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Health and city resilience as part of the GPM

2018-06-26T11:02:33+00:00

One of the topics at the GPM Annual Summit 2018 will be ‘dealing with health as part of city resilience’. Mayors and experts will discuss, share and deliberate on pandemic preparedness and ensuring cities are ready for this aspect to demographic shifts. Together with GPM Advisory Committee members Sheila Foster and Robert Muggah, experts at [...]

Health and city resilience as part of the GPM 2018-06-26T11:02:33+00:00

Maps reveal hidden truths of the world’s cities

2018-06-25T09:45:22+00:00

"Maps are as old as man. Not surprisingly, they can help us get our heads around complex ideas” says GPM Advisory Committee Co-Chair Robert Muggah. From refugee flows, to rising sea levels, to fires and light pollution. Overlaying maps with data allow us to gain insights and make correlations we otherwise would not have made. Find [...]

Maps reveal hidden truths of the world’s cities 2018-06-25T09:45:22+00:00

The GPM congratulates Mayor Wolusmal

2018-06-19T10:50:46+00:00

The GPM congratulates Executive Committee member Mayor Wolusmal on his appointment as minister at the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing. As a pioneer mayor of the GPM who has been involved since the early days of the organisation, it has been a pleasure to work with Mayor Wolusmal in developing the Global Parliament of Mayors. [...]

The GPM congratulates Mayor Wolusmal 2018-06-19T10:50:46+00:00

New Member: Yousef Al-Shawarbeh – Amman, Jordan

2018-06-07T15:41:36+00:00

Amman, June 2018 -  Amman's Mayor Yousef Al Shawarbeh: "Amman has been a pioneer city of the GPM, having joined the Inaugural Convening in The Hague in September 2016. We  praise the distinguished   ‘Cities’ champion’ the late Dr. Barbers for his legacy on having an action-oriented platform like the GPM to address challenges, [...]

New Member: Yousef Al-Shawarbeh – Amman, Jordan 2018-06-07T15:41:36+00:00

Global Parliament of Mayors now part of UCLG’s Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments

2018-06-06T10:45:12+00:00

The Hague, June 2018 - The Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) has officially become a member of the Global Taskforce and looks forward to a fruitful collaboration. GPM Executive Committee Vice Chair, Mayor Kurz from Mannheim, Germany, says the following about the GPM’s membership: "I am very happy about the acceptance of the Global Parliament [...]

Global Parliament of Mayors now part of UCLG’s Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments 2018-06-06T10:45:12+00:00

New Member: Nicolás Ducoté, Pilar, Argentina

2018-05-29T08:43:49+00:00

Pilar, May 2018 - Pilar's Mayor Nicolás Ducoté: " I celebrate the oportunities provided by this forum, which gives us the possibility of improving our public administrations. I am grateful for the exchange of many exceptional ideas and experiences from different cities among the world".

New Member: Nicolás Ducoté, Pilar, Argentina 2018-05-29T08:43:49+00:00

Uganda’s liberal refugee policy

2018-05-17T11:32:24+00:00

" There are more than 20m refugees in the world today, more than at any time since the end of the second world war. Nearly 90% reside in poor countries. In many, to preserve jobs for natives, governments bar refugees from working in the formal economy. Uganda has shown how a different approach can [...]

Uganda’s liberal refugee policy 2018-05-17T11:32:24+00:00

Mayor Rees takes part in UN discussions on the global compact on migration

2018-05-15T14:11:40+00:00

Mayor Marvin Rees, who becomes the first mayor to take part in UN discussions on the global compact for migration in New York, said cities as well as national governments needed to be involved in the attempt to create a worldwide framework for the management of migration. “We need not just city leaders but international [...]

Mayor Rees takes part in UN discussions on the global compact on migration 2018-05-15T14:11:40+00:00

New Member: Taysir Abu Snienah, Hebron, Palestine

2018-05-08T13:32:27+00:00

Hebron, May 2018 – Hebron's Mayor Taysir Abu Snienah : ” The Global Parliament of Mayors is a platform for all the cities in the world. It is cities that make peace and security and without that, there will be no development and prosperity. The GPM is an opportunity for cooperation and partnership [...]

New Member: Taysir Abu Snienah, Hebron, Palestine 2018-05-08T13:32:27+00:00