The Green Fiscal Policy Network organizes regional workshops and other events on topics related to the role of fiscal policies in the transition to an inclusive green economy. Information on upcoming, recent and past events organised by the Network, our partners and other organisations can be found below.
The CIES is delighted to partner with the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) at the occasion of the launch of its three publications on green industrial policy: “Green Industrial Policy and Trade: A Toolbox”, “Practitioner's Guide to Strategic Green Industrial Policy”, and “Green Industrial Policy: Concept, Policies, Country Experiences”. In light of the urgency to shift the economy to a sustainable pathway, green industrial policies are proposed as a way to accelerate transformative change. During a panel discussion, speakers will discuss the potential of green industrial…Find out more »
The National Academy on Green Economy will bring together 150 participants from all nine provinces to share the latest thinking on South Africa’s green economy transition and contribute to enhancing institutional capacities for transformative at sub-national level. The Academy will include a half-day session on green fiscal policy. For information, please contact: email@example.com or visit: www.itcilo.org/greenjobs Registrations are open until 22 January 2018: http://intranetp.itcilo.org/MIF/A1511406/enFind out more »
The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) will deliver the second edition of the moderated e-course ‘Green Fiscal Reform’ (in English) between 9 April – 1 June 2018. Fiscal policies widely impact supply and demand in the economy and are thus an important instrument in policymakers’ toolkit to drive the green transition. The course introduces various concepts, policy instruments and enabling conditions to identify, assess and harness benefits of fiscal policies in the context of the 2030 Development Agenda. Fellowships are available to enable interested learners…Find out more »
The 10th Africa Carbon Forum (ACF) will focus on how engagement between State and non‐State actors can be further strengthened in the key sectors for Africa (energy, agriculture and human settlements), including the role of future carbon markets to achieve enhanced climate action, towards the goals of sustainable development. The event will cover: Practical examples of policies, initiatives and actions in Africa; Barriers and enabling measures for engaging climate action in key sectors; Financial instruments and regulatory frameworks; and, Advancing…Find out more »
The Paris Agreement calls for nothing short of the global economic transformation, requiring a fundamental shift in the way most human beings organize their daily lives – from the goods we buy, to the way we light up our homes and power up mobile devices, to the transportation we take to work, to the food on our tables, the roofs over our heads and the environment around us. National climate action strategies or NDCs submitted as part of the Paris…Find out more »
Over the last decade the use of markets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has come of age. Carbon markets are now in operation, in the pipeline or under consideration in a multitude of regional, national and sub-national jurisdictions around the world. With the recent announcement of a Chinese national emissions trading system, markets will soon cover well over 20% of global CO2 emissions. This share is expected to increase further as countries start implementing their commitments under the Paris Agreement.…Find out more »