Past Events

Past Events by the Green Fiscal Policy Network

GGKP Webinar – Sustainability After COVID-19: Fiscal policies to green the recovery

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 …

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Critical theme: Small-scale farming and the future of the European food system

January, 22, 2020 - Globally, small-scale farming is crucial for the sustainable production of food and being the main source of livelihoods for millions of people. In European food systems, the important but under-appreciated role of small-scale farmers is under threat from external drivers. At the same time, more people are concerned about the climate impacts of agriculture and demanding better, rather than more, food.

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Scaling up blended finance solutions (CPI)

Can public capital leverage the economic transformation needed? This COP side event, co-organized by Climate Policy Initiative, the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance, and IDFC member organizations, will bring together leaders in blended finance from the public and private sector to share lessons learned. Participants should expect to come away from the session with …

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Workshop – Climate finance mapping and planning: challenges and opportunities (CPI)

Monitoring past, present, and future public and private spending and investment patterns is essential to achieving climate mitigation and adaptation objectives. Such information helps measure progress, identify gaps, align flows and instruments for maximum impact and scale, and optimize the deployment of public resources in a way that can effectively and efficiently unlock private investment …

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Raising NDC ambition to reach climate action goals: Fossil fuel subsidies, energy pricing and swaps (IISD)

This panel discussion focused on best practices on fossil fuel subsidy reform and pricing based on country experience. Experts presented results on GHG emission reduction from energy modelling research from over 20 countries and considered possible fiscal scenarios to achieve climate action goals. Particular attention was given to fossil fuel subsidy phase-out, appropriate taxation level …

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GGKP Webinar – Measuring What Matters: How Much Are Fossil Fuel Subsidies Costing Governments?

Fossil fuels subsidies impede sustainable development, drain national budgets and divert resources from other priorities such as health and education. In addition, they undermine public health and social welfare, driving air pollution, congestion and climate change. Understanding the size of fossil fuel subsidies is a key step towards enhanced transparency and can ultimately support efforts …

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Other Past Events

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 …

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CPLC High-Level Dialogue: Realizing the full potential of carbon pricing in a sustainable recovery

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.

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A budget to address the climate crisis and post-Covid19 recovery (EEB)

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.

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Closing the gap: financing the transition towards an inclusive blue economy (IIED webinar)

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 …

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Fiscal Policies for Recovery (LSE online event)

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 …

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GGKP Webinar – Sustainability after COVID-19: Valuing nature in the post-pandemic world

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? …

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