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HLPF side-event: Paris Collaborative on Green Budgeting – Using the tools of budgetary policy-making towards the implementation of SDGs

July 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Paris Collaborative on Green Budgeting aims to support governments to “green” their fiscal policy and embed environmental sustainability commitments and green growth within budget and policy frameworks. This implies using national expenditure and revenue processes to support climate and environmental goals towards sustainable and resilient societies. This side-event hosted by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), in collaboration with UN Environment and the governments of France and Mexico, took place during the 2018 High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. For a summary of discussions, see synthesis report.  For further information, see the event website.  


Welcome and Introduction: Robin Ogilvy, Special Representative of the OECD to the United Nations, New York Key Note: Secretary Brune Poirson, Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition of France Panel discussion: Green Budgeting: innovative tools of budgetary policy-making towards the implementation of SDGs
  • José Francisco Pérez de la Torre, Director of the Monitoring Budget Performance, Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, Mexico
  • Ligia Noronha, Director, Economy Division, UN Environment
  • Astrid Schomaker, Director for Sustainable Development, DG Environment, European Commission
  • Paris Collaborative OECD Secretariat: Katia Karousakis, Biodiversity Team Leader, OECD Environment Directorate/ Juliane Jansen, Budgeting and Public Expenditure Policy Analyst, OECD Governance Directorate 
Discussant: Elisabeth Hege, Research Fellow, Governance and Financing for Sustainable Development, IDDRI Concluding remarks: Marcos Bonturi, Director, Public Governance, OECD


July 16, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Conference Room 5, UN Conference Building, New York
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