Environmental Fiscal Reform (EFR) Training in Bangkok, Thailand

18 November 2016


From 4 – 6 December 2016, the AIZ is organizing a Training Seminar on “Capacity Development for Environmental Fiscal Reform (EFR)”. The seminar is addressing policy makers, administration officials and other relevant stakeholders who are responsible for preparing or implementing environmental fiscal reforms – i.e. the introduction or reform of environmental taxes and charges and the reform of environmentally harmful subsidies. This three-day training course will convey basic concepts and definitions of EFR, in-depth knowledge of EFR approaches in various sectors and countries, detailed knowledge of potential benefits and trade-offs of EFR and is designed to increase individual capacities to design and promote appropriate EFR strategies. Particular attention is given to inter-ministerial dynamics when preparing a reform. The training course is facilitated by two experts and employs a case work methodology, focusing on discussing nationally appropriate approaches and build on participants’ insights and expertise. For more details, click here. 

Participation fee is EUR 1,710 for GIZ-financed participants and EUR 1,990 for external participants (excluding accommodation and transportation).

For further information on the training course, contact Mr. Eike Meyer ( For on-line registration, please do so before 22 November by visiting this link or

This training is organized by in cooperation with Department Sector and Global Programs, Division Climate Change, Environment, Infrastructure of GIZ Head Office.