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

2022-06-20T12:23:13+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 Collaboration2022-06-20T12:23:13+02:00

The GPM Welcomes the Mayor of Bukavu, Bilubi Ulengabo Méschac, as our newest mayor!

2022-06-20T13:54:29+02:00

20 June 2022 - The GPM extends a warm welcome to mayor Bilubi Ulengabo Méschac, of Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, who recently joined our organization! The city of Bukavu is the capital of the South Kivu Province, located in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mayor Méschac is excited to interact [...]

The GPM Welcomes the Mayor of Bukavu, Bilubi Ulengabo Méschac, as our newest mayor!2022-06-20T13:54:29+02:00

Programme GPM Annual Summit 2022

2022-06-21T15:38:40+02:00

8 June 2022 - With the countdown running for our Summit 2022 in Katowice, Poland, the GPM is proud to share the programme of the event. For the first time, the GPM Annual Summit will take place in connection with the World Urban Forum, and in partnership with the OECD. The GPM Summit will meet [...]

Programme GPM Annual Summit 20222022-06-21T15:38:40+02:00

The GPM welcomes Mayor Talibe Bensouda of Kanifing, The Gambia as the newest member

2022-06-07T10:29:33+02:00

7 June 2022 - We want to warmly welcome Lord Mayor Talib Bensouda of Kanifing, The Gambia, who recently joined the Global Parliament of Mayors. Being The Gambia's youngest mayor, he assumed office by delivering tangible improvements by entering sustainable partnerships with the private sector, securing grants from donors, and more than doubling revenue collection. [...]

The GPM welcomes Mayor Talibe Bensouda of Kanifing, The Gambia as the newest member2022-06-07T10:29:33+02:00

Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe elected as President of the Network of Locally Elected Women of Africa (REFELA)

2022-05-19T13:32:00+02:00

  19 May, 2022 – The GPM wants to extend its congratulations to the Mayor of Banjul (the Gambia) and Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of the Global Parliament of Mayors, Madam Rohey Malick Lowe, who was recently appointed as President for the West African subregion for the Network of Locally Elected Women of Africa [...]

Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe elected as President of the Network of Locally Elected Women of Africa (REFELA)2022-05-19T13:32:00+02:00

GPM Annual Summit 2022

2022-06-07T10:21:06+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 20222022-06-07T10:21:06+02:00

U7 Mayors Summit Adopted Powerful Declaration

2022-06-07T10:20:41+02:00

3 May 2022 - Today mayors came together with high-level representatives of the German G7 Presidency to discuss the decisive role of cities in achieving the G7 Presidency’s vision of “progress towards an equitable world.” Mayors lauded the German G7 Presidency’s emphasis on the need for an ambitious implementation of the sustainable development goals and [...]

U7 Mayors Summit Adopted Powerful Declaration2022-06-07T10:20:41+02:00

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

2022-04-27T22:59:40+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 Europe2022-04-27T22:59:40+02:00

Re-opening Call to Action Climate Migration: Sign now!

2022-04-19T11:13:09+02:00

19 April 2022 - As a follow-up to the GPM/British Council workshop Uniting Mayors: Local Solutions to Global Climate Challenges, which took place on March 23rd, 2022, the Call to Action "Climate Change, Cities and Forced Migration: Advancing Knowledge, Action, and Collaboration" has been re-opened until June 1st, 2022. Mayors, city networks, and international organisations are [...]

Re-opening Call to Action Climate Migration: Sign now!2022-04-19T11:13:09+02:00