Third Workshop: OECD Workshop on Reforming Environmental Harmful Subsidies Paris, 5 October 2005
Second Workshop: OECD Technical Expert Meeting on Environmental Harmful Subsidies Paris, 3-4 November 2003
OECD Activity on Sustainable Development: Obstacles to Policy Reform
The emphasis of the workshop, open to OECD Delegations and invited experts only, was on reaching a shared understanding of what constitutes environmentally harmful subsides. The workshop has also developed a framework to classify and measure subsidies for analytical purposes in the OECD.
The specific objectives were to:
The longer-term goal has been to seek a commitment by Ministers as to the characteristics of those subsidies that are environmentally harmful and should be phased out.
First Workshop, November 2002