Raising climate ambition and promoting green recovery


The NDC Partnership, EUROCLIMA+ programme of the European Union, GIZ, the Chilean Ministry of Environment, and the UNFCCC are organizing a virtual exchange to promote the acceleration of climate ambition and green recovery. The exchange will include country experiences from different world regions on how the process of revising and updating their Nationally Determined Contributions …

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Integration of Environmental Linkages in COVID-19 Recovery Plans


The aim of the workshop is to provide guidance on the process and methodology to be followed in order to incorporate various environmental elements and cross-cutting issues in the recovery planning process. In addition, the workshop outlines the expertise and resources available of UNEP and UNDP to assist UN Country Teams in conducting recovery planning exercise for Member States.

3rd World Bank Tax Conference: New Tax Instruments


The 3rd World Bank Tax Conference will bring together leading researchers and policy makers to discuss recent research on new tax instruments, including carbon taxes and other environmental taxes, taxes on the digital economy, and novel sin taxes such as taxes on carbonated drinks.

How Green Bonds Are Financing Sustainable Development


The panel will delve into the opportunities, challenges and the broad potential of green bonds for driving forward sustainable development in advance of the climate finance and biodiversity discussions planned for the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26).

OECD Forum on Green Finance and Investment


This pioneering annual event convenes leading actors across the green finance community to help catalyse and support the transition to a green, low-emissions and climate-resilient global economy.

PRI Digital Conference


This October, the PRI will bring together investors, policymakers and other sustainable finance stakeholders from around the world for an online exchange of views and ideas.

A Peek into Training: The Macroeconomics of Climate Change


On April 19 at 3pm ET, International Monetary Fund First Deputy Managing Director Gita Gopinath and economists Chen Chen (from GFPN) and Irene Yackovlev will introduce the new IMF course on the Macroeconomics of Climate Change.

Tracking climate-consistent finance flows


How much progress are we making on the third long-term goal of the Paris Agreement? Article 2.1(c) seeks to make finance flows ‘consistent with a pathway towards low greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate-resilient development’. Some countries are making huge strides towards ensuring that their finance flows are Paris-aligned. However, little is known about collective …

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