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.

Climate Change, Trade, and Sustainable Development

March 10, 2020 at 13:00 - 17:00

How can trade rules and climate policy be made mutually supportive? On Tuesday 10 March, the New Zealand Embassy and SEI will host a seminar Climate Change, Trade, and Sustainable Development: Capturing Synergies on the Road to COP 26. This timely discussion in the run-up to COP 26 in Glasgow will bring together government officials, business, academia and civil society in a dialogue on around trade, climate change and sustainable development.

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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
  • Netherlands