GPM ANNUAL SUMMIT 2021

Mayors

Palermo, Italy

Mayor Leoluca Orlando
Host GPM Summit 2021, Speaker

Mannheim, Germany

Mayor Peter Kurz
Speaker

Braga, Portugal

Mayor Ricardo Rio
Speaker

Bern, Switzerland

Mayor Alec von Graffenried
Speaker

Mafra, Portugal

Mayor Hélder Sousa Silva
Speaker

Afanloum, Cameroon

Mayor Marie Angele Meyanga
Speaker

Quelimane, Cameroon

Mayor Manuel de Araujo
Speaker

Vyas, Nepal

Mayor Baikuntha Neupane
Speaker

Mansakonko Council, the Gambia

Mayor Landing B. Sanneh
Speaker

Nebbi, Uganda

Mayor Geoffrey Ngiriker
Speaker

Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Mayor Hubert Bruls
Speaker

Rochester Hills, USA

Mayor Bryan Barnett
Speaker

Entebbe, Uganda

Mayor Rulinda Fabrice Brad
Speaker

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Mayor Solomon Mguni
Speaker

Cape Town, South Africa

Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson
Represented by Councilor Zahid Badroodien – Speaker

Katowice, Poland

Mayor Marcin Krupa
Speaker

Palmira, Colombia

 Mayor Óscar Escobar
Speaker

Banjul, The Gambia

Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe
Speaker

Jerusalem, Israel

 Deputy Mayor Fleur Hassan-Nahoum
Speaker

Pittsburgh, USA

 Mayor William Peduto
Speaker

Montpellier, France

 Mayor Michaël Delafosse
Speaker

Tirana, Albania

 Mayor Erion Veliaj
Speaker

Bilbao, Spain

Councillor Coordinator Gonzalo Olabarria
Speaker

Dresden, Germany

Deputy Mayor Annekatrin Klepch
Speaker

Wroclaw, Poland

Deputy Mayor Jakub Mazur
Speaker

Gdansk, Poland

Mayor Aleksandra Dulkiewicz

Leicester, UK

Mayor Peter Soulsby

Antsirabe, Madagascar

Mayor Rasamimanana Honoré Gabriel

Mansakonko Council, the Gambia

Deputy Mayor Almamo Ak Ceesay

Wilkinsburg, USA

Mayor Marita Garrett

Iganga, Uganda

Mayor Bamu Lulenzi

Nansana, Uganda

Mayor Regina Nakazzi Bakitte

Bristol, UK

Mayor Marvin Rees

Basse, the Gambia

Mayor Foday Danjo

Konak, Turkey

Mayor Abdül Batur

Montpellier, France

Deputy Mayor Clare Hart

Kabale, Uganda

Mayor Byamugisha Sentaro

Bopolu, Liberia

Mayor Zinnah Norman

Esse, Cameroon

Mayor Martin Ndongo Boune

Keur Maba Diakhou, Sénégal

Mayor Mouhamadou Bamba KA

Bamenda III, Cameroon

Mayor Fongu Cletus Tanwe

Bamenda II, Cameroon

Mayor Peter Chenwi

Monrovia, Liberia

Mayor Jefferson T. Koijee

Hebron, Palestine

Mayor Tayseer Abu Sneineh

Masaka, Uganda

Mayor Florence Namayanja

Kalmunai, Sri Lanka

Mayor Aboobucker Mohamed Rakeeb

Mogadishu, Somalia

Mayor Omar Mohamoud Finnish

Kolkata, India

 Deputy Mayor Atin Ghosh

The Hague, Netherlands

 Mayor Jan van Zanen

Ghent, Belgium

 Mayor Mathias De Clercq

Gbarnga, Liberia

 Mayor Lucia Fannia Herbert

Pobe, Benin

 Mayor Simon Adébayo Dinan

Porto-Novo, Benin

 Mayor Charlemagne Yankoty

Kamuli, Uganda

 Mayor Luwano Azizi

Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

Governor Claudio Benjamín Orrego Larraín

Ohaji LGA, Nigeria

 Mayor Chris Anaco

Eunugu, Nigeria

 Mayor Arinze Amaechina

Tiko, Cameroon

 Deputy Mayor Ikome Valery Ndisa

Isu LGA, Nigeria

 Mayor Ukwue Ndubuisi

Obowo LGA, Nigeria

 Mayor Okoro Moses Okochi

Orsu, Nigeria

 Mayor Emmanuel ThankGod Obumnaeme

Owerri North, Nigeria

 Mayor Lucky Joy Obazee

Voinjama, Liberia

 Mayor Korto Harris

Kakata, Liberia

 Mayor Emmanuel M. Goll

Nwangele, Nigeria

 Mayor Onyeka Kasarachi

Honorable Members

Uganda

Grace Mary Mugasa

Minister of State for Public Service
Former Mayor of Hoima, Uganda
Speaker

Iganga, Uganda

Balaba David
Former mayor
Speaker

Asbury Park, USA

Ed Johnson
Former Mayor Asbury Park, USA
GPM Honorary Member
Speaker

Gagra, Pakistan

Syed Salar Jehan
Former Mayor Gagra
GPM Ambassador

Experts and Guests

Maimunah Mohd Sharif

Executive Director
UN-HABITAT
Speaker

Ivo Daalder

Chair AdCo
President of Chicago Council of Global Affairs
Moderator

Aziza Akhmouch

Head of Local Division on Cities, Urban Policies, and Sustainable Development
OECD
Expert

Rachel Launay

Country Director
British Council Italy
Moderator

Michele Klein Solomon

Regional Director for Central and North America, and the Caribbean
IOM

Kathy Baugh McLeod

Director
Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rocketfeller Foundation Resilience Center
Speaker

Nathalie Röbbel

Head of Urban Health, Social Determinants of Health
World Health Organization
Expert

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Former Head of State (Liberia)
Nobel Peace Prize 2011
Speaker

Graham Alabaster

Head of UN-HABITAT Geneva
Former UN-HABITAT Liaison with the WHO
Keynote Speaker

Doris Sommer

Harvard University
Director of the Cultural Agents Initiative at Harvard University
Expert

Ege Yildirim

Urban Planner
Expert

John Austin

Director Michigan Economic Center.
Nonresident Senior Fellow Brookings Institution & Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Expert

Eric Corijn

Director of the Brussels Academy
Vice-president of the Brussels Studies Institute
Expert

Partners and Organisations

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