4th Ministerial Meeting

October 12, 2020 - October 12, 2020

  The Fourth Ministerial Meeting of the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action took place in a virtual format on October 12, 2020, from 6:30-8:30AM (EDT).

Helsinki Principle 4 Workshop: Green Budgeting

October 05, 2020 - October 05, 2020

  Description As governments formulate budget responses to support economic recovery following the COVID-19 crisis, there is greater momentum to include green perspectives in recovery packages. This comes with increased interest in how green budgeting can support the design and implementation of government budgets that progress climate and environmental goals. The virtual workshop discussed these issues and more, drawing on country experiences. The agenda covered:

Helsinki Principle 5 Webinar on Climate Finance

July 14, 2020 - July 14, 2020

Webinar hosted by Luxembourg and the European Investment Bank.

Helsinki Principle 5 Workshop on Blended Finance

July 07, 2020 - July 07, 2020

  Blended finance instruments aim to address market failures that limit private financial flows for sustainable activities. This workshop, hosted and organised by the Government of Luxembourg with support from the European Investment Bank, provided an opportunity to understand the main concepts of blended finance. The event was opened by Mr. Pierre Gramegna, Minister of Finance, Luxembourg, and Mr. Christoph Kuhn, Director for Mandate Management, the European Investment Bank, and proceeded with contributions from relevant public and private sector stakeholders.

Helsinki Principle 5 Workshop on Green Taxonomies

June 29, 2020 - June 29, 2020


Principle 3 Workshop on The Political Economy of Carbon Pricing Post Covid-19

June 22, 2020 - June 23, 2020

  The OECD and the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action held a virtual workshop on The Political Economy of Carbon Pricing Post Covid-19’, organised in co-operation with IMF and World Bank. This event occurred on 22 June, 8-10 am EDT/2-4 pm CEST and 23 June, 6.30am-12pm EDT/12.30-6 pm CEST.

Principle 5 Workshop on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure

June 10, 2020 - June 10, 2020

There is increasing international recognition of the need to integrate climate change and environmental considerations into mainstream financial decision-making. Better access to climate-related information can enhance how climate risks are assessed, priced, and managed. However, implementing requirements around climate-related financial disclosure brings with it technical and political challenges.