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GGKP Webinar – Sustainability After Covid-19 – Can the global Green New Deal movement survive the pandemic?
In this webinar, organized jointly by the GGKP and the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), you can hear from experts from Colorado State University's School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), ThyssenKrupp, University College London (UCL) and World Resources Institute (WRI) on what COVID-19 means for Green Deals worldwide: Are there trade-offs or synergies between financing economic recovery and transitioning towards sustainability? Which areas, sectors or activities should be prioritized in…Find out more »
CDSB Webinar – Driving reliable environmental and climate disclosure to deliver on the ambitions on the European Green Deal
This CDSB online event provides the most up-to-date analysis on environmental matters and climate-related disclosures by companies across Europe. Supported by the EU LIFE Programme, the evidence presented will also inform policy makers of the regulatory reforms needed to improve reporting in line with the Non-Financial Reporting Directive to meet the objectives of the EU Green Deal. To register for the webinar, refer to the event's website.Find out more »
The Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action invites to a webinar on the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) Climate Framework. The webinar takes place on Thursday, May 28th from 8:00 to 10:00 AM EST. This webinar is hosted by the PEFA Secretariat under the Helsinki Principle 4. The PEFA Framework aims at assessing and reporting on the strengths and challenges of public financial management (PFM) using quantitative indicators to measure performance. Since its launch in 2005, the PEFA framework has…Find out more »
Join this GGKP Webinar for a discussion on the role of natural capital in recovery from COVID-19. The webinar will discuss the following questions: How can governments and businesses better value natural and social capital for informed decision making? How can investment in biodiversity and natural capital support long-term economic recovery from the COVID-19 fallout? The webinar is organized in the context of the Economics for Nature (E4N) programme, which is focused on ensuring that nature has a voice in economic…Find out more »
Fiscal policies have been central for providing emergency lifelines to people and firms during the COVID-19 pandemic, and are also at the forefront of facilitating a recovery once the lockdown ends. This online event will focus on how policy makers can support fast and sustainable recovery. It will also consider the role of the "other government": state-owned enterprises and public banks in supporting the recovery, drawing based on the latest IMF Fiscal Monitor. To register, follow this link.Find out more »
Marine and coastal resources that support the livelihoods of millions of women and men face growing pressures, including overfishing, habitat degradation, pollution and climate change. Financial instruments can offer a solution to deliver positive socioeconomic and environmental outcomes for resource management. Join this IIED webinar for an online discussion on how to mobilise public and private finance to enable the transition to a sustainable and inclusive blue economy. To register, please follow this link.Find out more »
The webinar will present an update on the status of the European Green Deal (EDG), MFF and recovery package and what civil society can do to push for EDG compatible funding that addesses climate change. To register, follow this link.Find out more »
This 90- minute virtual session will convene CPLC partners and stakeholders around the question of how to realize the full potential of carbon pricing in greening the recovery process. To register, follow this link.Find out more »
We are happy to announce the GGKP webinar "Fiscal policies to green the recovery", co-organized by the Green Fiscal Policy Network, which takes place on July 7 15:00 to 16:30 CEST. Experts from Financial Times, Green Budget Europe, the Minsitry of Finance of Indonesia, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Oxford and UNEP will discuss how good green fiscal policy can drive a sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 economic fallout. Why does sustainability need to be at the core…Find out more »
GSI Webinar on Fisheries Subsidies: How can leaders use the trade system to deliver for people and planet?
The International Institute for Sustainable Development, the PEW Charitable Trusts and the International Chamber of Commerce are holding an online discussion on the topic of "Fisheries Subsidies: How can leaders use the trade system to deliver for people and planet?" as part of the WEF MC2020. SDG traget 14.6 sets a deadline of 2020 for governments to agree on rules for fisheries subsidies at the WTO, rules which could help to restore the economic and environmental health of global fisheries…Find out more »