Latest SEEA news

Transforming institutions to build back greener: the case for natural capital accounting.

15 July 2022
On 12 July, nearly 200 participants joined the side event Transforming Institutions to Build Back Greener: The Case for Natural Capital Accounting, which took place on the margins of the

NSO India organizes seminar on the SEEA and its role in policy and decision-making

15 July 2022
With natural capital underpinning all forms of life on earth, human well-being and the functioning of the socio-economic systems, it becomes pertinent to capture the value of the natural capital into statistics through System of Environment Economic Accounts (SEEA).

Development of the monitoring framework for the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

07 July 2022
To help to reach the 2050 Vision for Biodiversity, negotiations are underway for the development of a new biodiversity framework under the Convention on Biological Diversity.

The 17th Meeting of the UNCEEA

29 June 2022
The Seventeenth Meeting of the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting (UNCEEA) took place virtually on 27-28 June 2022. More than 70 participants from national statistical offices and international organizations took part in the annual meeting.

ECLAC hosts a SEEA Ecosystem Accounting online course for countries in the Latin American and the Caribbean region.

20 June 2022
The facilitated online course "Introduction to Ecosystem Accounting of the Environmental and Economic Accounting System (SCAE CE, in Spanish)”, held from 9 to 27 May 2022, and attended by more than155 participants from national statistical offices, line ministries and research institutions evincing the strong interest in ecosystem accounting in the region.

Results of the NCAVES pilot ecosystem accounts for Karnataka released

14 June 2022
As part of the NCAVES project, in parallel to the development of national level ecosystem accounts, a detailed and comprehensive set of ecosystem extent, condition and ecosystem services accounts have been piloted in India at the subnational level for the State of Karnataka.

G7 Ministers Commit to SEEA Implementation

06 June 2022
On 26-27 May, the G7 Ministers of Climate, Energy and the Environment met in Berlin to re-affirm their commitment to fighting the triple global crises of climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution. Importantly, a component of the resulting communiqué included the SEEA.

Towards the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

19 April 2022
The second part of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP-15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), to be held in person in Kunming, China later this year is expected to finalize and adopt the post-2020 globa

Global data collection for Economy-Wide Material Flow Accounts

19 April 2022
UN Environment has just launched global data collection for economy wide material flow accounts (EW-MFA). These efforts, coordinated between various international organizations, will be used to compile SDG indicators 8.4.1/12.2.1 and 8.4.2/12.2.2, Global Environmental Outlook (GEO) assessments, and much more. Read more here.