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GPM Statement on Protest Against Police Brutality and Discrimination

2020-06-25T13:34:11+01:00

10 June 2020 – The world is watching the nation-wide demonstrations in the United States. Citizens across the country are standing up against violent acts of injustice. The demonstrations and unified acts of protests stem from the history of systemic economic inequality, political exclusion and the erosion of hope that have found expression in protests [...]

GPM Statement on Protest Against Police Brutality and Discrimination2020-06-25T13:34:11+01:00

Report Safer Cities for All Webinar by UN Habitat and the GPM

2020-06-25T13:20:00+01:00

28 May 2020 - Had there been no COVID-19 pandemic, the Partners Consultative Meeting of the Global Network on Safer Cities (GNSC) would have been as important but very different. We would have celebrated our 25 years of work actualised in the development and adoption of United Nations System-wide Guidelines on Safer Cities and Human [...]

Report Safer Cities for All Webinar by UN Habitat and the GPM2020-06-25T13:20:00+01:00

Global Urban Safety and Security

2020-07-20T13:59:56+01:00

27 May 2020 - GPM Chair Peter Kurz, Mayor of Mannheim, together with the Executive Director of UN-Habitat, the UN Human Settlements Programme, Maimunah Mohd Sharif, opened a two-day online conference on worldwide urban safety and security. The webinar was organised jointly by UN-Habitat and the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM), of which the Mayor [...]

Global Urban Safety and Security2020-07-20T13:59:56+01:00

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

2020-06-25T13:20:59+01:00

1 May 2020 - 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 Pandemic2020-06-25T13:20:59+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

2020-06-25T13:22:50+01:00

24 April 2020 - 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, people who shed one life in search for another, are among the most at risk. This is because they are often confined to sub-standard and overcrowded homes, [...]

Migrants and mayors are the unsung heroes of COVID-19. Here’s why2020-06-25T13:22:50+01:00

Inside the #MayorsActNow Campaign

2020-06-25T13:25:59+01:00

April 22, 2020 - 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, mayors supported the GPM Bristol Declaration, which was established with the [...]

Inside the #MayorsActNow Campaign2020-06-25T13:25:59+01:00