THE DR. BENJAMIN BARBER GLOBAL CITIES AWARD
In honor of the organization´s founder Dr. Benjamin Barber, the GPM has established the Dr. Benjamin Barber Global Cities Award to commemorate outstanding action and/or research in relation to strong city leadership and will be awarded on the basis of a candidate’s contribution to advancing the values and principles set out by the GPM.
WINNERS OF THE AWARD (2017 – 2022)
2022: All Ukrainian Mayors
2021: Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr – Freetown- Sierra Leone & Mayor Muriel Bowser – Washington DC, USA
2019: Mayor Pawel Adamowicz – Gdansk, Poland (Awarded post-mortem)
2018: Mayor Zandile Gumede – eThekwini (Durban), South Africa & Mayor Daviz Simango – Beira, Mozambique
2017: Mayor Leoluca Orlando – Palermo, Italy