GPM Mayor Mugasa appointed Minister of State Public Service in Uganda

2021-06-22T14:42:56+01:00

22 June 2021 - The GPM congratulates Grace-Mary Mugasa, former mayor of Hoima, Uganda, on her recent appointment as Minister of State for Public Service in Uganda. Former Mayor Mugasa is one of the founders of the Global Parliament of Mayors in 2016 and was 2nd Vice-Chair of the GPM Executive Committee until her appointment [...]

GPM Mayor Mugasa appointed Minister of State Public Service in Uganda2021-06-22T14:42:56+01:00

The GPM endorses the Final Joint Statement from the Core Cities UK G7 U7 Summit

2021-06-14T11:21:55+01:00

9 June, 2021 - City leaders and mayors from across the globe gathered for the first G7 U7 conference. GPM Chair and Mayor Peter Kurz represented the GPM. "COVID-19 has made clear that governance structure needs to change. Demand for real multilevel governance may seem convenient, every one can agree, demand is in fact a [...]

The GPM endorses the Final Joint Statement from the Core Cities UK G7 U7 Summit2021-06-14T11:21:55+01:00

Report on the High Level Meeting Uniting Mayors

2021-05-19T15:35:28+01:00

The Global Parliament of Mayors in partnership with the British Council has completed the GPM Report High Level meeting 20 April on the Uniting Mayors: Local Solutions to Global Climate Challenges. This report presents all research findings and reflections on the impact of climate change and the rise of sea levels on climate-related migration and [...]

Report on the High Level Meeting Uniting Mayors2021-05-19T15:35:28+01:00

Ambassador Ivo Daalder, President Chicago Council on Global Affairs, named GPM Advisory Committee Chair

2021-05-14T10:56:40+01:00

12 May 2021 – Ivo Daalder will take on the role of Chair of the Advisory Committee of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM). He succeeds Professor Sheila Foster (Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA) and Dr. Robert Muggah (Igarapé Institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), who led the committee from 2017-2020. Ambassador Daalder is president of [...]

Ambassador Ivo Daalder, President Chicago Council on Global Affairs, named GPM Advisory Committee Chair2021-05-14T10:56:40+01:00

Coalition of City Leaders push for Climate Action

2021-05-05T14:30:37+01:00

21 April 2021 – More than twenty Mayors and city leaders representing 19 countries from around the world convened online yesterday to discuss the urgent issue of climate-forced displacement. They debated how to move forward both in their own communities to protect their citizens from the threats of climate change, and together as a governance [...]

Coalition of City Leaders push for Climate Action2021-05-05T14:30:37+01:00

Mayoral high-level meeting on Global Climate Challenges on 20 April, 16.00 – 18.00 hrs CEST

2021-05-05T14:32:48+01:00

19 April 2021 - You can find information about the programme on this website: https://globalparliamentofmayors.org/unitingmayors/ to register please click here. Mayors around the world are invited to participate in the high-level meeting: “Uniting Mayors: Local Solutions to Global Climate Challenges” on Tuesday, 20 April 2021 at 16:00-18:00 hrs CEST. In partnership with the British Council and the [...]

Mayoral high-level meeting on Global Climate Challenges on 20 April, 16.00 – 18.00 hrs CEST2021-05-05T14:32:48+01:00

Pre-registration for the GPM Annual Summit 2021 in Palermo is open!

2021-05-06T15:46:37+01:00

14 April 2021 - The GPM Annual Summit 2021 will take place on 21-23 October 2021 and be hosted by Mayor Leoluca Orlando of Palermo, Italy. For the first time ever, the GPM Summit will be a hybrid event with interactive sessions on-site in Palermo and online for mayors that cannot travel to Palermo. The [...]

Pre-registration for the GPM Annual Summit 2021 in Palermo is open!2021-05-06T15:46:37+01:00

The Mayors Podcast with Mayor Stephen Benjamin

2021-04-07T07:34:08+01:00

7 April 2021 - Mayor of Columbia, South Carolina, Stephen Benjamin joined the Mayors podcast hosted by Richard Florida and Padden Guy Murphy. Mayor Benjamin has dedicated his life to public service in South Carolina. Richard and Padden recently sat down with Mayor Benjamin to discuss his leadership among mayors, the transformation of Columbia’s historic [...]

The Mayors Podcast with Mayor Stephen Benjamin2021-04-07T07:34:08+01:00