Ambassador Ivo Daalder, President Chicago Council on Global Affairs, named GPM Advisory Committee Chair

2021-05-14T10:56:40+01:00

12 May 2021 – Ivo Daalder will take on the role of Chair of the Advisory Committee of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM). He succeeds Professor Sheila Foster (Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA) and Dr. Robert Muggah (Igarapé Institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), who led the committee from 2017-2020. Ambassador Daalder is president of [...]

Ambassador Ivo Daalder, President Chicago Council on Global Affairs, named GPM Advisory Committee Chair2021-05-14T10:56:40+01:00

Coalition of City Leaders push for Climate Action

2021-05-05T14:30:37+01:00

21 April 2021 – More than twenty Mayors and city leaders representing 19 countries from around the world convened online yesterday to discuss the urgent issue of climate-forced displacement. They debated how to move forward both in their own communities to protect their citizens from the threats of climate change, and together as a governance [...]

Coalition of City Leaders push for Climate Action2021-05-05T14:30:37+01:00

Statement on Violence and Chaos at US Capitol Washington DC

2021-01-07T18:40:02+01:00

8 January 2021 - The GPM stands united with US Conference of Mayors. We have watched the scene unfold at the US Capitol in horror. This lawlessness and violence have no place in a democracy. As disturbing as the images coming out of Washington are, they are sadly unsurprising given the US president’s incendiary comments [...]

Statement on Violence and Chaos at US Capitol Washington DC2021-01-07T18:40:02+01:00

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