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.
In view of the December 12, 2017, Paris Declaration on Carbon Pricing in the Americas adhered to by national and subnational governments of the Americas, the Ministry of the Environment of Chile, with the support of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America & the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Government of Canada, the World Bank Group, IETA, GIZ and the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) is hosting a series of events on Carbon Pricing and Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) systems…Find out more »
The Inter-agency Platform for Collaboration on Tax plans to hold its first global conference on the theme of 'Taxation and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)'. The conference aims to take forward the global dialogue on the role of tax in achieving the SDGs, and seek country insights on relevant challenges and opportunities. Proposed thematic areas include: Domestic resource mobilization and the State; Role of tax in supporting sustainable economic growth, investment and trade; Tax and the social dimension: addressing poverty,…Find out more »
South Africa has made great strides in adopting green economy strategies, with the hallmark adoption of the Green Economy Accord in 2011 and National Development Plan in 2012, infusing significant political support to a new, multi-stakeholder approach to a green economy transition. As illustrated in the Green Economy Inventory for South Africa, green economy initiatives are abound and government resources have backed investments in a range of sectors and provinces. Since 2011, eight of the nine provinces in the country…Find out more »