Dnestr near Otaci and Calaraseuca, Moldova by Zserghei

COP21 Side Event on Energy Subsidies in EU’s Eastern Partnership Countries

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine (OECD)

Topic: Reform of environmentally harmful subsidies

This side event presented preliminary results from a review of energy subsidies in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

A panel of distinguished officials and experts shared the most recent experience of energy subsidy reform measures and their economic, social, environmental and climate-related impacts in the Eastern Partnership countries, complemented by examples from the EU and OECD countries.

This work is part of a regional project on “Greening Economies in the Eastern Neighbourhood” (EaP GREEN), conducted by the OECD and funded by the European Union. More information here

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