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

February 24, 2020 - February 26, 2020

Venue: African Development Bank Headquarters, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire The Ministry of Finance, Cote D'Ivoire and the World Bank will host the Fourth Sherpa Meeting of the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action on February 24-26 in Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire.

COP25: Finance Ministers from over 50 countries join forces to tackle climate change

December 09, 2019 - December 09, 2019

Present for the first time at a COP, Finance Ministers launch plan of action

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

November 18, 2019 - November 19, 2019

  The Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action met for its third sherpa meeting on November 18-19, at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development headquarters in London, United Kingdom.  

Annual Meetings 2019: Meeting of the Coalition of Finance Ministers, Washington D.C

October 19, 2019 - October 19, 2019

  The Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action hosted its second Minister-level meeting on October 19, 2019, at the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund in Washington DC. Fifty countries have now endorsed a set of six principles, known as the Helsinki Principles, and have joined the Coalition. This includes twenty four new members that have joined since the Coalition's launch in April 2019.

Workshop on Carbon Taxation in Stockholm, Sweden

October 03, 2019 - October 04, 2019

  Carbon taxes are one of the most effective carbon pricing instruments to address carbon emissions. For finance ministries, they serve as an administratively easy and self-sustainable resource for mobilizing domestic revenues whilst ensuring compliance with climate change commitments.