The Green Fiscal Policy Network organizes regional workshops and other events on topics related to the role of fiscal policies in the transition to an inclusive green economy. Information on upcoming, recent and past events organised by the Network, our partners and other organisations can be found below.
The Global Academy on the Green Economy will take place from the 14 to the 18 of October 2019, in Turin, Italy. This learning event is organized in conjunction with the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), it is designed to build capacities for the promotion of inclusive green economies that create income and jobs, reduce poverty and inequality, and protect the environment. Learning sessions are designed to equip policy-makers, technical staff and practitioners with the knowledge and skills…Find out more »
Global energy consumption rose strongly in 2018 along with energy-related CO2 emissions, reaching a new all-time high. This is disconcerting, as meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement will require deep cuts in emissions. Taxing polluting sources of energy is an effective way to curb emissions that harm the planet and human health. Where do countries stand in deploying energy and carbon taxes to reach environmental and climate goals? How can governments step up efforts? Join Jonas Teusch from the…Find out more »
The OECD will hold its 2019 Green Growth and Sustainable Development (GGSD) Forum on the theme of “Greening heavy and extractive industries: innovation and fiscal implications” in Paris, between the 26 and 27 of November. The Forum will address how the shift to a circular and low-carbon economy, which is required to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (among others) on Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12) and on Climate Action (SDG 13), might impact on future demand and business models…Find out more »