Latest SEEA news

Regional Training Workshop for SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting in South Africa

08 November 2019
The Regional Training Workshop on the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EEA) for countries in Africa, a part of a blended Regional Training Programme that also consists of an online course, took place on 28-31 October 2019 in Pretoria, South Africa and provided a unique opportunity for participants to improve their knowledge through practical exercises and discussions on implementation issues.

SEEA Implementation Now Reflected in Two SDG Indicators

30 October 2019
Indicators 15.9.1 and 12.b.1 now include SEEA implementation as a component. The proposals for these indicators were approved at the tenth meeting of the IAEG-SDGs and the indicators have been reclassified from Tier III to Tier II.

Resource Corner, SEEA News & Notes: Issue 7

23 October 2019
Find the latest resources for the SEEA News & Notes, Issue 7, including India's environmental accounts and the results of the European Court of Auditor's audit of European SEEA accounts, and more!

Scoping Workshop on the SEEA and Business Accounting

21 October 2019
The Scoping Workshop on the SEEA and Business Accounting, a part of the EU-funded NCAVES project, took place on 16-17 October 2019 and explored potential synergies in bringing together public and private sector approaches in terms of natural capital accounting.

Natural Capital Accounting in Support of Land Degradation Neutrality- Side Event CoP14 India

21 October 2019
Natural Capital Accounting in support of Land Degradation Neutrality, a side-event within the CoP14 of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), provided an overview of the SEEA-EEA and illustrated how the various types of accounts can support both implementation and monitoring needs of the convention.

NSO India Releases Second Publication on Environmental Accounts

21 October 2019
The National Statistical Office of India recently released its second environmental-economic accounting publication. This publication expands upon soil quality and water asset accounts to include two ecosystem services – crop provisioning and nature-based recreation – that have been assessed and valued at the national scale.

SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EEA) Revision, Q3 2019 Update

21 October 2019
Recent developments of the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting revision include the 2019 Forum of Experts on SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting, the Technical Expert Meeting on the revision of the SEEA EEA 2019, the Technical Expert Meeting (TEM), the drafting of discussion papers by experts, and more. 

Regional Training Programme on the Production of SEEA-Energy Accounts and Use of Energy Information for Policy

04 October 2019
This month, UNSD and partners are launching a Regional Training Programme on the Production of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting-Energy (SEEA-Energy) Accounts and the Use of Energy Information for Policy for countries of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) and South-eastern Europe (SEE).

Regional Seminar on Forest and Energy Accounts in Africa

27 September 2019
The African Centre for Statistics of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) held a regional seminar on the compilation and application of the SEEA energy and forest accounts from 3-6 September 2019 in Addis Ababa.