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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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September 2018

Second One Planet Summit

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm CEST
Plaza Hotel New York, United States

The One Planet Summit was held in 2017 to accelerate implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement and engage public and private actors in the race against global warming. Of the twelve commitments made, some such as ‘Towards a Carbon Price Compatible with the Paris Agreement’ (8), ‘International Mobilization of Development Banks’ (10) and 'Commitment by Sovereign Funds’ (11) are closely related to green fiscal policies.   This follow-up meeting will gather Heads of State, business leaders, and other non-state actors…

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GCET19 side-event: Delivering the Paris Climate Agreement – The role of green fiscal reforms in the transport sector

September 28 @ 8:45 am - 10:30 am CEST
CEU San Pablo University, Calle Julián Romea 18
Madrid, 28003 Spain

The 19th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation (GCET19) took place in Madrid, Spain from 26-28 September 2018. The Green Fiscal Policy Network organised a side-event at the conference on 'Delivering the Paris Climate Agreement - The role of green fiscal reforms in the transport sector'. This event examined how green fiscal reforms in the transport sector can support countries’ efforts to mitigate GHG emissions and mobilize climate financing to meet their commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement.   SPEAKERS AND…

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October 2018

Public Forum 2018 — “Trade 2030”

October 2
WTO, Rue de Lausanne 154, Geneva, Switzerland

This year's WTO Public Forum will consider what sustainable trade will look like in 2030 and beyond. Under the main theme of "Trade 2030", the Public Forum's sub-themes will be sustainable trade, technology-enabled trade, and a more inclusive trading system. Working Sessions will cover a number of issues including green fiscal reform: A working session on 'Caught in a net – Untangling fisheries subsidies and sustainable development' organised by Pacific Network on Globalisation; National Platform for Small Scale Fishworkers (Inland) will take place on 2 October 2018…

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Trade Impacts of Fossil Fuel Subsidies

October 5

This conference will explore, conceptualize and measure the impacts of various types of fossil fuel consumption and production subsidies on international trade. The conference is organised by the Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI) of the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies (IHEID). For further information on the conference, visit the GSI website.

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GGKP Webinar | Doing More with Less for More: Rebuilding Capital in a Circular Economy

October 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm CEST

The circular model represents a trillion dollar opportunity in terms of possible material savings, innovation and job creation, improved land productivity and soil health, and green growth. How do we get there? What are the basic principles of circular economy? What are key steps, technologies and skills for a circular future? What are circular business models? What kinds of policies stimulate and reward the adoption of circular business models and lifestyles? How can we address the ‘lock-ins’ that impede the transition away from…

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Carbon Forward 2018

October 16 - October 18
Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel London, United Kingdom + Google Map

Companies across Europe, the US, China and others that will be covered by burgeoning emissions markets around the world, such as CORSIA, are joining to discuss the cost and regulatory risks associated with the constantly changing regulatory environments. The Carbon Forward 2018 conference and pre-conference EU ETS training day will equip delegates, including companies with regulatory exposure, legislators, traders, analysts, investors, and everyone with an interest in emissions trading, with everything needed to understand and manage the risks and opportunities…

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GGKP Webinar – Greener Industries for Growing Economies: Insights from the Experts

October 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm CET

What policies help drive green industry? What sectors have the most to gain from greener industrial practices? How can governments administratively and politically manage the green industrial transition, while minimizing potential negative impacts on the economy and workers? What are national examples of successful green structural change? This GGKP webinar will explore these questions with green industry experts. The webinar will feature a new report that showcases the findings of GGGI's green investment modelling in Cambodia, Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts of Greening…

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November 2018

OECD Forum on Green Finance and Investment

November 13 - November 14
OECD, Paris France + Google Map

This pioneering annual event convenes leading actors across the green finance community to help catalyse and support the transition to a green, low-emissions and climate-resilient global economy. For further information, visit the OECD website.

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IETA COP Preview Event

November 19 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm CET
London, UK

IETA President Dirk Forrister will open the event and share IETA’s expectations and priorities for COP24, followed by a panel discussion with key market experts about expectations for the Katowice climate talks and implications for business. The discussion will explore expectations for the Paris Agreement Rulebook, due for adoption at COP24, with a particular focus on the market provisions under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. To join the event remotely, please contact the organizer in advance. For further information,…

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High-level seminar on circular economy

November 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CET
European Parliament, Altiero Spinelli building, room A5E-3
Brussels, Belgium
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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…

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