Green growth and sustainable development

Global Forum on Environment (GFENV)

 

The Global Forum on Environment* (GFENV) 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. Issues to be addressed in the Global Forum on Environment is shaped based on the current work of the OECD Environment Programme, by focusing on one or two priority issues on the global environmental agenda each year.

(* formerly known as Global Forum on Sustainable Development)

 Objectives

  • Raise awareness and understanding of the environment dimension of sustainable development issues worldwide;
  • Facilitate information-sharing on environmental issues among policy makers, private sector actors and civil society representatives; and
  • Promote exchange of information and lessons learned among OECD and non-OECD countries

 Dates and topics

June 2014

Global Forum on Environment: Promoting Sustainable Materials Management through Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), Tokyo, Japan

March 2014

Climate Change Expert Group Global Forum, OECD, Paris

September 2013

Climate Change Expert Group Global Forum, OECD, Paris

March 2013

Climate Change Expert Group Global Forum, OECD, Paris

September 2012

Climate Change Expert Group Global Forum, OECD, Paris

March 2012

Climate Change Expert Group Global Forum on the New UNFCCC Market Mechanism and Tracking Climate Finance, IEA, Paris

Oct. 2011

Global Forum on the Environment: Making Water Reform Happen, Paris

September 2011

Global Forum on Environment Event / Climate Change Expert Group (CCXG) Seminar on Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) and Carbon Markets, IEA, Paris

March 2011

Climate Change Expert Group (CCXG)/Global Forum on Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) and Carbon Markets, Paris

Oct.2010

Global Forum on Environment: Sustainable Materials Management (SMM), Mechelen, Belgium

Sept. 2010

Key Issues for the Post-2012 Climate Framework, organised by the Climate Change CCXG/Global Forum on Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) and Carbon Markets Expert Group on the UNFCCC, IEA, Paris

April 2010

Global Forum on the Environment – Key issues for the post-2012 climate framework, Paris

Nov. 2009

Policies to Support Eco-innovation: Lessons learned and Ways Forwards, Paris

March 2009

Key Issues of the post-2012 Climate Change Framework, Paris

Dec. 2008

Financing and Pricing Water: the roles of government policies, the private sector and civil society, Paris

Nov. 2008

Transport and Environment in a Globalising World, Guadalajara, Mexico

Nov.2006

Public-Private Partnerships in Water Supply and Sanitation – Recent Trends and New Opportunities, Paris

2006

Economic Benefits of Climate Change Policies, Paris

2006

Working Together to Respond to Climate Change: Annex I Expert Group Seminar in conjunction with the OECD Global Forum on Sustainable Development, Paris

2005

Environmental Enforcement and Compliance, 7th INECE Conference, Marrakech

Dec. 2004

Economic Aspects of Environmental Compliance Assurance, Paris

2004

Development and Climate Change, Paris

2003

Financing Water and Environmental Infrastructure for All, Paris

2002

Financing the Environmental Dimension of Sustainable Development, Paris 

Participants

Environment-related policy makers, academics, industry representatives and other experts from OECD and non-OECD countries.

 

Permanent url: www.oecd.org/environment/gfenv

 

Related Documents

 

Environment Policy Committee (EPOC)

 

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