Auckland Public Lecture: The use of fiscal instruments to achieve environmental policy objectives

With Ian Parry, International Monetary Fund (IMF) | Thursday 21 September | 5.30pm

— Welcoming Ian Parry

The Tax Policy Charitable Trust is delighted to be welcoming Ian Parry, Principal Environmental Fiscal Policy Expert at the International Monetary Fund, to speak at a series of events in New Zealand. Ian’s visit comes at a time when there is heightened interest in and debate regarding emissions reduction targets and the mechanisms for achieving these.

Ian will discuss the global picture in respect of environmental issues, the role of mitigation instruments, mechanisms to enhance acceptability and broader environmental concerns. He concludes with some observations specifically focused on Aotearoa New Zealand.

This public lecture promises to be a thought-provoking event about an important set of issues.

— Event details

Date: Thursday 21 September

Location: Theater Room 4, Humanities Building 260, University of Auckland City Campus, 12 Grafton Road, Auckland 

Time: Please arrive from 5.15pm for a 5.30pm start

Event Format: A welcome on behalf of the Tax Policy Charitable Trust, followed by Ian’s lecture, ending with an opportunity for Q&A. The event will conclude by 6.45pm.