International Day of Peace

2022-09-21T18:00:20+02:00

21 September 2022 - On the observance of the International Day of Peace and the start of the 3rd Annual 40 Days Safer Cities Challenge of UN-Habitat, the GPM acknowledges the importance of a collective human imperative to ensure our urban environments are productive, healthy, and safe. With the majority of humanity residing in cities, city [...]

International Day of Peace2022-09-21T18:00:20+02:00

Mayor Erion Veliaj of Tirana, Albania, and Mayor Óscar Escobar of Palmira, Colombia, join the GPM

2022-09-15T11:11:34+02:00

15 September 2022 - We are delighted to announce that Erion Veliaj, Mayor of Tirana, Albania, and Óscar Escobar, Mayor of Palmira, Colombia, have joined the Global Parliament of Mayors as candidate members. The GPM is excited to keep contributing and working together with both mayors. In the past, Mayor Veliaj and Mayor Escobar have [...]

Mayor Erion Veliaj of Tirana, Albania, and Mayor Óscar Escobar of Palmira, Colombia, join the GPM2022-09-15T11:11:34+02:00

GPM Chair Mayor Kurz Joins Groundbreaking G7 Ministers Meeting on Urban Development

2022-09-15T17:03:33+02:00

September 14, 2022 – On September 13, the first-ever meeting of G7 Ministers for Urban Development took place in Potsdam, Germany. GPM Chair Mayor Peter Kurz (Mannheim, Germany) was invited by Minster Klara Geywitz to represent Urban7 at this groundbreaking meeting. GPM Chair Mayor Kurz exchanged intensively with the ministers on topics ranging from climate [...]

GPM Chair Mayor Kurz Joins Groundbreaking G7 Ministers Meeting on Urban Development2022-09-15T17:03:33+02:00

ADSW Web Series: Cities Bringing Talent in the Innovation Economy

2022-09-06T16:49:44+02:00

6 September 2022 - In partnership with Masdar City and the Global Parliament of Mayors, Talent CitiesTM will host the ADSW Web Series: Cities Bringing Talent in the Innovation Economy on Tuesday, September 13th at 15:00 GTS. Join us for an in-depth discussion exploring talent gaps and the opportunities they offer for achieving economic growth and [...]

ADSW Web Series: Cities Bringing Talent in the Innovation Economy2022-09-06T16:49:44+02:00

GPM’s Annual General Meeting 2022

2022-08-29T10:37:12+02:00

29 August 2022 - On Thursday, October 6th, the members of the Global Parliament of Mayors will meet online to discuss the track for the organisation in the coming year. Meeting once a year, the members of the Association will take formal decisions to ensure the continuity of the GPM's work, mission, and vision. Some [...]

GPM’s Annual General Meeting 20222022-08-29T10:37:12+02:00

Welcome to Mayor Kapampa Kamwanya of Kasumbalesa (DRC) as New Member of the GPM

2022-07-26T15:21:03+02:00

July, 2022 - The GPM welcomes Mayor Andre Kapampa Kamwanya of Kasumbalesa (DRC) to the GPM.  Mayor Kapampa has been appointed in 2019. The city of Kasumbalesa is located in the Haut-Katanga Province, a relatively new border city in the south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo that has been created in 2018. The [...]

Welcome to Mayor Kapampa Kamwanya of Kasumbalesa (DRC) as New Member of the GPM2022-07-26T15:21:03+02:00

Welcome to Mayor Olga Ditsie of Jwaneng (Botswana)

2022-07-26T14:46:36+02:00

July, 2022 - The GPM is proud to welcome Mayor Olga Ditsie of Jwaneng (Botswana) as newest member of the GPM. Mayor Ditsie advocates for female representation in politics and inspires many women looking to succeed in the rough and tumble cutthroat world. Previously, Mayor Ditsie has served as Deputy Mayor of Jwaneng. Jwaneng is a town located [...]

Welcome to Mayor Olga Ditsie of Jwaneng (Botswana)2022-07-26T14:46:36+02:00

The GPM welcomes New Member Mayor Lauriane Kalombo Mwewa of Lubumbashi (DRC)

2022-07-26T14:37:59+02:00

July, 2022 - The GPM is honoured to welcome its newest member, Hon. Mayor Lauriane Kalombo Mwewa of Lubumbashi (Democratic Republic of Congo). Mayor Mwewa has been appoined in January 2022 and strongly advocates for the empowerment of women. Lubumbashi is the third-largest city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, located in the country's [...]

The GPM welcomes New Member Mayor Lauriane Kalombo Mwewa of Lubumbashi (DRC)2022-07-26T14:37:59+02:00

Welcome to Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o of Kisumu (Kenya)

2022-09-14T12:21:40+02:00

July, 2022 - The GPM extends a warm welcome to governor Peter Anyang' Nyong'o of Kisumu (Kenya). Kisumu is the third-largest city in Kenya after the capital, Nairobi, and the coastal city of Mombasa. Kisumu serves as a trading and transportation hub for the Great Lakes region in western Kenya.  The GPM is excited to [...]

Welcome to Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o of Kisumu (Kenya)2022-09-14T12:21:40+02:00

Call to Action to Prevent long-term Global Food Crisis

2022-09-14T12:09:10+02:00

21 July, 2021 - As UN Secretary-General António Guterres argued, "there is enough food in our world now for everyone, if we act together." But we must act now. The Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) calls on governments, international financial institutions, and other relevant institutions to take urgent action to solve the short-term crisis and prevent [...]

Call to Action to Prevent long-term Global Food Crisis2022-09-14T12:09:10+02:00