The Nordic countries have a joint pavilion at the UN Climate negotiations in Marrakech, November 7-18, 2016, under the auspices of the Nordic Council of Ministers. The Nordic pavilion at COP22 will highlight New Nordic Climate Solutions through a series of events and activities focusing on a greener future.
The event presents Nordic and international best practices from reform champions based on practical country examples of successfully undertaken reforms, including their impact or effect on other sectors (e.g. public transportation, poverty alleviation, renewable energy). The event takes place at the New Nordic Climate Solutions Pavilion - Section DEL2, Blue Zone, COP22.
Kimmo Tiilikainen, Minister of Agriculture and the Environment, Finland
10:35 Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Reform and NDCs
Laura Merrill, Senior Researcher and GSI Operations Manager, IISD
Markku Ollikainen, Chair of the Finnish Climate Change Panel and Professor, University of Helsinki
11:00 Perspectives about subsidy reform
The event will be webstreamed. Light snacks and drinks are provided. More information in the brand-new Nordic report “Learning from Leaders: Nordic and International Best Practice with Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform”: http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-4661
Watch the streaming from the the event here: