2022-09-14T12:09:06+02:00

September 14, 2022 – On September 13, the first-ever meeting of G7 Ministers for Urban Development took place in Potsdam, Germany. GPM Chair Mayor Peter Kurz (Mannheim, Germany) was invited by Minster Klara Geywitz to represent the Urban7 at this groundbreaking meeting. GPM Chair Mayor Kurz exchanged intensively with the ministers on topics ranging from [...]

2022-09-14T12:09:06+02:00

GPM Chair Mayor Kurz Joins Groundbreaking G7 Ministers Meeting on Urban Development

2022-11-10T11:08:54+01:00

September 14, 2022 – On September 13, the first-ever meeting of G7 Ministers for Urban Development took place in Potsdam, Germany. GPM Chair Mayor Peter Kurz (Mannheim, Germany) was invited by Minster Klara Geywitz to represent Urban7 at this groundbreaking meeting. GPM Chair Mayor Kurz exchanged intensively with the ministers on topics ranging from climate [...]

GPM Chair Mayor Kurz Joins Groundbreaking G7 Ministers Meeting on Urban Development2022-11-10T11:08:54+01:00

Call to Action to Prevent long-term Global Food Crisis

2022-09-14T12:09:10+02:00

21 July, 2021 - As UN Secretary-General António Guterres argued, "there is enough food in our world now for everyone, if we act together." But we must act now. The Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) calls on governments, international financial institutions, and other relevant institutions to take urgent action to solve the short-term crisis and prevent [...]

Call to Action to Prevent long-term Global Food Crisis2022-09-14T12:09:10+02:00

Major Progress for Urban7 Alliance in G7 Process

2022-09-15T12:38:14+02:00

7 July, 2022 - Cities have a transformative power. They can offer immense contributions to the overarching goal of progress towards an equitable world and our striving for a sustainable planet, economic stability, healthy lives, investment in a better future, and being stronger together. These are the action fields defined by the German G7 Presidency [...]

Major Progress for Urban7 Alliance in G7 Process2022-09-15T12:38:14+02:00

The Global Parliament of Mayors stands in solidarity with Freetown Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE

2022-11-10T11:09:49+01:00

July, 2022 – Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE was elected as Mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone, in March 2018. Since assuming office, her work to #TransformFreetown has gained international attention for its inclusive and data-driven approach. She is a valued member of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) and the most recent recipient of the prestigious Dr. Benjamin [...]

The Global Parliament of Mayors stands in solidarity with Freetown Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE2022-11-10T11:09:49+01:00

ANCI Sicilia and GPM start Associated Partnership

2022-09-14T12:10:11+02:00

Katowice, June 2022 - The Sicilian branch of the National Association of Italian Cities (ANCI) and the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) have signed a letter of intent to start an Associated Partnership. The Associated Partnership will include a representation of two Sicilian mayors in the GPM. Leoluca Orlando, President of the Sicilian branch of [...]

ANCI Sicilia and GPM start Associated Partnership2022-09-14T12:10:11+02:00

Mayors Debate Democratic, Inclusive, and Innovative Change in Cities at the GPM Annual Summit 2022

2022-09-14T12:11:03+02:00

Katowice, June, 2022 – Over 45 mayors representing 20 countries, leaders of city networks, and representatives of international organisations came together at the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) Annual Summit. The event was hosted by Mayor Marcin Krupa of Katowice, Poland, with the title: “Transforming Together: How Cities Must Lead Democratic, Inclusive, and Innovative Global [...]

Mayors Debate Democratic, Inclusive, and Innovative Change in Cities at the GPM Annual Summit 20222022-09-14T12:11:03+02:00

Mayors Introduce Global Declaration for Democracy

2022-09-14T12:11:32+02:00

28 June 2022 — Today the German Marshall Fund announced that 51 mayors joined together to advance a Global Declaration of Mayors for Democracy in collaboration with the Global Parliament of Mayors, GMF Cities, and the Pact of Free Cities. Cities are on the front lines of the fight to preserve liberal democracy and defend [...]

Mayors Introduce Global Declaration for Democracy2022-09-14T12:11:32+02:00

Mayors of Ukraine Awarded GPM’s Prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award 2022

2022-09-14T12:12:21+02:00

28 June 2022 - The Global Parliament of Mayors has awarded the prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award to all Ukrainian Mayors, as a symbol of support for their resistance in the face of hostile attacks against and invasions of their cities. Their determination in safeguarding their citizens and territories, and their tenacious focus [...]

Mayors of Ukraine Awarded GPM’s Prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award 20222022-09-14T12:12:21+02:00

Joint Call on raising efforts to end the war in Europe

2022-09-14T12:13:58+02:00

19 April 2022 – “The invasion of Ukraine by Vladimir Putin’s military in violation of international law and the war being waged in the most brutal way is causing more and more human suffering every day, affecting the innocent citizens of Ukraine. A sign of hope is the unprecedented solidarity and unity of the world community [...]

Joint Call on raising efforts to end the war in Europe2022-09-14T12:13:58+02:00