On September 9, 10, and 11, 2016 mayors from around the globe convened the inaugural Global Parliament of Mayors in The Hague. The successful launch was an idea that came out of Dr. Benjamin Barber’s book If Mayors Ruled the World. To find video, media reports and the Mission Statement that came out of the Global Parliament of Mayors, go to www.globalparliamentofmayors.org.
Mayor Jozias van Aartsen joins Dr. Benjamin Barber, Professors Sheila Foster and Nestor Davidson to announce the inaugural convening of the Global Parliament of Mayors and new Fordham Urban Consortium.
The inaugural Global Parliament of Mayors will convene in The Hague, Netherlands under the leadership of Mayor Jozias van Aartsen on September 10-12, 2016.