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Global Philadelphia Association Announces Former Mayor Michael Nutter as Honoree for the 2023 World Heritage City Celebration








Press Release: 

Global Philadelphia Celebrates World Heritage Week, Honoring Philadelphia’s Recognition as The First World Heritage City in The United States








Global Philadelphia Unveils New Sustainability-Themed Public Mural at St. Mary's Interparochial School, Kick-Starting 2023 World Heritage Week Celebrations









PRESS RELEASE: Global Philadelphia Association Unveils New Public Mural on Market Street in West Philly











PRESS RELEASE: Global Philadelphia Association and Philadelphia International Airport Showcase Public Sustainable Development Goals Expo









PRESS RELEASE: Global Philadelphia Association Presents Their Donation to the World Heritage City of Lviv, Ukraine












PRESS RELEASE: Global Philadelphia Unveils New Public Art Mural at The Academcy of Natural Sciences, Promoting Accessibility to Safe Clean Water & Sanitation Sources















PRESS RELEASE: Global Philadelphia Unveils New Public Art Mural at FDR Park, Promoting Accessibility to Reliable, Clean Energy Sources










PRESS RELEASE: Global Philadelphia Association Names 2022 Globys Awards Winners, Honoring the Global Impact Made by Six Philadelphia Leaders







PRESS RELEASE: Philadelphia Business Journal and People on the Move: Zabeth Teelucksingh







PRESS RELEASE: Global Philadelphia Hosts 2022 World Heritage City Celebration, Honoring Philadelphia's 7th Anniversary as the First World Heritage City in the United States







PRESS RELEASE: Global Philadlephia Unveils New Community Mural in Coordination with Juneteenth at Project HOME Women of Change Promoting Just, Peaceful, and Inclusive Societies











PRESS RELEASE: Global Philadlephia Unveils New Public Mural at Kipp West Philadelphia Elementary Academy, Promoting Sustainable Cities and Communities








PRESS RELEASE: Global Philadelphia Celebrates World Heritage Week, Honoring Philadelphia's Recognition as the First World Heritage City in the United States








MEDIA ALERT: Global Philadelphia Unveils New Education Themed Mural at Saint Joseph's University In Partnership with Mural Arts School and School District of Philadelphia








PRESS RELEASE: How Philadelphia is Celebrating 40 Years of International Monuments and Sites





PRESS RELEASE: The Kleinman Center for Energy Policy and Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) announce artist Eliza Nobles, who will paint Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #7 Affordable and Clean Energy




PRESS RELEASE: Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) to unveil its fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) public art mural - SDG#10 Reduced Inequalities









PRESS RELEASE: Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) will unveil Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)# 1 – NO POVERTY public art mural created by artist Gabe Tiberino






PRESS RELEASE: Global Philadelphia Association to Host Philadelphia’s 6th Annual World Heritage City Celebration Honoring NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell


PRESS RELEASE: Temple University Office of International Affairs partners with Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) public art project on SDG #10 – Reduced Inequalities
June 7, 2021


PRESS RELEASE: Philadelphia to Celebrate “World Heritage Week” May 24-28
May 17, 2021



PRESS RELEASE: Philadelphia’s National Historic Landmarks Welcome Visitors Back
April 9, 2021



PRESS RELEASE: GPA Sustainable Development Goals Campaign
February 1, 2021




PRESS RELEASE: The 6th Annual Globy Awards
Five Philadelphia Stars with Globally Significant Achievements to be honored Dec. 14 by Global Philadelphia Association
November 9, 2020









PRESS RELEASE: Global Philadelphia Association to Host Philadelphia’s 5th Annual World Heritage City Celebration with Star-Studded Virtual Benefit on Sept. 10 
August 27, 2020



PRESS RELEASE: Japanese Coloring Book (Global) 
June 8, 2020












PRESS RELEASE: Japanese Coloring Book
June 8, 2020











May 22, 2020









April 27, 2020







Press Release: GPA Hosts Fifth Annual Globy Awards in Recognition of Philadelphia’s Global Citizens

November 6, 2019

September 30, 2019
August 20, 2019
September 4, 2019
December 9, 2018
November 27, 2018
November 1, 2018
September 18, 2018
September 6, 2018





Press release: GPA announces 2017 Globy Awards honorees

November 16, 2017







Press release: CNN News Anchor Jake Tapper to Keynote 2017 Philadelphia World Heritage City Celebration August 10, 2017





Philly is in the Travel + Leisure's list of 50 top places to travel in 2017!

When it comes to places to visit in the new year, Philadelphia should be at the top of travelers’ short lists, according to Travel + Leisure magazine.
December 8, 2016











May 26, 2016





GPA-PRESS-RELEASE- DECEMBER 11 The Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) will mark its fifth anniversary by holding a Global Ideas Summit and Awards Ceremony at its annual meeting on Monday, December 14. The Ideas Summit portion will focus on Philadelphia’s recent designation as the first World Heritage City in the United States. At the reception to follow, the GPA will honor four distinguished recipients of its first “Globy” Awards, each a leader in our community who has made significant contributions to the Philadelphia region and its international heritage and stature.


December 11, 2015



Presented by the Global Philadelphia Association, GlobalPhilly™2015 has already attracted over 34,000 people to 74 events during the first half of its two-month exposition. GlobalPhilly 2015 aims to enhance the international stature of Philadelphia. Events and programs are centered on international themes and issues through November 15.
October 13, 2015




The event was observed to day at Conversation Hall in City Hall by the members of the World Heritage Cities Steering Committee, a joint committee of the City of Philadelphia and the Global Philadelphia Association.
September 9, 2015





Steve Highsmith, from PHL17, interviewed John Smith, III and Zabeth Teelucksingh, about GlobalPhilly 2015, the Philadelphia International Exposition happening on September 15th - November 15th 2015!
August 31, 2015






 GlobalPhilly™ 2015 Aims to Enhance International Stature of Philadelphia - International Exposition Will Offer 150 Events from September 15 to November 15

The birthplace of American democracy is ready to take center stage as a truly global city. That’s the driving principle behind GlobalPhilly™ 2015, a 60-day international exposition that will celebrate and showcase Philadelphia and its diverse heritage and strengths from September 15 through November 15.
August 26, 2015
GlobalPhilly 2015 appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer today!
August 26, 2015


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