This meeting will take place on 24-25 November at the OECD Headquarters, and will bring together EECCA and OECD countries as well as partner organisations to shape the work of the GREEN Action Programme. The meeting will determine how to continue the existing co-operation with governments and civil societies in order to help implement policies that are economically efficient, environmentally sustainable and socially acceptable.
The UN Climate Change Conference (COP22) will be held in Bab Ighli, Marrakech, Morocco from 7-18 November 2016. Check out the OECD's contribution to the conference.
This OECD Global Forum on Environment aims to shed light on the links between environment and economic growth, and the toolkits to quantify these links. It will provide a platform for experts from academia, governments, and the civil society from OECD and developing countries to explore how a well-managed natural environment can contribute to economic growth and how an effective and efficient regulatory system can best be designed.
Building on the success of the previous Green Investment Financing Forums, the OECD will hold its 3rd Green Investment Financing Forum on 13-14 October 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. This year’s edition will have a focus on Asia – a region with rapidly growing economies, developing financial markets and colossal green investment needs.
The OECD Green Investment Financing Forum promotes dialogue between public and private sector towards the mobilisation of private investment financing for low carbon and climate-resilient infrastructure. Save the date: the 3rd Forum will be held on 13-14 October 2016 in Tokyo, Japan.
Environment Ministers from OECD and key partner countries gathered in Paris on 28-29 September 2016 to discuss the environmental challenges facing the world and how to promote effective and efficient policy responses, under the guidance of the Chair, Minister Nick Smith (New Zealand) and the Vice-Chairs, Minister Irena Majcen (Slovenia) and Vice-Minister Marcelo Mena Carrasco (Chile).
On Monday 26 September, OECD Environment Director, Simon Upton, hosted Kurt van Dender, OECD environmental tax policy expert from the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration to discuss the OECD publication on Effective Carbon Rates - a new, combined measure of the extended to which countries use taxes and emissions trading systems to price carbon, and explore the carbon pricing gap.
The Forum is a venue that brings together international experts from member and non member economies to share experiences and explore common policy issues focusing principally on the environmental dimension of sustainable development and its linkages with economic and social policies. Next Forum on Environment and Economic Growth to be held on 24-25 October 2016.
The CCXG Global Forum on the Environment and Climate Change was held on 13-14 September 2016. This Forum brought together approximately 200 delegates from both OECD and non-OECD countries to discuss the theme of transparency, and the issues discussed included transparency of mitigation and support.
This event, with involvement from the OECD, on 6-7 September 2016, is of major strategic nature during the Slovak Presidency of the European Council. Its ambition is to improve understanding of the green economy concept, identify conclusions and pathways for transition as well as to involve and mobilise various actors and stakeholders in the discussions of possible future actions.