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Conference on Carbon Pricing and Aviation Taxes in the Netherlands
June 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - June 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
The Netherlands hosted a high-level conference on carbon pricing and aviation taxes. The aim of the conference was to provide an opportunity for further discussions on these important issues. Political representatives and experts from several European countries were present as well as officials and experts from the European Commission. The conference covered three themes: (i) Characteristics of national aviation taxes, which covered different types of flight ticket taxes in the EU, the obstacles and the policy choices that should be made when implementing it. (ii) Taxing aviation fuels intra Europe, which focused on the legal and economic aspects. (iii) A coordinated approach to carbon taxation in the ETS sectors, which was a session delivered in the form of a workshop that explored opportunities for a coordinated approach on improving carbon pricing. More information on the conference available through this link. Access the key paper for Theme 1 through this link; the papers for Theme 2 through this link and this link; the key papers for Theme 3 through this link and this link. Access to other papers of the conference through this link. View the conference through the following link. Further readings: Access the conference paper through this link. Access the Implementation of Kerosene Fuel Taxation in Europe Part I: Legal Foundations and Issues through this link and Part II: Legal Approaches through this link. Access the Final report on taxes in the Field of Aviation and their impact, through this link. Access the paper on Aviation Taxes – Impacts, Costs and Benefits, through this link. Access the IMF paper on Indirect Taxes on International Aviation, through this link. Access the IMF paper on Fiscal Policies for Paris Climate Strategies – from Principle to Practice, through this link. Access the paper from CE Delft on Economic and Sustainability Impacts of an Aviation Tax: New Variants, through this link.