

During the GPM Summit 2019, host city Durban, eThekwini Municipality, is taking the lead on the important issue of Gender Based Violence (GBV) by organizing an interesting side event on 10 November from 16h:30 - 17h:45 at the International Convention Centre (ICC). GBV is a scourge that is counterproductive to full emancipation of [...]

Gender Based Violence Side Event2019-10-31T10:26:34+01:00

Press Release Fourth Ambitous Annual Summit

2019-09-30T18:18:23+01:00

PRESS RELEASE Fourth ambitious Annual Summit of the Global Parliament of Mayors in Durban, South Africa, 9-11 November The Hague/Durban, 30 September 2019 – Mayors from African, Asian, European and US cities are signing up for the ambitious Annual Summit of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) which will be held in Durban, South-Africa, from [...]

Press Release Fourth Ambitous Annual Summit2019-09-30T18:18:23+01:00

Mxolisi Kaunda appointed as Durban’s new mayor

2019-09-06T11:40:10+01:00

Mxolisi Kaunda was sworn in as mayor of eThekwini Municipality (Durban, South Africa) on Thursday 5th September. From 9-11 November Mxolisi Kaunda will be the host of the annual GPM Summit organized by the eThekwini City Council. The incumbent Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda, Deputy Mayor Belinda Scott and Speaker Weziwe Thusi were elected and took [...]

Mxolisi Kaunda appointed as Durban’s new mayor2019-09-06T11:40:10+01:00

An Odyssey in the Mediterranean

2019-08-22T10:19:24+01:00

For 19 days, from the port of Lampedusa a ship was  visible, one that had been there, immobile for too long. The ship operated by the Spanish NGO Open Arms saved 161 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea and had been waiting for what must have felt like eternity for the migrants on board for [...]

An Odyssey in the Mediterranean2019-08-22T10:19:24+01:00

Visit the GPM Summit 2019 Webpage

2019-08-13T12:44:43+01:00

 GPM ANNUAL SUMMIT 2019 .The GPM Annual Summit 2019 will bring global city leaders and additionally networks and international experts together to discuss city leadership and key global challenges at a local level. GPM mayors and non-member mayors are invited to the event. Registration 2019 [...]

Visit the GPM Summit 2019 Webpage2019-08-13T12:44:43+01:00

‘When is enough, enough?’ Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley

2019-08-05T08:10:22+01:00

“To be awakened in the middle of our night to a mass shooting and the 250th shooting in our country this year happened in Dayton. What really goes through my mind is one seems completely preventable, and I question ‘When is enough, enough?'” Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley during the press conference on the mass shooting [...]

‘When is enough, enough?’ Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley2019-08-05T08:10:22+01:00

GPM Mayors advocate on Migration in NYC

2019-07-30T10:53:35+01:00

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOU00-wjdCc A special Cities Edition with GPM Mayors Marvin Rees (Bristol) and Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr (Freetown) together with Mayor Giuseppe Sala (Milan) came together in New York City to discuss the interdependency of cities on migration, climate change and democratic legitimacy as part of the Mayors Migration Council. Mayor Aki-Sawyerr advocates for a [...]

GPM Mayors advocate on Migration in NYC2019-07-30T10:53:35+01:00

GPM welcomes new members

2019-07-30T10:36:03+01:00

Bern, Switzerland Alec von Graffenried Banjul, Gambia Rohey Malick Lowe Gagra, Pakistan Syed Salar Jehan Itahari, Nepal  Dwariklal Chaudhary The GPM is honoured to welcome 4 new members, from 4 different continents, to the global parliament of mayors. The GPM strives for regional representation [...]

GPM welcomes new members2019-07-30T10:36:03+01:00