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Mayors as Drivers of Change

2018-04-24T14:52:09+00:00

Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and Utrecht have followed The Hague’s example in becoming members of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM), which promotes pragmatic solutions to global problems. Mayor Pauline Krikke of The Hague hopes that other cities will soon follow suit: “The larger the GPM is, the more effective its voice will be.” The worldwide [...]

Mayors as Drivers of Change 2018-04-24T14:52:09+00:00

TEDx Talk: If mayors ruled the world – by Mayor Dr. Kurz (Mannheim)

2018-04-09T10:32:58+00:00

April 9, 2017, The Hague –  Watch last week’s published TED talk on mastering global challenges by acting on the local level by Mayor Dr. Kurz from Mannheim, Vice Chair of the GPM Executive Committee. The TEDx Program is designed to help communities, organizations and individuals to spark conversation and connection through [...]

TEDx Talk: If mayors ruled the world – by Mayor Dr. Kurz (Mannheim) 2018-04-09T10:32:58+00:00

New Member: Jefferson T. Koijee, Monrovia, Liberia

2018-04-03T11:41:36+00:00

 Monrovia, March 2018 - Monrovia's Mayor Jefferson T. Koijee: “Coming out of a fourteen yearlong brutal and destructive civil crisis and an almost two-year Ebola pandemic that broke down our social, political, and economic fabric of our city in particular and nation as a whole, I have come as a young man with [...]

New Member: Jefferson T. Koijee, Monrovia, Liberia 2018-04-03T11:41:36+00:00

Mayor Wolusmal represents GPM in Amman, Jordan

2018-04-18T09:33:20+00:00

Amman, 19-23 March 2018 -  GPM Executive Committee member Mayor Wolusmal (Kandahar, Afghanistan) represented the Global Parliament of Mayors at the Centre for Mediterranean Integration during the workshop: "Strategic Planning for Local Economic Development". This event was organised in partnership with Greater Amman Municipality, the World Bank, UN-Habitat, [...]

Mayor Wolusmal represents GPM in Amman, Jordan 2018-04-18T09:33:20+00:00

GPM Annual Report 2017

2018-02-19T11:22:02+00:00

The Hague, February 14 2018 - The GPM is proud to announce that the publication of its Annual Report 2017. The report illustrates how the GPM has grown, succesfully setting up its foundations in 2017, thanks to the support of GPM mayors representing all continents. Click here for the Annual Report.             [...]

GPM Annual Report 2017 2018-02-19T11:22:02+00:00

GPM and WUF9

2018-02-08T16:08:25+00:00

The Hague, February 8, 2018 - GPM is present at this year’s WORLD URBAN FORUM 9 @WUF9KL in Kuala Lumpur. GPM member Mannheim (Germany) will host two workshops. On February 10 "GPM as a Multiplier- Scaling the Mannheim Model of Implementing the SDGs and the New Urban Agenda on the City Level - Implement, Measure, Govern, [...]

GPM and WUF9 2018-02-08T16:08:25+00:00

New Member: Lutfi Haziri, Gjilan, Kosovo

2018-04-04T11:05:19+00:00

Gjilan, February 2018 -  Gjilan's Mayor Lutfi Haziri:  "Becoming a member of the Global Parliament of Mayors is more than a privilege; it is a duty for me! I believe that the GPM provides a great forum for experiences of many other cities around the globe from which my own city could learn, [...]

New Member: Lutfi Haziri, Gjilan, Kosovo 2018-04-04T11:05:19+00:00

Why the actions of cities — not nations — will be the key to our survival on earth

2018-01-17T10:13:09+00:00

The Hague, January 16, 2018 - While some world leaders resist global cooperation, city leaders are working across borders to tackle big issues like global warming, immigration and terrorism, says urban expert and GPM Advisory Committee Member Robert Muggah. Amid the relentlessly grim news on climate change, there is a glimmer of hope — and [...]

Why the actions of cities — not nations — will be the key to our survival on earth 2018-01-17T10:13:09+00:00