Mannheim’s Mayor Peter Kurz declaration on Ukranian detained Mayors

2022-03-17T12:47:45+01:00

17 March, 2022 - “The GPM is appeased to hear the news of the release of Ivan Fedorov, the Mayor of the city of Melitopol. However, Yevhen Matveyev, the Mayor of Dniprorudne is still in the hands of the Russian forces. The GPM strongly condemns the kidnapping and the detention. We reiterate our demand for [...]

Mannheim’s Mayor Peter Kurz declaration on Ukranian detained Mayors2022-03-17T12:47:45+01:00

Strong Urban Alliance Formed to Accompany the German G7 Presidency

2022-09-15T12:43:16+02:00

28 February, 2022 – In January, the G7 Presidency published its program, which highlighted the importance of “harnessing the transformative power of cities.” Cities can offer immense contributions to the goal of “progress for a just world” and the five fields of action defined by the Presidency. To this end, the Association of German Cities, [...]

Strong Urban Alliance Formed to Accompany the German G7 Presidency2022-09-15T12:43:16+02:00

Standing United with Ukrainian Mayors

2022-09-15T12:43:45+02:00

25 February, 2022 - We, mayors, join together in support of the cities, towns, settlements, and villages of Ukraine. Cities everywhere must have a say in determining their own, and our shared, futures. Mayors and city residents are advancing action on democratic practices, economic opportunity and climate change, but they can do none of this [...]

Standing United with Ukrainian Mayors2022-09-15T12:43:45+02:00

Call to Action on Climate Migration Unites Hundreds of Cities Around the World

2022-04-21T14:55:20+02:00

18 November 2021 – Approximately 200 million people are expected to leave their homes due to climate change by 2050, with most of those displaced people moving to cities. Forced migration is the human face of the global climate crisis and cities are sanctuaries for many migrants. Cities in the Global North and South must [...]

Call to Action on Climate Migration Unites Hundreds of Cities Around the World2022-04-21T14:55:20+02:00

Mayors gather for the Global Parliament of Mayors Annual Summit 2021 in Palermo, Italy

2022-09-15T12:51:22+02:00

  22 October, 2021 - Over 75 mayors from around the world came together at the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) Annual Summit “Reset: Cities leading in a New Era”. The mayors discussed pressing global issues, ranging from governance to climate-related migration and public health. Host of the event, Mayor Leoluca Orlando (Palermo, Italy) underlined [...]

Mayors gather for the Global Parliament of Mayors Annual Summit 2021 in Palermo, Italy2022-09-15T12:51:22+02:00

GPM ANNUAL SUMMIT 2021 “RESET: CITIES LEADING IN A NEW ERA”

2022-09-15T12:52:05+02:00

21 October, 2021 - The annual summit of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) 2021, took place for the first time in Italy, hosted by the City and Metropolitan City of Palermo with Mayor Leoluca Orlando, co-founding the GPM. The work took place from 21-23 October 2021 at the Sala Diana in Palazzo Sant'Elia. "The [...]

GPM ANNUAL SUMMIT 2021 “RESET: CITIES LEADING IN A NEW ERA”2022-09-15T12:52:05+02:00

 GPM Annual Summit 2021 Mayors Bowser (Washington DC, USA) and Aki-Sawyerr (Freetown, Sierra Leone) awarded prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award 2021 

2021-10-25T06:11:03+02:00

  Palermo, October 21, 2021 – This year, the Global Parliament of Mayors awarded the prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award to Mayor Muriel Bowser, mayor of Washington DC, USA, and Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone. The award ceremony was part of the opening of the GPM Annual Summit 2021 hosted [...]

 GPM Annual Summit 2021 Mayors Bowser (Washington DC, USA) and Aki-Sawyerr (Freetown, Sierra Leone) awarded prestigious Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award 2021 2021-10-25T06:11:03+02:00

Three GPM Mayors Honored for Outstanding Leadership

2021-09-14T13:17:51+02:00

14 September, 2021 - Three members of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) were honored for their leadership by the City Mayors Foundation. GPM Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) was announced the joint winner of the World Mayor Prize 2021, along with Mayor Philippe Rio of Grigny, France. The GPM’s Chair, Mayor Peter Kurz [...]

Three GPM Mayors Honored for Outstanding Leadership2021-09-14T13:17:51+02:00

Mayors Debate Climate Migration with National and UN Officials

2022-09-15T12:53:33+02:00

7 July, 2021 - 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 development challenges related to climate change and related migration [...]

Mayors Debate Climate Migration with National and UN Officials2022-09-15T12:53:33+02:00

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

2022-09-15T12:58:25+02:00

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 Chair2022-09-15T12:58:25+02:00