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.