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

March 27 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm CEST

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 policies through pricing measures, can mobilize public resources and incentivise private investment to support delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement.

The session will be chaired by Lars Andreas Lunde, State Secretary, Ministry of Climate and Environment, Norway. Panellists include:

  • Rofyanto Kurniawan, Director, Centre of Budget Policy, Fiscal Policy Agency, Ministry of Finance, Indonesia
  • Christoph Beier, Vice-Chair, Management Board Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
  • Helen Mountford, Director of Economics, World Resources Institute and Program Director, New Climate Economy initiative
  • Elliott Harris, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Head of New York Office of UN Environment
  • Luis Neves, Chairman, Global e-Sustainability Initiative of the Information and Communication Technology Industry

For further information about the session and the conference, please visit the PAGE website.

Details

Date:
March 27
Time:
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.un-page.org/events/page-ministerial-conference-2017

Venue

Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz
Gabriele-Tergit-Promenade 19
Berlin, 10963 Germany
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Phone:
+49 (0) 30 700 7790
Website:
https://www.scandichotels.com/hotels/germany/berlin/scandic-berlin-potsdamer-platz?_ga=1.147835447.1848900303.1484749919