Past Events

Past Events by the Green Fiscal Policy Network

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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Hotel Pullman, Madrid Airport & Feria Metro
Madrid, Spain
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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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GCET20 plenary session: Equity in green fiscal policy

During the 20th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation the Green Fiscal Policy Network will host the final plenary session on Friday 27 September, between 16:15 – 17:45, at the Grand Resort Hotel, in Limassol, Cyprus. This plenary session will explore the equity dimension of green fiscal policies from different perspectives and some of the features …

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GrandResort, Amathus
Limassol, Cyprus
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Other Past Events

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 …

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UNEP Webinar: Green Opportunities for the Post-Pandemia (in Spanish)

This webinar features a dialogue with the UNEP Finance Initiative, Ecobusiness Fund, UNEP, Permiam Global Colombia, Banco Hipotecario and Banco Promerica on the green opportunities after the COVID-19 pandemia. THE LANGUAGE OF THE WEBINAR IS SPANISH. To access the recorded version, follow this link.  

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GGKP Webinar – Sustainability After COVID-19: Voices from Leading International Organizations (GGGI, OECD, UNEP and the World Bank)

This webinar features a discussion of voices from GGGI, OECD, UNEP and the World Bank about the challenges and chances of sustainable development in the light of the COVID-19 crisis. A recorded version of the webinar is available at the event's website.

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GGKP Webinar – Sustainability After COVID-19: Public policies for inclusive green growth

This webinar by the GGKP discusses the following questions: What economic impacts should we anticipate from the COVID-19 crisis? What implications will this have for other policy priorities such as poverty reductionand equality? What actions should governments consider to achieve balanced inclusive green growth through their COVID-19 responses? What should the green growth community be focused on in supporting …

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Public finance conference 2020: better spending for public service delivery

To achieve their national sustainable development goals, governments will not only need to spend more, but to spend better. While there is a common desire to see a greater impact from public spending, there remain many unanswered questions about how best to get there.

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COP25 UN Side Event on SDG8

Co-organized by ILO, UN Environment Programme, UNDP, UNITAR, and UNIDO on the sidelines of COP25, the event on SDG 8 will demonstrate that climate action can be a driver for inclusive growth, job creation, rights and social justice. The event will be opened by a keynote address from H.E. Ms. Magdalena Valerio, Minister of Labour, …

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