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Mayors from around the world sign up for the largest Global Parliament of Mayors Summit which will be held in Bristol, UK

2018-09-26T14:32:06+00:00

The Hague/Bristol – September, 2018. Up to 100 mayors from around the world will participate in the largest and most ambitious Global Parliament of Mayors Summit which will be held in Bristol this autumn (21 to 23 October). The three day event will focus on tackling key global challenges such as migration, urban security and [...]

Mayors from around the world sign up for the largest Global Parliament of Mayors Summit which will be held in Bristol, UK 2018-09-26T14:32:06+00:00

GPM extends condolences on the passing of Kofi Annan

2018-08-20T13:36:16+00:00

GPM Chair Mayor De Lille: "We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Kofi Annan devoted his life to a peaceful, sustainable and equal world for all. His leadership and vision on democracy and human rights were a true inspiration to all leaders of global governance and will [...]

GPM extends condolences on the passing of Kofi Annan 2018-08-20T13:36:16+00:00

Refugees and the city

2018-07-31T18:37:20+00:00

In cooperation with the World Refugee Council, the Centre for International Governance Innovation publishes the World Refugee Council Research Paper Series. The GPM Advisory Committee Co-chair Robert Muggah together with Adriana Erthal Adbenur have contributed to this series by writing: 'Refugees and the City: The Twenty-first-century Front Line'. "Cities are on the front line of forced migration. They [...]

Refugees and the city 2018-07-31T18:37:20+00:00

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

2018-10-11T13:30:31+00:00

Pilar, May 2018 - Pilar's Mayor Nicolás Ducoté: " I celebrate the opportunities 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 2018-10-11T13:30:31+00:00