The GPM Welcomes Mayor Eckart Würzner of Heidelberg, Germany

2024-02-08T14:41:51+01:00

8 February 2024 - The GPM is thrilled to announce that Mayor Eckart Würzner of Heidelberg has joined the Global Parliament of Mayors, further amplifying his commitment to global cooperation and sustainable urban development. A prominent figure in environmental advocacy and municipal governance, Mayor Würzner brings a wealth of experience to the Global Parliament of [...]

The GPM Welcomes Mayor Eckart Würzner of Heidelberg, Germany2024-02-08T14:41:51+01:00

The GPM welcomes Mayor Stevčo Jakimovski of Karpoš, North Macedonia

2024-02-05T15:24:44+01:00

06 February 2024 - The GPM is delighted to welcome its newest member, Mayor Stevčo Jakimovski of Karpoš, North Macedonia. Stevčo Jakimovski is a Macedonian politician and leader of the Citizen Option for Macedonia, a political party he founded in 2013. He is Mayor of the Karpoš Municipality as well as a former member of [...]

The GPM welcomes Mayor Stevčo Jakimovski of Karpoš, North Macedonia2024-02-05T15:24:44+01:00

The GPM welcomes Mayor Blerim Bexheti of Saraj, North Macedonia

2024-02-05T15:00:57+01:00

05 February 2024 - The GPM is pleased to announce the addition of Mayor Blerim Bexheti of Saraj, North Macedonia, as a new GPM member. Mayor Bexheti brings a rich background in public service, including roles as a senior associate in the Ministry of Justice (2002-2005), a Member of Parliament (2006), and various committee positions [...]

The GPM welcomes Mayor Blerim Bexheti of Saraj, North Macedonia2024-02-05T15:00:57+01:00

Press Release: GPM Annual Summit 2023 in Skopje, North Macedonia

2023-11-21T11:27:44+01:00

Global Parliament of Mayors Annual Summit 2023 Empowering, Engaging, and Caring Cities: Delivering Democracy and Development with the Next Generations Skopje, November 2023 - Around 100 participants, including mayors & deputy mayors, as well as leaders of city networks, and representatives of international organisations came together at the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) Annual Summit. The [...]

Press Release: GPM Annual Summit 2023 in Skopje, North Macedonia2023-11-21T11:27:44+01:00

Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe Awarded GPM’s Prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award 2023

2023-11-17T22:16:15+01:00

17 November 2023 This year, the Global Parliament of Mayors awarded the prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award to Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe of Banjul, The Gambia. The award ceremony was part of the opening of the GPM Annual Summit 2023 hosted by Danela Arsovska, Mayor of Skopje, North Macedonia The dr. Benjamin Barber [...]

Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe Awarded GPM’s Prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award 20232023-11-17T22:16:15+01:00

GPM Welcomes Mayor Alix Desulme of North Miami, Florida

2023-10-12T15:26:33+02:00

12 October 2023-  The GPM is delighted to welcome Mayor Alix Desulme of North Miami, Florida. Mayor Desulme was first elected into office in 2009, in a city-wide election, making history as the first Black City Clerk of the City of North Miami. He held the distinction as the youngest and the first Haitian American [...]

GPM Welcomes Mayor Alix Desulme of North Miami, Florida2023-10-12T15:26:33+02:00

GPM Welcomes Mayor Ion Ceban of Chișinău, Moldova

2023-09-14T16:33:28+02:00

15 September 2023-  The GPM is delighted to welcome Mayor Ion Ceban of Chisinau, Moldova.  Mayor Ion Ceban is a Moldovan politician, current mayor of Chișinău, the capital of Moldova. He is also the leader of pro-European National Alternative Movement party (Mișcarea Alternativa Națională or MAN). Mayor Ceban was Vice President of the Moldovan parliament [...]

GPM Welcomes Mayor Ion Ceban of Chișinău, Moldova2023-09-14T16:33:28+02:00

GPM Welcomes Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis of Athens, Greece

2023-09-14T11:16:26+02:00

14 September 2023-  The GPM is delighted to welcome Mayor Kosta Bakoyannis of Athens, Greece.  Kostas Bakoyannis studied history and international relations at Brown University in Rhode Island and graduated from Harvard with a Masters in Public Administration. Mayor Bakoyannis previously served as mayor of the town of Karpenisi in Evrytania, later he was popularly elected [...]

GPM Welcomes Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis of Athens, Greece2023-09-14T11:16:26+02:00

Rainer Kern is appointed as new GPM Executive Director

2023-09-12T10:04:41+02:00

The Global Parliament of Mayors  has named Rainer Kern as its new Executive Director, succeeding Caroline Schep, who recently stepped down. Kern, an experienced leader in international governance and urban affairs, will bring fresh perspectives to the organization. GPM Chair Mayor Rio praises the role both of them had in the organization: “Caroline Schep is [...]

Rainer Kern is appointed as new GPM Executive Director2023-09-12T10:04:41+02:00

Webinar: Caring Cities: Youth Engagement in Policy Development, Democratic Processes, and the Labor Market

2023-09-06T14:48:51+02:00

The Global Parliament of Mayors and the City of Monrovia are joining forces to host an insightful webinar titled Caring Cities: Youth Engagement in Policy Development, Democratic Processes, and the Labor Market. The webinar scheduled for September 15 at 15:00 CEST and will focus on policies that cities can enact to foster the engagement of [...]

Webinar: Caring Cities: Youth Engagement in Policy Development, Democratic Processes, and the Labor Market2023-09-06T14:48:51+02:00
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