Latest SEEA news

Beyond GDP: the SEEA contributions as a statistical framework

12 April 2023
Statistical Measures Beyond GDP was the topic of this year High-level Forum on Official Statistics, organized every year at the margins of the UN Statistical Commission.

Enhancing capacity for SEEA Ecosystem Accounting in the Maldives

11 April 2023
The Government of the Republic of Maldives recently began developing natural capital accounts through pilot testing of the SEEA Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EA) framework in Laamu Atoll, an ecologically sensitive and economically important area in southern Maldives.  

Water accounting sets the stage at the UN Water Conference 2023

07 April 2023
Nearly 150 people from a wide array of institutions from over 40 countries took part in a special event of the 2023 Water Conference on Water Accounting for the Sustainable Development Goals.

Eighth Joint OECD/UNECE Seminar on the Implementation of the SEEA

06 April 2023
The 8th Joint OECD/UNECE Seminar on the Implementation of SEEA was held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, from 13-15 March 2023. English-Russian interpretation was provided.

UNEP develops a compiler to assist countries build Economy-Wide Material Flow Accounts

03 April 2023
In March 2023, UNEP published the Compiler for Economy-Wide Material Flow Accounts. The EW-MFA Compiler was developed by UNEP in consultation with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to support countries in building Economy-Wide Material Flow Accounts. 

Assessing the state of the SEEA: 2022 Global Assessment of Environmental-Economic Accounting

15 March 2023
The UN Statistics Division (UNSD) released the results of the 2022 Global Assessment of Environmental-Economic Accounting and

SEEA Highlights of the 54th UN Statistical Commission

13 March 2023
After two years of meeting virtually, the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) met for their 54th at UN Headquarters in New York from 28 February to 3 March 2023. Read more about the SEEA-related highlights of the Commission.

Senegal Takes Steps Towards SEEA Accounts with the release of Land Cover Accounts and a National Plan

10 March 2023
From 13 to 15 February, the National Agency for Statistics and Demography (ANSD) of Senegal hosted the Technical Workshop on the Compilation of Ecosystem Extent Accounts in its offices in Dakar, Senegal.

Making Nature Count at the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15)

19 January 2023
Read about the SEEA side-event of the UN Biodiversity Conference, Making Nature Count through Natural Capital Accounting, which took place on 9 December 2022.