May 2019


GPM Resolution accepted at the 1st UN Habitat Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya.

March 2019


UN Habitat and¬†Mannheim work towards accreditation of the GPM and sign “MoU”.

February 2019

GPM Meeting Mannheim

GPM Co-Chair Peter Kurz, Mayor of Mannheim, hosted the GPM meeting with Mayors Marvin Rees of Bristol (UK), Lutfi Haziri of Gjilan (Kosovo), Grace Mary Mugasa of Hoima (Uganda) and Zandile Gumede of Durban (South Africa). Also Honorary Members of the GPM were present, former mayors Ed Johnson of Asbury Park (USA) and Daniel Termont of Ghent (Belgium).

January 2019


Launch of the “Talent Cities” project by New Learning Ventures.

October 2018


On the 22nd of October Patricia de Lille steps down as a Mayor. Mayors Marvin Rees and Peter Kurz get appointed as co-chairs at the General Meeting of the GPM during the Annual Summit in Bristol.