Distributional Impact of Carbon Pricing in Central and Eastern Europe – online project event

December 15 2021
2021-12-17 / 9:00
2021-12-17 / 11:00
„Distributional Impact of Carbon Pricing in Central and Eastern Europe”, a project funded by the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), studies the effects of the increasing carbon costs in the EU on the economically vulnerable groups of final energy consumers.

Why attend the event?

  • Discover and learn from a multi-country approach towards carbon pricing and its impact relation to energy poverty
  • Explore different policy projections and plans from 5 different countries
  • Discover a complex and ambitious research project that can be used by policymakers for future reference and that can offer a quantitative foundation for sound decision making


The event is a part of the project „Distributional Impact of Carbon Pricing in Central and Eastern Europe”, which is funded by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, commissioned by the German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) with the implementation of the European Climate Initiative

  • 9:00 – 9:25 Opening remarks & Keynote SpeechOpening remarks: EUKI consortiums introduction, presentation of partners, and a keynote address by GIS Keynote speech: Sarah Siemering – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (Germany) – manager of the Funding Programme European Climate Initiative (EUKI) Speakers: Radu Dudau – Energy Policy Group (Romania), founder Constanze Haug – adelphi (Germany), member of the management board
  • 9:25 – 10:15 DiscussionDiscussion about the project’s scope, having as guests political leaders from the countries of the consortium members Anca Dragu – Member of Parliament, Save Romania Union (Romania) Benedek Jávor – Head of the Representation of Budapest in Brussels (Hungary) TBA (Germany) TBA (Poland) TBA (Bulgaria) Moderator: Radu Dudau – Energy Policy Group (Romania), founder
  • 10:15 – 10:20 Break
  • 10:20 – 10:50 PresentationsPresentations of research perspective and existing input in a national context for each country Constantin Postoiu – Energy Policy Group (Romania) Julia Bako – Habitat for Humanity (Hungary) Martin Vladimirov – Center for the Study of Democracy (Bulgaria) Jakub Sokolowski – Institute for Structural Research (Poland) Vlad Surdea-Hernea – Indeas into Energy (Germany) Q&A session
  • 10:50 – 11:00 Closing remarks
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