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Former mayors de Lille, van Aartsen, Johnson appointed as GPM Honorary Members

2018-10-31T11:32:06+00:00

Bristol, November, 2018 - The General Meeting of the Global Parliament of Mayors has appointed Patricia de Lille, former mayor of Cape Town (South Africa), Jozias van Aartsen, former mayor of The Hague and Amsterdam (the Netherlands), and Ed Johnson, former mayor of Asbury Park (USA), as the first Honorary [...]

Former mayors de Lille, van Aartsen, Johnson appointed as GPM Honorary Members 2018-10-31T11:32:06+00:00

Global Parliament of Mayors gather for the Bristol Declaration 2018

2018-10-30T16:12:12+00:00

Bristol, 23 October 2018 - More than 80 mayors and city network leaders from six continents gathered in Bristol to convene on the topics of migration, urban security and health, reflecting the pressing issues of the world. The outcome of the debates between mayors led to the Bristol Declaration of the 2018 Annual Summit of the [...]

Global Parliament of Mayors gather for the Bristol Declaration 2018 2018-10-30T16:12:12+00:00

Mayors Zandile Gumede and Daviz Simango share 2018 Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award

2018-10-22T11:52:11+00:00

Bristol – 21 October. The 2018 Annual Summit of the Global Parliament of Mayors kicked off Sunday evening at the Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery by awarding not one by two Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Awards. Mayor Zandile Gumede of Durban, South Africa was awarded for her devotion to human rights, health, safety, [...]

Mayors Zandile Gumede and Daviz Simango share 2018 Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award 2018-10-22T11:52:11+00:00

New Member: Ricardo Rio – Braga, Portugal

2019-01-17T10:18:57+00:00

Braga, Ocotber 2018 - Braga's Mayor Rio: "Braga is an open city to the world and values the exchange of experiences, interchange and international partnerships. To be a member of Global Parliament of Mayors is very important to the city of Braga and I expect to make an important contribution with my fellow mayors to improve [...]

New Member: Ricardo Rio – Braga, Portugal 2019-01-17T10:18:57+00:00

How the developing world can kickstart the smart cities revolution

2018-10-11T09:58:32+00:00

GPM Co-Chair together with Sidewalk Labs have written an interesting article on why smart city experts should be looking to emerging markets. "‘Smart city’ technologies rarely address the most important challenges of low and medium-income cities" Do you want to read more on how the developing world can kickstart the smart cities revolution? Click here  [...]

How the developing world can kickstart the smart cities revolution 2018-10-11T09:58:32+00:00

New Member: Mayor Baikuntha Nath Neupane – Vyas, Nepal

2018-12-06T11:16:11+00:00

. Vyas, October 2018 - Mayor Neupane: "I expect the Global Parliaments of Mayors to be the best platform to share ideas and practices in the field of civic engagement, urban solutions, gender equality and climate change. From our GPM membership we expect new international relationship and global strategic partnerships that will contribute to the [...]

New Member: Mayor Baikuntha Nath Neupane – Vyas, Nepal 2018-12-06T11:16:11+00:00

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