April 2021


During the high-level event on 20 April, Mayors and city leaders addressed the cities’ preparedness regarding climate-related migration, the financial consequences of migration on sending and receiving cities, as well as the impact these movements have on cultural heritage and city leadership.

November 2020


GPM Webinar Rethinking the city: How mayors respond to the needs of a post-COVID city. This 2-day webinar took place on 12 and 19 November and discussed four thematic themes, Public Health, Urban Sustainability, Culture & Education, Governance & Democracy. Moderated by Dr. Shipra Narang Suri from UN Habitat Urban Practices.

October 2020


GPM Resolution on Violence Reduction
To align to the UN General Assembly’s focus on reducing urban violence and to deliver the Sustainable Development Goal 16 – “to reduce violence everywhere” – together with Pathfinders and the Peace in Our Cities Campaign, the GPM has partnered to reach out to mayors, cities, international organisations and city networks from all over the world to drive a global city-led violence reduction agenda.

June 2020


Webinar the Right to Adequate Housing
The GPM and the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing organised the webinar to discuss the importance of housing adequacy to ensure protection against COVID-19 and focus on challenges faced by local and regional governments to ensure access to safe housing, housing affordability and to prevent and stop evictions of tenants and homeowners. Click here to find more information.

March 2020