ICAP-IETA-Partnership for Market Readiness - Plenary

Carbon Pricing in Latin America: Recent Developments and Outlook

11 November, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (CET)

NOTE: EVENT WILL BE HELD IN SPANISH & ENGLISH - SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATION PROVIDED

This virtual joint plenary session will give a tour to carbon pricing policy development in the Latin American region, showcasing the carbon market readiness work of 4 countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico. Senior government representatives will present on the countries’ carbon pricing roadmap, policy milestones achieved during this year and challenges ahead for expanding the use of market-based instruments in the region, followed by a Q&A space to discuss opportunities for regional cooperation and knowledge exchange among presenters and participants.

Moderator

Katie Sullivan, Managing Director - IETA & Marcos Castro, Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR Secretariat) - World Bank

Welcome – Remarks by the Co-Chairs of the Carbon Pricing in the Americas (CPA) Platform

  • Jean-Yves Benoit, Director of Carbon Market, Ministry of the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change, Québec
  • Juan Pedro Searle, Head of the Sustainable Development Office, Ministry of Energy, Chile

Speakers

  • Carolina Urmeneta, Head of the Climate Change Office in the Ministry of Environment of Chile
  • José Francisco Charry, National Director of Climate Change, Colombia Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Colombia
  • Gustavo Fontanele, Coordinator of Green Economy, Brazil Ministry of Economy, Brazil
  • Marco Heredia Fragoso, General Director, Climate Change Policies, SEMARNAT, Mexico

Closing Remarks

William Acworth, Head of Secretariat, ICAP

Agenda

  • Welcome remarks by CPA Co-Chairs.
  • Introduction of panelists.
  • Panel interventions: Short overview of strategies, approaches, and experiences on carbon pricing readiness.
  • Moderated questions, allowing interaction and discussion among presenters.
  • Closing remarks.

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