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 first regional workshop of the Green Fiscal Policy Network organised jointly by UNEP-IMF-GIZ brought together representatives from finance and environment ministries to share and discuss experiences and best practices for driving a green economy through fiscal policy reforms. The workshop also encouraged an exchange of best practices among countries, highlighted the importance of stronger cooperation between finance and environment ministries, and identified knowledge gaps for future research. For a summary of discussions, click here. For links to presentations at the…Find out more »
The second regional workshop of the Green Fiscal Policy Network was organised in collaboration with the Global Subsidies Initiative and explored policies that support the production and use of fossil fuels, share countries’ experiences with subsidy reform, and identified remaining knowledge gaps in terms of data, methodology, and policy guidance. It brought together representatives from ministries of finance, energy and environment from 40 countries, mostly in Africa, providing an opportunity for countries to discuss the opportunities and challenges they face…Find out more »
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-eventFind out more »