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.
Green Budget Europe (GBE), together with the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) and the Ex’Tax Project Foundation from the Netherlands, is organizing a high-level seminar on the circular economy. The seminar will discuss the results of a project commissioned by the Finnish Innovation Fund (Sitra), which looked at the Finnish economy and – based on best practices in other European countries and initiatives from the BrusselsBrusselsOECD, World Bank and other international institutions – produced a set of proposals on…Find out more »
The Katowice Climate Change Conference will include the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC, along with meetings of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP), the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI), and the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA). A High-Level Ministerial Dialogue (HLMD)…Find out more »
UN Environment, together with IMF, IFAD, UNCTAD and WTO, is organizing a side event at the COP24 that will explore how fiscal policies, financial markets and trade can support implementation of countries’ nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Climate Agreement. The event will bring together representatives from international organisations to discuss the role of carbon pricing and other mitigation policies; the role of trade and markets in promoting enabling conditions; mobilizing climate finance and developing new risk management instruments…Find out more »
The Paris Agreement calls for all financial flows to be “consistent with a pathway towards low GHG emissions and climate-resilient development.” In practice, scaling up private finance and redirecting public investment will be key. Two promising areas are blended finance and effective fiscal policy. On one hand, by using a combination of sources of concessional funding to leverage private investment, blended finance instruments are delivering both attractive returns to private investors and climate outcomes. On the other hand, effective fiscal…Find out more »
The Third Ministerial Conference of the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) - 'Advancing Inclusive and Sustainable Economies'is hosted by the Department of Environmental Affairs of South Africa. It will bring together around 500 innovators and leaders from governments, civil society, private sector, development organizations, media and the general public to highlight and celebrate innovation, entrepreneurship and inclusivity as drivers of green industries, and as the bedrock for a better and more sustainable future for all. The themes of the conference…Find out more »
Research and analysis can underpin effective carbon pricing design and implementation. With the goal to strengthen the knowledge base on carbon pricing and foster an improved understanding of the evolving challenges to its successful application, the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition will convene researchers and practitioners for a Research Conference. Leveraging its high-level membership of governments, private sector, and civil society organizations, the Coalition will draw on outcomes of this conference to help bridge the existing gap between theory and practice, and…Find out more »