13 October 2022 – The Global Parliament of Mayors congratulates GPM Mayor Óscar Escobar from Palmira, Colombia, for winning the UCLG Peace Prize 2022!

The city of Palmira was crowned winner of the UCLG Peace Prize 2022 during the 7th World Congress and Summit of Local and Regional Leaders in Daejeon, South Korea for the initiative PAZOS.

The UCLG Peace Prize emphasizes the importance of local governments in conflict prevention, peacebuilding, and post-conflict reconstruction in fragile contexts all over the world. To read more on the nomination of the city of Palmira for the UCLG Peace Prize 2022, please click here.