Incorporating nature in development planning through natural capital accounting

As part of the IUCN World Conservation Congress, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, IUCN and Conservation International are organizing a side event, Incorporating nature in development planning through natural capital accounting. This session discusses Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) and the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting, Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EA), including their role in helping incorporate nature and sustainability into economic planning, as well as meeting Sustainable Development Goals and other global environmental commitments.

Speakers include representatives from the United Nations, South Africa National Biodiversity Institute, Convention on Biological Diversity, Global Environment Facility, European Commission, Conservation International and IUCN. More information can be found on the event flyer and here. Participation in the event is limited to those registered for the IUCN WCC.


Background links:

EU Ecosystem Accounts