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

GPM Mayor Leoluca Orlando Received Freedom From Fear Award

2021-04-07T07:45:57+01:00

1 April 2021 - The GPM is very proud to announce that GPM Mayor Leoluca Orlando of Palermo, Italy, has been awarded the Freedom from Fear Award, an annual award presented to acknowledge achievements of those who demonstrated commitment to the principles. It is part of the Four Freedoms Award, which is based on four [...]

GPM Mayor Leoluca Orlando Received Freedom From Fear Award2021-04-07T07:45:57+01:00

GPM supports PioC Statement on International Women’s Day 2021

2021-03-09T02:30:54+01:00

8 March 2021 - The Global Parliament of Mayors has signed onto a  Joint Statement to call for women’s leadership & political participation to build peaceful, just & inclusive cities. The statement has been initiated by GPM's partner Peace in our Cities. Too few of our local leaders and mayors are women. Although women account [...]

GPM supports PioC Statement on International Women’s Day 20212021-03-09T02:30:54+01:00

GPM Summit 2021 Postponed to 21-23 October 2021

2021-03-03T10:16:09+01:00

3 March 2021 – Because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Executive Committee has announced that the GPM Annual Summit is postponed to 21-23 October 2021 in Palermo, Italy. For the first time the GPM Summit will be a hybrid event with interactive sessions online and on location in Palermo. The GPM is thankful for [...]

GPM Summit 2021 Postponed to 21-23 October 20212021-03-03T10:16:09+01:00

The start of the project “Uniting Mayors: Local Solutions to Global Climate Challenges”

2021-03-05T09:11:14+01:00

2 March 2021 - On February 25, mayors from around the world came together to discuss the interconnected issues of climate change and forced migration. The virtual session marked the start of the project “Uniting Mayors: Local Solutions to Global Climate Challenges,” an initiative by the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) and British Council (BC). [...]

The start of the project “Uniting Mayors: Local Solutions to Global Climate Challenges”2021-03-05T09:11:14+01:00