The training workshop ‘Smart Fiscal Policy for Climate Action’ was held in Arusha, Tanzania, from January 23-25, 2018. The workshop was organized by the World Bank’s Climate Action Peer Exchange (CAPE) and the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI).
At the first CAPE Partnership meeting in Washington D.C., during the 2017 WB-IMF Spring Meetings, the Colombian Finance Minister Mauricio Cárdenas Santamaría described how Colombia was planning to implement its NDCs, including the introduction of a carbon tax on fossil fuels. He expressed his personal commitment to the CAPE initiative and offered to host a CAPE workshop in Bogota.
The inaugural training workshop ‘Fiscal Policy for Climate Action’ was held in Shanghai from September 12-15, 2017.