Environment and development

OECD ENVIRONET Expert Workshop: Green Growth, Development Planning and Policy (Paris, February 2014)

 

20 February 2014

OECD Conference Centre

Co-facilitators:
  • Serge Tomasi, Deputy Director, Development Co-operation Directorate, OECD
  • Brenda Killen, Head of Global Partnership and Policies Division, Development Co-operation Directorate, OECD
 
 
 
 
Meeting Objectives: to share experience, identify lessons and promote good practice amongst development partners on how to advance country-led, inclusive green growth through in-country development planning and policy processes. Green growth is characterised as a means to achieve sustainable development – spanning international, national and local initiatives.
 
Background document: the OECD report, Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development and IIED’s guide on national green economy dialogues and diagnostics, Scoping a Green Economy.  and AfDB's Brief on Facilitating the Transition to Green Growth.
 

1.   Introduction

1a. - Presentation by Serge Tomasi, Deputy Director, Development Co-operation Directorate, OECD

 


1b. - Presentation by Steve Bass, Head of Sustainable Markets Group, International Institute for Environment and Development

 

Listen to a short interview on green growth work with Steve Bass (IIED): 

 

2.   Experience in Greening National Development Plans

i. The case of Zambia

2a. - Presentation by Doreen C. Bwalya, M&E Specialist - Interim National Climate Change Secretariat, Ministry of Finance, Government of the Republic of Zambia

 

Listen to an interview with Doreen C. Bwalya:

 

2b. - Presentation by Juan Casado, Policy Analyst, OECD/GPP Secretariat

 

 

ii. The case of Cambodia

2c. - Presentation by Vannak Chhun, Secretary of State, Ministry of Environment, Cambodia

 

Side-event: Biodiversity and Development Co-operation

Presentation by Anna Drutschinin, Policy Analyst, OECD/GPP Secretariat and Jan Corlee-Morlot, Team Leader, OECD/GPP Secretariat

 

3. Regional perspectives: challenges and opportunities for green growth

i. Greening Growth in Dynamic South-East Asia

3a. - Presentation by Mauro Pisu, Senior Economist, OECD/GPP Secretariat and Sáni Zou, Policy Analyst, OECD/GPP Secretariat

 

ii. Greening Value Chains in Africa

3b. - Presentation by Henri-Bernard Solignac-Lecomte, Head of Unit, Europe, Middle East and Africa, OECD Developement Centre

 

Listen to an interview with Henri-Bernard Solignac-Lecomte:

4.   Beyond planning: leadership, organisational change and capacity development

i. The case of Ethiopia

4a. - Presentation by Mulugeta Mengist Ayalew, Associate Advisor, Office of the Prime Minister, Ethiopia

 

ii. Experience from the Caribbean region

4b. - Presentation by Michael Witter, Senior Research Fellow, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

 

Listen to an interview with Michael Witter:

 

 
5.   Strengthening development co-operation to support inclusive green growth in developing  countries - a roundtable discussion

Roundtable discussion which explored how development partners can best align activities to strengthen support for countries positioning to lead on green growth, including the role for providers of development assistance to support green growth investments.

5a. - Presentation by Praveen Wignarajah, Country Representative Ethiopia, Global Green Growth Institute, Korea 

 

5b. - Busan commitments on climate finance by Cristiana Pasca-Palmer, DG DEVCO European Commission

 

Listen to a summary of the Workshop by Jan Corfee-Morlot (Head - Climate Change, Environment and Development Team, Development Co-operation Directorate, OECD)

Listen to the main take-aways of the Workshop for John Carstensen (Head of Profession for Climate and Environment, DFID, UK and ENVIRONET Chair):

Listen to the impressions from the Workshop by Maria del Mar Requena Quesada (Environment, climate change and water expert, Gneral Secratiarat for International Development Co-operation, Spain):

Listen to the views from the Workshop by Leo Horn-Phathanothai (Director for International Co-operation, WRI):

      

 

For further information, please contact Jan Corfee-Morlot (jan.corfee-morlot@oecd.org) or Juan Casado-Asensio (juan.casadoasensio@oecd.org)

 

 

 

Countries list

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China (People’s Republic of)
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
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  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
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  • Estonia
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  • Guinea-Bissau
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  • Saint Lucia
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  • Timor-Leste
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  • Turks and Caicos Islands
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  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
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  • Uruguay
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  • Western Sahara
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  • Zambia
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