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Webinar: Fossil fuel subsidy reform and the SDGs – opportunities for advocacy around the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

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Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 on Energy and SDG 12, as it applies to fossil fuel subsidies, will be reviewed at this year’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the essential global forum on the SDGs.

This forum provides an opportunity to promote fossil fuel subsidy reform as a key milestone to reaching the SDGs, including the sustainable energy access goal (SDG 7). IISD will share insights on preparations for the HLPF and its work on fossil fuel subsidy reform and energy access. The webinar will be an opportunity to discuss advocacy efforts around the SDGs.

Speakers:

  • Kali Taylor, IISD, SDG Lab Advisor Network: Briefing on HLPF, expected outcomes and opportunities for advocacy
  • Anna Zinecker, IISD, Policy Advisor, Global Subsidies Initiative: FFSR in the SDGs, linking energy access and subsidy reform

Date & Time: Friday, 29 June 2018, 10.00 EST/ 16.00 CEST
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  • June 29, 2018