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Fifth Global Dialogue on Sustainable Ocean Development

24 July 2024
From 1 to 5 July 2024, the Global Dialogue on Sustainable Ocean Development took place in Bali, Indonesia, bringing together over 600 persons from 50 countries, with Ministers from Indonesia, Samoa, Fiji, Palau, Belize, Papua New Guinea, Australia and Maldives. 

Working towards SEEA accounts for climate change in five countries

22 July 2024
Between May and July 2024, experts from the IMF’s Statistics Department delivered successful missions to Bangladesh, Colombia, Indonesia, Peru and South Africa, supporting the NSOs in the compilation and refinement of energy and air emissions accounts.

Resource Corner, SEEA News and Notes: Issue 26

22 July 2024
Resource corner, SEEA News and Notes: Issue 26

Brazil hosts the IMF's Data Gaps Initiative (DGI-3) Global Conference

22 July 2024
On June 11-13, over 140 representatives from G20 economies and the Inter Agency on Group on Economic and Financial Statistics met at the IMF's Data Gaps Initiative (DGI-3) Global Conference, organized by the IMF and hosted by the Central Bank of Brazil under the Brazilian G20 Presidency in Brasilia.

Canada’s Census of Environment: An Update

15 July 2024
In 2021, the Government of Canada awarded Statistics Canada (StatCan) with funding to develop the Census of Environment (CoE), which links data on ecosystems with socio-economic information to analyze the connections between ecosystems, the economy and human well-being.

Update on recent progress on the monitoring framework for the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework

15 July 2024
Recognizing the importance of monitoring for halting and reversing the loss of biodiversity, in 2022, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) adopted a monitoring framework along with the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework.

Water Accounts Training for Western Asian Countries

08 July 2024
Between April and May, the EU-funded Euro Mediterranean Statistical Cooperation Programme (MEDSTAT V) carried out an online training course for Mediterranean Partner Countries and other UNESCWA member states in collaboration with UNSD and UNESCWA.

19th Meeting of the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting

02 July 2024
The 19th Meeting of the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting (UNCEEA) took place online on 25-26 June 2024. Members of the UNCEEA from about 30 countries and several international organizations discussed progress on its work programme and future plans.

The Uses of the SEEA for Policy Webinar Series: The SEEA and the Global Biodiversity Framework

02 July 2024
The webinar series, the Uses of the SEEA for Policy, aims to highlight various priority and/or emerging policy areas that can be informed by the SEEA. The first two webinars highlighted the use of the SEEA for the Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) and had a combined reach of approximately 600 people.