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Promoting Carbon Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean
January 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - January 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am
In view of the December 12, 2017, Paris Declaration on Carbon Pricing in the Americas adhered to by national and subnational governments of the Americas, the Ministry of the Environment of Chile, with the support of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America & the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Government of Canada, the World Bank Group, IETA, GIZ and the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) is hosting a series of events on Carbon Pricing and Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) systems on January 22-24, 2018, in Santiago, Chile. The events will include a High Level policy dialogue (22nd January) and two technical workshops (on 23rd and 24th). The Ministry of the Environment and the CPLC will also be hosting the first meeting of the Platform of Carbon Pricing in the Americas with the participation of national and subnational jurisdictions (January 23). Also, the Ministry of the Environment will be hosting the first a meeting of the Pacific Alliance MRV Working Group (January 24). These events will bring together public authorities and experts from public and private sectors, from the Americas as well as international experts from California, Canada and Europe, to discuss carbon-pricing and the development of carbon markets in the region.