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.

14 May 2019

Measuring Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals: Methodology Report Launch

Opening Remarks and Launch of the Fossil Fuel Subsidy Indicator: Steven Stone, Chief of the Resources and Markets Branch, UN Environment Thomas Haidon, Deputy Permanent Representative to the WTO, New Zealand Moderator: Thomas Haidon, Deputy Permanent Representative to the WTO, New Zealand Part 1: UN Environment presentation on ‘measuring fossil fuel subsidies in the context […]

10 December 2018

Upscaling clean energy from fossil fuel subsidies swaps

Participants: Finland, Norway, Indonesia, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), CUTS Lusaka, SITRA and Iberdrola. Where and When Monday, 10th December, 10:15 – 11:30 Nordic Council of Ministers Pavilion View More Details

02 October 2018

The role of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform towards achieving Agenda 2030’s sustainable objectives and its impact on trade

The Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform is an informal group of non-G20 countries aiming to build political consensus on the importance of fossil fuel subsidy reform. The Friends work internationally within forums such as the G20, APEC, OECD, UNFCCC, Agenda 2030 and the WTO to promote the benefits of reform, and to provide information […]

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