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Objectives

The World Bank’s Climate Action Peer Exchange (CAPE), supported by NDC Support Facility (NDC-SF), and the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), and jointly with Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Centre (CARTAC) held a workshop on “Fiscal Policy for Climate Action in the Caribbean” on Jan 21-23, 2019 in the St. Kitts and Nevis.

The workshop aims to discuss fiscal reforms for a low carbon growth transition in the Caribbean, climate-informed budget processes, and debt and risk management instruments. The agenda includes presentations and discussions on:

  • Environmental tax reforms and incentives for renewable energy sources to promote low carbon growth;
  • National budgeting and public investment processes to support climate action, including for adaptation and resilience measures;
  • Debt structures for climate investments, risk insurance, and other financial instruments. 

Workshop Resources