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.

Implementing Paris and the SDGs through Fuel Subsidy Reform and Taxation – Country Best Practice

6:30-8:00 PM

Practical country and international efforts to remove fossil fuel subsidies and invest in renewables, public transport and energy efficiency. Phasing out USD 500 billion subsidies and introduction of fuel taxation has emissions reduction potential of 23% and liberates finance for sustainable energy. Translation into French will be provided. Refreshments will be offered.


 

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