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How Cities Can Help Biden Repair American Diplomacy

2020-11-15T16:55:31+01:00

15 November 2020 - President-elect Joe Biden can build on the alliances and networks forged by US cities and mayors over the last four years to restore U.S. relationships globally. It is up to Biden foreign policy officials to decide how to engage the local leaders and networks that have had their fingers in the [...]

How Cities Can Help Biden Repair American Diplomacy2020-11-15T16:55:31+01:00

Prof. Rebecca Katz appointed as advisor for President-elect Joe Biden’s Corona Virus Task Force

2020-11-15T16:57:16+01:00

12 November 2020 - The GPM congratulates professor Rebecca Katz with her appointment as advisor for President-elect Joe Biden’s Corona Virus Task Force. Professor Katz joins a highly regarded team of scientists and physicians set to advises the incoming administration on managing various aspects of the pandemic during the transition before the new President is [...]

Prof. Rebecca Katz appointed as advisor for President-elect Joe Biden’s Corona Virus Task Force2020-11-15T16:57:16+01:00

GPM Mayor Ricardo Rio elected Executive Committee member EUROCITIES

2020-11-10T09:44:04+01:00

6 November 2020 - The GPM congratulates Mayor Ricardo Rio, member of the Daily Board and Treasurer of the GPM, who was elected yesterday for a three-year term on the Executive Committee of EUROCITIES, the largest European network of cities, as announced during the annual General Assembly of this Association. “This is a very relevant [...]

GPM Mayor Ricardo Rio elected Executive Committee member EUROCITIES2020-11-10T09:44:04+01:00

New Members on the Executive Committee

2020-11-06T17:02:16+01:00

4 November 2020 - The GPM congratulates Mayors Rohey Malick Lowe (Banjul, Gambia) and Marcin Krupa (Katowice, Poland), who were appointed as members of the Executive Committee by the GPM General Meeting on 4 November. The two ExCo members are mandated for the next three years. They will be joining the Mayors from Mannheim/Germany (Chair), [...]

New Members on the Executive Committee2020-11-06T17:02:16+01:00

GPM Resolution on Reducing Violence in Cities

2020-10-31T10:56:29+01:00

31 October 2020 - To align to the UN General Assembly’s focus on reducing urban violence and to deliver the Sustainable Development Goal 16 – “to reduce violence everywhere” – together with Pathfinders and the Peace in Our Cities Campaign, the GPM has partnered to reach out to [...]

GPM Resolution on Reducing Violence in Cities2020-10-31T10:56:29+01:00

GPM Webinar Rethinking the City Post-COVID

2020-11-04T17:03:35+01:00

WHEN? This two-day webinar takes place on Thursday 12 November, 15.00-17.30 hrs CET and Thursday 19 November at the same time. WHY JOIN?  This pandemic has been a wakeup call, which has shown that cities are at the front lines of the COVID-19 response and that the virus has the power to reconfigure urban [...]

GPM Webinar Rethinking the City Post-COVID2020-11-04T17:03:35+01:00

The GPM Congratulates Mayor Lowe, New President of the ACCSF

2020-10-20T13:44:05+01:00

The GPM congratulates Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe of Banjul, Gambia, who has been elected as president of the African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum (ACCSF) for the next three years. Her approach and policies on development in Banjul made her a prominent option among all the candidates, which included Muhamed Sidiq of Rabat Morocco, Madam El [...]

The GPM Congratulates Mayor Lowe, New President of the ACCSF2020-10-20T13:44:05+01:00

The GPM Welcomes New Member Mayor Mohamed Sadiki of Rabat Morocco

2020-10-19T14:26:48+01:00

The Global Parliament of Mayors is honoured to welcome its newest member, Mayor Mohamed Sadiki elected as the Mayor of the City of Rabat in 2015. Rabat is also the host city of the Headquarters of UCLG-Africa, Morocco. The Kingdom of Morocco is fully committed to achieving the Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs) on time. The city [...]

The GPM Welcomes New Member Mayor Mohamed Sadiki of Rabat Morocco2020-10-19T14:26:48+01:00

A call to action for Talent Leadership

2020-10-14T09:16:14+01:00

13 October 2020 - Daily Board member Mayor Ricardo Rio (Braga, Portugal) joined a high-level panel of city-leaders at the ASU+GSV Summit to discuss the opportunity of talent and the rise of 'Cities of the future'. Mayor Rio spoke about "the emergent role of cities as change-agents for education so that education can be tailored [...]

A call to action for Talent Leadership2020-10-14T09:16:14+01:00

GPM endorses the Mannheim Message 2020, responding to the European Green Deal

2020-10-14T09:08:02+01:00

7 October 2020 - The Daily Board agrees to endorse the Mannheim-message of ICLEI Europe on Local Green Deals for a carbon neutral, sustainable and inclusive Europe. With the Mannheim Message2020 published on 21 September 2020, the mayors and decision-makers of Europe’s cities and regions are responding to the European Green Deal in the context [...]

GPM endorses the Mannheim Message 2020, responding to the European Green Deal2020-10-14T09:08:02+01:00