About Us


Climate Action Peer Exchange (CAPE) is a forum for peer learning, knowledge sharing, and mutual advisory support. It brings together ministers and senior technical specialists from finance ministries across the world, as well as World Bank staff and other international experts, to discuss the fiscal challenges involved in implementing the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) established under the 2015 Paris Agreement. CAPE is a contribution of the WBG to the NDC Partnership. 

Videos


  • Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action
  • A Conversation with Nicholas Stern
  • A conversation with Ingrid Gabriela Hoven
  • A conversation with Pedro Taques, Governor of Mato Grosso, Brazil
  • Fiscal Policy to Support NDCs and Mobilize Green Investment (High Level Plenary)
  • Fiscal Policy to Support NDCs and Mobilize Green Investment (Q&As).
  • Carbon Tax for Ethiopia (Part 1).
  • Carbon Tax for Ethiopia (Part 2) .
  • Carbon Tax for Ethiopia (Part 3).
  • Carbon Tax for Ethiopia (Part 4).
  • Carbon Tax for South Africa (Part 1).
  • Carbon Tax for South Africa (Part 2).
  • Carbon Tax for South Africa (Part 3).
  • Carbon Tax for South Africa (Part 4).

Focus Area


CAPE has 6 key focus areas. Here you can explore various challenges and opportunities as well as good practices under each focus area.

Events


This is the quarterly updated CAPE event calendar. You can easily access the event summary of previous events and registration page for upcoming events (except for close-door events).

Past events

18 November 2019

Third Sherpa Meeting of the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action

19 October 2019

Annual Meetings 2019: Meeting of the Coalition of Finance Ministers, Washington…

03 October 2019

Workshop on Carbon Taxation in Stockholm, Sweden

upcoming events

09 December 2019
09 December 2019

Launch of the Santiago Action Plan

Knowledge Center


The CAPE Knowledge Center is a curation of publications, tools, and online resources for CAPE focus areas. You can click on one of the focus areas below to filter for all relevant resources.

Finance Ministers Join Forces to Raise Climate Ambition

Submitted by agrover2 on Mon, 04/15/2019 - 12:36

At the 2019 World Bank Group-IMF Spring Meetings, Finance Ministers from more than twenty countries have launched a new coalition aimed at driving stronger collective action on climate change and its impacts. The newly formed Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action endorsed a set of six common principles, known as the “Helsinki Principles,” that promote national climate action, especially through fiscal policy and the use of public finance.