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GPM supports CNCA Open letter to financial leaders

2020-05-21T09:42:47+01:00

20 May 2020 - This week, the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance, in collaboration with the Global Parliament of Mayors, Eurocities, UK100, Alliance des Collectivites Pour la Qualite de l'Air, and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network, issued this open letter to global financial leaders. As Covid-19 makes painfully clear, our current social, economic and environmental systems [...]

GPM supports CNCA Open letter to financial leaders2020-05-21T09:42:47+01:00

Our Cities Will Look After the Coronavirus Pandemic

2020-05-19T13:30:04+01:00

The pandemic will change urban life forever. Foreign Policy asked 11 leading global experts in urban policy, planning, history, and health for their predictions, read the outcome here: special cities edition (foreign policy may 2020)

Our Cities Will Look After the Coronavirus Pandemic2020-05-19T13:30:04+01:00

GPM Supports Statement of Solidarity: Advancing Health, Reinforcing Peace

2020-05-01T07:37:09+01:00

28 April 2020 - The GPM endorsed the Solidarity Statement 'Advancing Health, Reforcing Peace' by Peace in Our Cities.  Mayors stand in solidarity with one another on the frontlines of response to COVID-19. Inspired by the United Nations Secretary-General’s appeal for a global ceasefire and appeal for peace in homes, we: Urge an immediate [...]

GPM Supports Statement of Solidarity: Advancing Health, Reinforcing Peace2020-05-01T07:37:09+01:00

Migrants and mayors are the unsung heroes of COVID-19. Here’s why

2020-04-24T15:46:14+01:00

Mayoral employees deliver food to a poor Bogota neighbourhood, April 2020 Image: REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez 24 Apr 2020 Robert MuggahFounder, SecDev Group and Igarapé Institute Vittoria ZanusoExecutive Director, Mayors Migration Council In every crisis it is the poor, sick, disabled, homeless and displaced who suffer the most. The COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. Migrants and refugees, [...]

Migrants and mayors are the unsung heroes of COVID-19. Here’s why2020-04-24T15:46:14+01:00

Inside the #MayorsActNow Campaign

2020-05-19T20:00:57+01:00

Inside the #MayorsActNow Campaign April 22, 2020 Blog written by Baharan Andishmand and Pietro d’Arcano The Global Parliament of Mayors initiated the Corona Crisis: Mayors Act Now Campaign to keep mayors informed and connected during the biggest global challenge of the 21st century, but pandemic preparedness is no new priority for the GPM. In 2018, [...]

Inside the #MayorsActNow Campaign2020-05-19T20:00:57+01:00

Mayor Leoluca Orlando (Palermo) asks EU Mayors to support EU petition COVID-19

2020-04-22T15:48:15+01:00

Call from Mayor Leoluca Orlando of Palermo and GPM Executive Committee member: The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has recently declared that “we need a Marshall Plan for Europe”. I am contacting you to ask you to join our initiative and relaunch it together with Mayors from all around Europe, by [...]

Mayor Leoluca Orlando (Palermo) asks EU Mayors to support EU petition COVID-192020-04-22T15:48:15+01:00

Joint letter Mayors Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris and Milan to ask for no austerity as way out of Covid-19 crisis

2020-04-22T15:50:48+01:00

In a joint letter published together with the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, Amsterdam, Femke Halsema, Milan, Giuseppe Sala and Barcelona, Ada Colau; Mayors have asked the European Union to not apply austerity measures as a way out of the economic crisis resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. Colau, Hidalgo, Halsema and Sala believe that the response [...]

Joint letter Mayors Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris and Milan to ask for no austerity as way out of Covid-19 crisis2020-04-22T15:50:48+01:00

Redesigning The COVID-19 City

2020-04-21T12:31:51+01:00

Opinion: Redesigning The COVID-19 City April 20, 20207:15 PM ET Robert Muggah is a principal of the SecDev Group and cofounder of the Igarape Institute. His latest book, Terra Incognita, co-authored with Ian Goldin, focuses on the systemic threats facing our world. Thomas Ermacora is a city futurist, regeneration architect and technology investor, co-author of Recoded City: [...]

Redesigning The COVID-19 City2020-04-21T12:31:51+01:00