Online e-learning course developed by the Partnership for Action on the Green Economy (PAGE) offers an introduction to various approaches and instruments for reforming government spending and revenue generation to support the transition to a green economy. The course provides a practice-oriented approach to understanding green fiscal reform and policy instruments to implement it, focusing on case studies and reform initiatives from around the world. The course targets civil servants in national and sub-national departments and agencies, and public service providers, development partners, civil society organizations and private associations, sector specialists, academics, researchers and students. The course will be held from 18 September – 10 November 2017. For further information and to register visit: https://www.unitar.org/event/full-catalog/green-fiscal-reform or contact email@example.com.
Training seminar organised by the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC) together with Green Budget Europe (GBE) will focus on environmental fiscal reform (EFR) policy instruments and the EFR policy cycle, the reform of environmentally harmful subsidies in the energy sector, measures to address social impacts of EFR, regulatory and pricing frameworks for renewable energy and linkages between fossil fuel subsidy reform and renewable energy deployment. The training will take place from 20-22 November 2017 in Berlin Germany. The deadline for registration is 9 October 2017. For further information visit the RENAC website.
Interactive training seminars developed by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in cooperation with Green Budget Germany focus on the design and implementation of environmental fiscal reform. The training programme employs innovative methods and interactive group work for a practical approach to environmental fiscal reform. It targets policy makers, administration officials, consultants, NGO representatives and other stakeholders from developing and emerging economies, representatives of donor agencies or academics interested in promoting or applying environmental fiscal reform. For further information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
E-tutorial by UN CC:Learn and UNDP, with support from the Government of Sweden aims to support policy makers in understanding how to optimize countries’ public expenditures by taking into account projected climate change impacts. The tutorial is free of charge and has been developed by the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) as part of the regional project “Strengthening the Governance of Climate Change Finance to Benefit the Poor and Vulnerable in Asia and the Pacific”. To access the e-Tutorial visit the UNITAR website.
Organized by the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) and International Training Centre of the International Labour Organisation (ITCILO), this learning event is designed to build capacities on the green economy and to equip policy-makers, technical staff and practitioners with the knowledge and skills needed to promote environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive economies. The Academy offers a series of electives which focus on fiscal policies for an inclusive green economy among other issues. The Academy is organised every two years. For information about the 2016 Academy, visit the PAGE website.