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September 2016

22 & 23 Sept 2016: 17th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation

22nd September 2016 @ 8:00 AM - 23rd September 2016 @ 5:00 PM
Martini Plaza, Leonard Springerlaan 2,
Groningen, 9727 KB Netherlands
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Green Budget Europe is one of the main sponsors of the 17th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation, which was held on the 22nd and 23rd of September 2016 in Groningen, the Netherlands. Over the past 16 years, the GCET conferences have materialized as a useful and important meeting place for experts and scholars from all parts of the world taking interest in experiences and insights relating to environmental taxation in a wide sense. This year, the GCET community explored a wide range of instrument…

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April 2018

Call for Papers/Abstracts: Environmental Tax Challenges in the 21st Century: Urban Concentration and Increasing Transport

30th April 2018

CEU San Pablo University, Faculty of Law and the Institute for European Studies, in cooperation with the Institute for Fiscal Studies, invite the submission of papers and abstracts for the 19th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation (GCET19), to be held in Madrid, Spain, on 26-28 September 2018. The theme for the conference is Environmental Tax Challenges in the 21st Century: Urban Concentration and Increasing Transport. Environmental policies are needed to address the interrelated environmental impacts of urban concentration and transport  in the…

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May 2018

Fiscal Instruments for Biodiversity in Europe and Beyond

28th May 2018 - 30th May 2018
International Academy for Nature Conservation Isle of Vilm Putbus, D-18581 + Google Map

To achieve several of the SDG and Aichi targets requires the phase out and reform of biodiversity harmful subsidies and the introduction of economic/fiscal incentives. To this end, the identification, definition and quantification of those is essential. Hence, in the international workshop on fiscal instruments experts with academic, practical and/or political experience from different countries debate on substantial, methodological, practical and political issues on the subject. Objectives are the critical discussion of experiences and research results and needs from and…

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June 2018

WCERE 2018 – 6th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists

25th June 2018 - 29th June 2018
School of Business, Economics and Law. University of Gothenburg, Vasagatan 1
Gothenburg, 40530 Sweden
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The goal of this congress is to delve into economic theory to understand the mechanisms behind social change but listen also to subjects such as political science and history as well as the many natural science disciplines that help us understand the resource and environmental challenges we face. These are times when environmental issues are very pressing and sensible policy making is becoming more difficult and more scarce. In addition to theory and empirical studies, engagement with the policy agenda…

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July 2018

High-level Side Event: “Paris Collaborative on Green Budgeting: using the tools of budgetary policy-making towards the implementation of SDGs”

16th July 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
UN Conference Building, UNHQ New York, Turtle Bay
New York, NY 10017 United States
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The Paris Collaborative on Green Budgeting is the first cross-country and cross-sectoral initiative to support governments in their efforts to “green” their fiscal policies and embed environmental sustainability commitments and green growth within budget and policy frameworks. “Greening” implies using national expenditure and revenue processes to support climate and environmental goals towards developing sustainable and resilient societies. The objective of this side event is to discuss, disseminate and further develop new and innovative tools that provide practical assistance to governments…

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September 2018

Environmental Tax Challenges in the 21st Century: Urban Concentration and Increasing Transport

26th September 2018 - 28th September 2018
CEU San Pablo University, Calle Julián Romea, 18
Madrid, 28003 Spain
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The GCET is the leading global forum for exchanges on the principles and practices of environmental taxation and other market-based instruments relevant for greening of the economy and a more sustainable development. Research presented at the previous eighteen conferences has helped provide a much stronger theoretical and empirical underpinning of the legal, economic and behavioral issues in this area. In line with the tradition, also this year a selection of the best contributions will be published in the prestigious book…

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