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Local and regional governments speak to the World Urban Forum through the World Assembly

2020-02-24T16:27:15+01:00

Local and regional governments speak to the World Urban Forum through the World Assembly in Abu Dhabi This is originally published by UCLG here, the GPM is member of the Global Taskforce and was present at the WUF10. Over 500 participants gathered at the World Assembly of Local and Regional Governments, convened [...]

Local and regional governments speak to the World Urban Forum through the World Assembly2020-02-24T16:27:15+01:00

GPM Virtual Parliament at the World Urban Forum

2020-02-18T10:35:42+01:00

For the first time ever, the Global Parliament of Mayors was officially represented at a World Urban Forum. The World Urban Forum, organised by UN-Habitat, is the world’s premiere international conference on all aspects of urban policy. The World Urban Forum 10 in Abu Dhabi, UAE, in February 2020 brought together 12.000 politicians and [...]

GPM Virtual Parliament at the World Urban Forum2020-02-18T10:35:42+01:00

Look to cities, not nation-states, to solve our biggest challenges

2020-01-27T13:27:11+01:00

This article is part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Written by Robert Muggah, Principal, SecDev Group, Co-Chair of the GPM Advisory Committee       The world in 2020 is looking more turbulent and uncertain than ever. Powerful economic, demographic and technological forces are rewiring international politics. According to the World Economic Forum's [...]

Look to cities, not nation-states, to solve our biggest challenges2020-01-27T13:27:11+01:00

Durban Summit Report

2020-01-20T11:25:26+01:00

We are delighted to share with you the GPM Summit 2019 Report. The Annual Summit took place in Durban, South Africa from 9-11 November 2019. Sixty mayors from 27 countries joined with leaders from 15 global city networks and experts from international organisations and UN agencies. The summit was the first gathering hosted by an [...]

Durban Summit Report2020-01-20T11:25:26+01:00

GPM Networking Event at the World Urban Forum

2020-01-20T10:16:12+01:00

The Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) Virtual Parliament the solution to accelerate digital democracy GPM Chair, Peter Kurz, will represent the GPM at the 10th edition of the World Urban Forum (8-13 February) in Abu Dhabi. The theme of the Tenth Session is Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation. The city of Mannheim is [...]

GPM Networking Event at the World Urban Forum2020-01-20T10:16:12+01:00

Cities using the SDGs to reduce urban violence

2020-01-13T12:00:03+01:00

Rachel Locke, Anthony F. Pipa, and Max BouchetWednesday, December 18, 2019 This article was informed by discussions at the Fall 2019 meeting of the Brookings SDG Leadership Cities Network, hosted by Mexico City. Despite growing prosperity as a leading urban center in Latin America, Mexico City is confronting “a crisis situation in … terms of violence,” according [...]

Cities using the SDGs to reduce urban violence2020-01-13T12:00:03+01:00

GPM Summit 2019 Video

2019-12-09T11:27:24+01:00

The GPM Annual Summit 2019 was hosted by Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda and brought global city leaders and additionally networks and international experts together to discuss city leadership and key global challenges at a local level. The GPM was honored by the following keynote speakers, Minister of Public Works and Infrasturctre of the Republic of [...]

GPM Summit 2019 Video2019-12-09T11:27:24+01:00

The City of Braga (Portugal) first International GPM Talent Cities Hub in 2020

2020-01-07T11:32:30+01:00

Braga/The Hague, November - At the Annual Summit 2019 of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM), Mayor Ricardo Rio (Braga, Portugal) presented Braga as model for the creation of the 1st International Talent Hub in 2020, as part of the 'GPM Talent Cities Programme’. “Cities now need active policies to promote [...]

The City of Braga (Portugal) first International GPM Talent Cities Hub in 20202020-01-07T11:32:30+01:00

Press release: A decade of change, shaping multilevel governance on a global scale

2019-11-18T15:00:40+01:00

A decade of change: shaping multilevel governance on a global scale Durban, November 2019 – About 75 mayors and city network leaders from all around the world gathered in Durban last week to convene on the topics of multilevel governance, migration, urban security and health, reflecting the pressing issues of the world. The outcome of [...]

Press release: A decade of change, shaping multilevel governance on a global scale2019-11-18T15:00:40+01:00