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GSG Governor Prof. Dr. Stefan Weishaar appointed to the UN Subcommittee on Environmental Taxation Issues

07 June 2022

GSG Governor Prof. Dr. Stefan Weishaar has been appointed to the UN Subcommittee on Environmental Taxation Issues. During the period 2022-2025 this multi-stakeholder and multidisciplinary committee is mandated to consider, report and propose guidance on environmental and environmentally-related tax issues and opportunities and shall in particular produce practical guidelines on targeted, additional and emerging issues in the area of carbon taxation.

Stefan is (lead)drafter on the work stream on the interactions of a carbon tax with other environmental and environmentally-related taxes and instruments, energy transition, and carbon border adjustment mechanisms (CBAM).

In its work, the committee will pay particular attention to the needs and priorities of, and the barriers faced by developing countries, and report on relevant cases of current country practices, policy considerations, and administrative issues.

Last modified:07 June 2022 5.07 p.m.

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