HLPF Side Event Highlights the Potential of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform to Help Achieve the SDGs

19 July 2018 – In the sidelines of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York, a side-event addressed the role of fossil fuel subsidy reform in helping to achieve the SDGs, including through opportunities for financing sustainable energy access. During the side event, IISD’s Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) launched a report titled, ‘Getting on Target: Accelerating Energy Access through Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform’, which focuses on inter-linkages between energy access and fossil fuel subsidies. For further information, see video, IISD coverage and article on the IISD website.