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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.

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December 2015

Fiscal policies for a low carbon and inclusive green economy: The role of fossil fuel subsidy reform

December 4, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CET
German Pavilion, Hall 2B, Le Bourget
Paris, France
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The Green Fiscal Policy Network together with the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) organized a side-event at the UNFCCC COP21 on how fiscal policies, in particular fossil fuel subsidy reform, can support climate objectives. Discussions focused on experiences with fossil fuel subsidy reform, how to better integrate subsidy reform in Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), challenges and the way forward. Event flyer Agenda Summary of COP21 side-event

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May 2016

Making Paris Happen – The role of fiscal policies for a low-carbon, inclusive green economy

May 31, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm CEST
United Nations Office in Brussels, Rue Montoyer 14
Brussels, B-1000 Belgium
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The Green Fiscal Policy Network in cooperation with Green Budget Germany organised a side-event at the 2016 EU Green Week to explore how fiscal policies can support implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement.  A keynote speech by Hans Eichel (Former Finance Minister, Germany 1999-2005) was followed by a high-level panel discussion with European, international and national experts. Discussions focused on current approaches to carbon pricing at EU and national level, challenges faced and the need for further action on all fronts to meet the Paris targets.…

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September 2016

Political dynamics and implementation of socially inclusive green fiscal reform

September 22, 2016 - September 23, 2016
Leonard Springerlaan 2, 9727 KB
Groningen, Netherlands
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During the 17th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation (GCET), the Green Fiscal Policy Network in collaboration with UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN ECLAC) and Green Budget Europe (GBE) organized a special workshop series on the political dynamics of implementing green fiscal reforms. Sessions focused on tax design, the role of green fiscal reform in delivering the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and carbon pricing.   Event flyer Summary of GCET special workshop Session 1 presentations Kurt…

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December 2016

Regional workshop – Financing for the SDGs: The role of fiscal reforms, revenue management and sovereign wealth funds in the extractive sector

December 7, 2016 - December 8, 2016
Novotel Bangkok Ploenchit Sukhumvit, 566 Ploenchit Road Lumpini Patumwan
Bangkok, 10330 Thailand
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This workshop organised by the Green Fiscal Policy Network, in collaboration with the UNDP-UNEP Poverty Environment Initiative Asia-Pacific explored how to raise and use revenues from the extractive sector to support the SDGs, while reducing some of the negative environmental and social impacts of mining activities. The workshop brought together representatives from Australia, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Norway, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Timor Leste and Vietnam, providing a valuable opportunity for countries in the Asia Pacific region…

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March 2017

Starts at home? Finance, fiscal policy and leveraging domestic resources

March 27 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm CEST
Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz, Gabriele-Tergit-Promenade 19
Berlin, 10963 Germany
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Parallel session at PAGE Ministerial Conference   The Partnership for Action on the Green Economy (PAGE) will host its second Ministerial Conference on 27-28 March in Berlin, Germany on Inclusive and Sustainable Economies Powering the Sustainable Development Goals. The Conference will focus on the themes of green investments, sustainable lifestyles and inclusive growth. UN Environment is organising a parallel session on Starts at home? Finance, fiscal policy and leveraging domestic resources at the Conference. The session will examine how fiscal…

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