GPM Summit 2021 Update

2021-09-14T12:44:14+01:00

Unfortunately, due to restrictions and uncertainties caused by the ongoing pandemic, the GPM will not be able to hold this year’s summit in person. Instead, the debates will be held virtually with the participation of mayors from around the world. We encourage you to register and join us on October 21st & 22nd, 2021. Your voice [...]

GPM Summit 2021 Update2021-09-14T12:44:14+01:00

GPM endorses Global Mayors Joint Statement: Welcome Afghan Refugees

2021-09-14T11:57:00+01:00

26 August, 2021 - The GPM supports the Global Mayors Joint Statement: Welcome Afghan Refugees Now to call on national governments to immediately open their doors to Afghan refugees and provide the resources needed to facilitate resettlement, while encouraging donors and other mayors to take steps needed to provide humanitarian support to refugees and asylum [...]

GPM endorses Global Mayors Joint Statement: Welcome Afghan Refugees2021-09-14T11:57:00+01:00

Summary Side Event HLPF Climate Change and Human Mobility

2021-09-14T11:54:12+01:00

7 July 2021 - On July 6 the British Council, C40 Cities-Mayors Migration Council Global Mayors Task Force on Climate and Migration (C40-MMC Task Force), the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM), and International Organization for Migration (IOM) have joined and hosted a side event of the UN High Level Political Forum on climate change and [...]

Summary Side Event HLPF Climate Change and Human Mobility2021-09-14T11:54:12+01:00

Support the Call to Action

2021-11-18T15:59:04+01:00

Some 21.5 million people per year on average over the past decade have had to flee their homes due to climate related reasons. By 2050, over 200 million people will be forced to leave their homes because of climate change. Mayors are optimally placed to address local challenges associated with [...]

Support the Call to Action2021-11-18T15:59:04+01:00

Four GPM Mayors finalists World Mayor Prize 2021

2021-09-14T11:56:13+01:00

World Mayor Prize 2021 13 July, 2021 - The GPM is very proud to announce that GPM Mayors Kurz (Mannheim, Germany, GPM Chair), Rio (Braga, Portugal, GPM Treasurer), Aki-Sawyerr (Freetown, Sierra Leone), and Aboutaleb (Rotterdam, the Netherlands) have been included as finalists for the 2021 World Mayor Prize. The winners of the 2021 World Mayor [...]

Four GPM Mayors finalists World Mayor Prize 20212021-09-14T11:56:13+01:00

Press Release: Mayors Debate Climate Migration with National and UN Officials

2021-07-08T14:59:42+01:00

7 July, 2021 - Global Coalition of City Leaders Push for Climate Action On Tuesday, July 6, mayors from around the world came together with representatives of national governments and UN officials at an official side event of the United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (UN HLPF 2021) to discuss the pressing [...]

Press Release: Mayors Debate Climate Migration with National and UN Officials2021-07-08T14:59:42+01:00

Partnering through Culture, Heritage and Art for Resilient and Inclusive Recovery

2021-07-15T15:19:57+01:00

WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2021,17:00-19:30 UTC (click here to convert to your local time zone) Language: English REGISTER HERE Partnering through Culture, Heritage and Art for Resilient and Inclusive Recovery Culture is now recognized as the fourth dimension of sustainable development, and one that permeates all other aspects of it. With a unique ability to support resilience and [...]

Partnering through Culture, Heritage and Art for Resilient and Inclusive Recovery2021-07-15T15:19:57+01:00

Climate and Human Mobility: Working with Mayors to Advance SDGs 10 and 13

2021-06-30T12:04:56+01:00

  Registration has now opened: https://gpm628089.typeform.com/to/cKP584bN    The British Council, C40 Cities-Mayors Migration Council Global Mayors Task Force on Climate and Migration (C40-MMC Task Force), the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM), and International Organization for Migration (IOM) join together to host a side event of the UN High Level Political Forum on climate change and [...]

Climate and Human Mobility: Working with Mayors to Advance SDGs 10 and 132021-06-30T12:04:56+01:00

GPM Mayor Mugasa appointed Minister of State Public Service in Uganda

2021-06-29T00:10:56+01:00

22 June 2021 - The GPM congratulates Grace-Mary Mugasa, former mayor of Hoima, Uganda, on her recent appointment as Minister of State for Public Service in Uganda. Former Mayor Mugasa is one of the founders of the Global Parliament of Mayors in 2016 and was 2nd Vice-Chair of the GPM Executive Committee until her appointment [...]

GPM Mayor Mugasa appointed Minister of State Public Service in Uganda2021-06-29T00:10:56+01:00