Press releases

GPM Open Letter included in UN report

2020-09-22T14:04:50+01:00

Cities as UN partners for the future of multilateralism 22 September 2020 - At yesterday’s UN high level meeting of Heads of State and Government to commemorate the UN 75th anniversary Secretary-General Guterres presented the UN report “The future we want, the United Nations we need” that reflects on the outcome of the global conversation [...]

GPM Open Letter included in UN report2020-09-22T14:04:50+01:00

Press Release: Representatives of hundreds of cities call for halving violence by 2030

2020-09-30T13:21:38+01:00

21 September 2020 - Today Mayor Marvin Rees (Bristol, UK), member of the Executive Committee of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) will deliver an international resolution to accelerate efforts to halve violence by 2030 to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres. The GPM, together with Peace In Our Cities, launched this resolution [...]

Press Release: Representatives of hundreds of cities call for halving violence by 20302020-09-30T13:21:38+01:00

Press Release UN75: UN and Cities of The World

2020-09-21T10:19:03+01:00

10 September 2020 – The Mayors that gather in the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) urge the United Nations to recognize the important role of cities for a multilateral and rules-based international political system and launch a global dialogue with cities with the aim of an institutional reform which will lead to a formalised participation [...]

Press Release UN75: UN and Cities of The World2020-09-21T10:19:03+01:00

The City of Braga (Portugal) first International GPM Talent Cities Hub in 2020

2020-01-07T11:32:30+01:00

Braga/The Hague, November - At the Annual Summit 2019 of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM), Mayor Ricardo Rio (Braga, Portugal) presented Braga as model for the creation of the 1st International Talent Hub in 2020, as part of the 'GPM Talent Cities Programme’. “Cities now need active policies to promote [...]

The City of Braga (Portugal) first International GPM Talent Cities Hub in 20202020-01-07T11:32:30+01:00

Press release: A decade of change, shaping multilevel governance on a global scale

2019-11-18T15:00:40+01:00

A decade of change: shaping multilevel governance on a global scale Durban, November 2019 – About 75 mayors and city network leaders from all around the world gathered in Durban last week to convene on the topics of multilevel governance, migration, urban security and health, reflecting the pressing issues of the world. The outcome of [...]

Press release: A decade of change, shaping multilevel governance on a global scale2019-11-18T15:00:40+01:00

Mayors Mannheim, Columbia, Hoima and Braga new Daily Board of the Global Parliament of Mayors

2019-11-13T10:24:56+01:00

PRESS RELEASE  Global Parliament of Mayors Durban, South Africa – Mayor Peter Kurz of Mannheim (Germany), Steve Benjamin of Columbia SC (USA), Grace Mary Mugasa of Hoima (Uganda) and Ricardo Rio of Braga (Portugal) are the new Daily Board members of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM). At GPM’s Annual General Meeting in Durban, South [...]

Mayors Mannheim, Columbia, Hoima and Braga new Daily Board of the Global Parliament of Mayors2019-11-13T10:24:56+01:00

Mayor Pawel Adamowicz posthumously awarded prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award

2019-11-12T10:00:15+01:00

PRESS RELEASE GPM Annual Summit 2019 The Hague, November 11, 2019 – The Global Parliament of Mayors posthumously awarded the prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award to late Mayor Pawel Adamowicz of the city of Gdansk, Poland. The award ceremony was part of the GPM Annual Summit 2019 hosted by Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda in [...]

Mayor Pawel Adamowicz posthumously awarded prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award2019-11-12T10:00:15+01:00

Press Release Fourth ambitious Annual Summit

2019-09-30T18:14:42+01:00

PRESS RELEASE Fourth ambitious Annual Summit of the Global Parliament of Mayors in Durban, South Africa, 9-11 November The Hague/Durban, 30 September 2019 – Mayors from African, Asian, European and US cities are signing up for the ambitious Annual Summit of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) which will be held in Durban, South-Africa, from [...]

Press Release Fourth ambitious Annual Summit2019-09-30T18:14:42+01:00

Lord Wei newest addition to the Advisory Committee

2019-06-03T13:43:41+01:00

The Hague, June 3, 2019 – On behalf of the Global Parliament of Mayors Advisory Committee it is an honour to announce Lord Wei as newest Member of the Advisory Committee. Lord Wei is expected to be of exceptional value to strengthen the focus on structural financial support for the GPM. The Global Parliament of [...]

Lord Wei newest addition to the Advisory Committee2019-06-03T13:43:41+01:00

Launch of the GPM Talent Cities Programme

2019-01-31T10:31:27+01:00

PRESS RELEASE Partnership Global Parliament of Mayors and New Learning Ventures Launch of the GPM Talent Cities Programme The Hague, January 31, 2019 – The Global Parliament of Mayors and New Learning Ventures (Delaware/USA) will work together to create GPM Talent Cities. The GPM Talent Cities programme aims to develop tailor made projects in cities [...]

Launch of the GPM Talent Cities Programme2019-01-31T10:31:27+01:00