Technical Workshop on Climate Budgeting Tool in Kampala, Uganda

September 25, 2018

On September 25, 2018, the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) and the World Bank held a one-day workshop to mark the pilot implementation of the Climate Change Budget Tagging (CCBT) system. The CCBT is a system to identify and track climate-relevant public expenditures. The system will enable expenditure analysis for the Government of Uganda’s climate actions, and allow for consistent reporting by spending ministries, and budget planning. 

Fiscal Policy for NDCs and Green Investment at Africa Carbon Forum in Kenya

April 12, 2018 - April 12, 2018

The Africa Carbon Forum brings together policymakers and practitioners to discuss the latest developments related to climate change policy, carbon markets and finance. Its goal is to share knowledge on innovative solutions in the context of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and other strategies, and to explore possibilities for collaboration on regional and global climate change initiatives.

Smart Fiscal Policy for Climate Action in Tanzania

January 23, 2018 - January 25, 2018

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). 

Environmental Fiscal Reforms for Low Carbon Growth Workshop in Colombia

September 28, 2017 - September 29, 2017

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.

Catalyzing Fiscal Policies for Climate Action in China

September 12, 2017 - September 15, 2017

The inaugural training workshop ‘Fiscal Policy for Climate Action’ was held in Shanghai from September 12-15, 2017.