Grace Mary Mugasa, newest Honorary Member of the GPM

2021-10-26T10:38:25+01:00

Palermo, October 22, 2021 - The GPM is proud to announce Grace Mary Mugasa, Uganda’s Minister of State for Public Services, as Honorary Member of the GPM. The Honorary Membership is awarded to mayors that have shown consistent and outstanding support to the GPM and distinguish themselves by meritorious service to the furtherance of the [...]

Grace Mary Mugasa, newest Honorary Member of the GPM2021-10-26T10:38:25+01:00

GPM elects new members Executive Committee

2021-10-26T09:23:30+01:00

Palermo, October 22, 2021 – The Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) General Meeting has elected two new members to the Executive Committee. The two new members, Bryan K. Barnett, Mayor of Rochester Hills (MI/USA) and former President of the US Conference of Mayors, and Mathias de Clercq, Mayor of Ghent (Belgium) are mandated for the [...]

GPM elects new members Executive Committee2021-10-26T09:23:30+01:00

Mayors Gather for the Global Parliament of Mayors Annual Summit 2021 in Palermo, Italy

2021-10-26T10:40:01+01:00

  Palermo, October 22, 2021 - Over 75 mayors from around the world came together at the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) Annual Summit “Reset: Cities leading in a New Era”. The mayors discussed pressing global issues, ranging from governance to climate-related migration and public health. Host of the event, Mayor Leoluca Orlando [...]

Mayors Gather for the Global Parliament of Mayors Annual Summit 2021 in Palermo, Italy2021-10-26T10:40:01+01:00

Commemorative plaque dedicated to Prof. Benjamin R. Barber

2021-10-24T10:58:02+01:00

Palermo, 22 October 2021 - During the GPM Annual Summit 2021, GPM Chair Mayor Peter Kurz (Mannheim, Germany) and host city Mayor Leoluca Orlando (Palermo, Italy) unveiled a commemorative plaque dedicated to Dr. Benjamin Barber, philosopher and founder of the GPM, who passed away in 2017. The plaque is placed inside the Palazzo Comitini, headquarter [...]

Commemorative plaque dedicated to Prof. Benjamin R. Barber2021-10-24T10:58:02+01:00

GPM ANNUAL SUMMIT 2021 “RESET: CITIES LEADING IN A NEW ERA”

2021-10-25T06:10:27+01:00

Palermo, October 21, 2021 - The annual summit of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) 2021, took place for the first time in Italy, hosted by the City and Metropolitan City of Palermo with Mayor Leoluca Orlando, co-founding the GPM. The work took place from 21-23 October 2021 at the Sala Diana in Palazzo Sant'Elia. [...]

GPM ANNUAL SUMMIT 2021 “RESET: CITIES LEADING IN A NEW ERA”2021-10-25T06:10:27+01:00

Mayor Bowser (Washington D.C) & Mayor Aki-Sawyerr (Freetown) awarded the the Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award 2021

2021-10-25T06:12:34+01:00

Palermo, October 21, 2021 - This year, the Global Parliament of Mayors awarded the prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award to Mayor Muriel Bowser, mayor of Washington DC, USA, and Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone. The award ceremony was part of the opening of the GPM Annual Summit 2021 hosted by [...]

Mayor Bowser (Washington D.C) & Mayor Aki-Sawyerr (Freetown) awarded the the Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award 20212021-10-25T06:12:34+01:00

Three GPM Mayors Honored for Outstanding Leadership

2021-09-14T13:17:51+01:00

14 September, 2021 - Three members of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) were honored for their leadership by the City Mayors Foundation. GPM Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) was announced the joint winner of the World Mayor Prize 2021, along with Mayor Philippe Rio of Grigny, France. The GPM’s Chair, Mayor Peter Kurz [...]

Three GPM Mayors Honored for Outstanding Leadership2021-09-14T13:17:51+01:00

GPM Summit 2021 Update

2021-09-14T12:44:14+01:00

Unfortunately, due to restrictions and uncertainties caused by the ongoing pandemic, the GPM will not be able to hold this year’s summit in person. Instead, the debates will be held virtually with the participation of mayors from around the world. We encourage you to register and join us on October 21st & 22nd, 2021. Your voice [...]

GPM Summit 2021 Update2021-09-14T12:44:14+01:00

GPM endorses Global Mayors Joint Statement: Welcome Afghan Refugees

2021-09-14T11:57:00+01:00

26 August, 2021 - The GPM supports the Global Mayors Joint Statement: Welcome Afghan Refugees Now to call on national governments to immediately open their doors to Afghan refugees and provide the resources needed to facilitate resettlement, while encouraging donors and other mayors to take steps needed to provide humanitarian support to refugees and asylum [...]

GPM endorses Global Mayors Joint Statement: Welcome Afghan Refugees2021-09-14T11:57:00+01:00