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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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January 2019

2018 PAGE Ministrial Conference

January 10 - January 11
International Conference Centre Cape Town, South Africa + Google Map

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…

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February 2019

World’s First International Research Conference On Carbon Pricing

February 14 - February 15
New Delhi, India, India

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…

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March 2019

Delivering the Green State Development Strategy: Vision 2040 – The role of green fiscal policies

March 13 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm GYT
Georgetown Georgetown, Guyana

Within the framework of Guyana’s Green State Development Strategy (GSDS), a national development plan providing long-term vision and guidance for Guyana's economic, social and environmental development, the Guyanese Ministry of Finance together with the Partnership for Action on the Green Economy (PAGE) and the UN Environment Programme organized a technical workshop on the role of fiscal policy for the GSDS. The workshop discussed i.e. the overall context and financing strategy for the GSDS, in particular the role of fiscal policies…

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5th Regional Dialogue about Climate Finance in Latin America and the Caribbean

March 19 @ 8:00 am - March 20 @ 5:00 pm CST
San José, Costa Rica San José, Costa Rica

During the fifth “Regional Dialogue about Climate Finance in Latin America and the Caribbean” organized by the Ministry of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica, the Green Fiscal Policy Network and UN ECLAC hosted a session on the creation of framework conditions for the mobilization of internal resources for low carbon development. This event allowed participants to share experiences on the progress made to date in achieving NDC goals, and to discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with meeting those…

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XXXI UN ECLAC Regional Fiscal Policy Seminar

March 25 @ 8:30 am - March 26 @ 6:00 pm CLST
United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Av. Dag Hammarskjöld 3477
Santiago, Chile
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The 31st “Regional Fiscal Policy Seminar” organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNECLAC) took place in Santiago, Chile on March 25th and 26th, 2019. The seminar is a vital forum for dialogue on fiscal policy in the region, bringing together international experts from authorities, international organizations, academia, civil society and the private sector. It was kicked-off with a presentation of this years “Panorama de Political Fiscal en America Latina y el Caribe” publication.…

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Expert Meeting on “Economic instruments for the internalization of environmental costs” organized jointly by UN ECLAC and the Green Fiscal Policy Network

March 27 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm CLST
United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Av. Dag Hammarskjöld 3477
Santiago, Chile
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On March 27th, 2019, an expert meeting on “Economic instruments for the internalization of environmental costs” co-organized by the Green Fiscal Policy Network was hosted by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNECLAC). The objective was to discuss economic policy strategies and instruments that contribute to the achievement of the climate goals, as well as their link to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The experts present at the meeting discussed whether climate policies could become…

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April 2019

Launch of The Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action

April 13 @ 12:30 am - 2:00 pm CEST
Washington, DC United States + Google Map

On the 13th of April, the World Bank hosted the launch of the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action, during the 2019 WB/IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C.. This follows the Sherpa meeting in Helsinki in February 2019, where key documents were drafted to guide the Coalition, including a set of common principles on the use of fiscal policy and public finance to support climate action. The newly formed Coalition aims to become a platform to promote fiscal policies, mobilization…

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May 2019

Measuring Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals: Methodology Report Launch

May 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CEST
World Trade Organization, Rue de Lausanne 154
Geneva, 1202 Switzerland
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The importance of measuring fossil fuel subsidies (FFS) has been recognized in the SDG process with a dedicated indicator on measuring FFS (12.c.1 - – “Amount of fossil fuel subsidies per unit of GDP”). UNEP has developed a methodology to measure FFS to provide guidance to UN member countries on reporting on this indicator. As custodian agency for the SDG indicator 12.c.1, UN Environment has developed a methodology to measure fossil fuel subsidies to provide guidance to UN member countries…

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June 2019

The Global NDC Conference 2019 – Green Fiscal Policy Session

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CEST

The Global NDC Conference took place in Berlin between the 12 and the 14 of June 2019. The aim of the Conference is to inspire and enable policy makers and practitioners to accelerate the pace and scale of transformational change through NDC implementation in order to reach the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement. A session dedicated to green fiscal policies focused on creating mitigation incentives and mobilizing revenues for climate action through environmental taxes and subsidy reform. The session…

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Conference on Carbon Pricing and Aviation Taxes in the Netherlands

June 20 @ 11:00 am - June 21 @ 2:00 pm CEST
Madurodam, George Maduroplein 1, 2584 RZ The Hague
The Hague, Netherlands
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The Netherlands is hosting a high-level conference on carbon pricing and aviation taxes. The aim of the conference is to provide an opportunity for further discussions on these important issues. Political representatives and experts from several European countries are present as well as officials and experts from the European Commission. The conference covers three themes: (i) Characteristics of national aviation taxes, which covers different types of flight ticket taxes in the EU, the obstacles and the policy choices that should be…

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