Past Events

How to Ensure Climate and Environmental Risk Resilience of Central Bank Operations and the Financial System

23 November 2023 | Singapore
Monetary, Roundtables | Tags: Central Banks, Financial Supervision, Monetary Policy
CEP together with AMRO and SEACEN co-hosted a roundtable for central bankers and financial supervisors to exchange experiences, ideas and best practices on how to account for climate and environmental risks in central banking and financial supervision. The discussions covered (1) the challenges of climate ... continue reading

ATI Regional Workshop on Tax Expenditures (East Africa) – Estimation, Reporting and Evaluation

18-19 October 2022 | Nairobi, Kenya
Fiscal, Workshops | Tags: Tax Expenditures
With around 50 participants from 9 countries attending, the workshop proved the growing engagement of different stakeholders in the region concerning the topic of tax expenditures monitoring and reform. ... continue reading

First ATI Regional Workshop on Tax Expenditures (West Africa)

27-28 July 2022 | Lagos, Nigeria
Fiscal, Workshops | Tags: Tax Expenditures
First in the series focused on West Africa, with around 70 participants from 18 countries attending, the First ATI Regional Workshop on Tax Expenditures held in Nigeria (Lagos, 27-28 July, 2022) provided insightful discussions and takeaways... ... continue reading

Liberalizing Services Trade. Insights from the OECD STRI

17 February 2022 16:00-17:00 CET | Online
Panel, Trade | Tags: Services Trade, Trade Liberalization
Global services trade regulations showed signs of liberalization in 2021, hitting a pause button on the steady rise in trade barriers witnessed in previous years. According to the recently released 2021 Services Trade Restrictiveness Index (STRI), services liberalization outpaced new restrictions during 2021. This however ... continue reading

Trade in Environmental Services – Lowering the Barriers, Seizing the Benefits

8 December 2021 10:00-11:30 CET | Online
Roundtables, Trade | Tags: Environmental Services, Green Growth, Services Trade
Major disruptions have often triggered technological revolutions and transitions to a new way of organizing production and consumption. The recovery from the Covid-19 crisis is such an opportunity for change. Technologies for a green recovery have matured over the past decade, and popular demand for ... continue reading