Events

Timely seminars and high level events help promote reform. Events are ordered chronologically and include an impressive number of influential speakers from around the world.

Energy Subsidy Reform: Country Experiences and Progress Made

The Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform, Global Subsidies Initiative and the World Bank co-hosted a side event on April 21 during the 2017 International Monetary Fund and World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C.  The side event, titled “Energy Subsidy Reform: Country Experiences and Progress Made,” was attended by country officials, members of international organizations and civil society groups. Read more about it here.

The Friends group was formed in June 2010 to support G20 and APEC leaders’ commitments to phase out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies. The Friends encourage the G20 and APEC to implement their initiative as soon as possible, with maximum ambition and transparency.

Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform are

  • Costa Rica
  • Denmark
  • Ethiopia
  • Finland
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Uruguay