Latest SEEA news

Launch of National Implementation Plan for SEEA in Bhutan

05 January 2024
In October 2023, the National Statistics Bureau of Bhutan unveiled a national implementation plan for the SEEA in Bhutan. Developed through a collaborative stakeholder process, the ambitious plan outlines priority accounts for 2024-2029.

Looking Forward to the 55th UN Statistical Commission

05 January 2024
Every year, the annual session of the UN Statistical Commission  provides an opportunity for the UN UNCEEA to share its progress and plans for the future with the highest body of the global statistical system. This year, the 55th Session of the UNSC will take place in New York, from 27 February to 1 March 2024.

Progress of the Ad hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on Indicators for the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework

01 January 2024
Following the adoption of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) by the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) in December 2022, the  Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG)

UNEP updates the Global Manual on Economy-Wide Material Flow Accounting and the Global Material Flows Database

30 December 2023
In 2023, UNEP, in close collaboration with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), revised the

IMF publishes the First Progress Report on the Third Phase of the G20 Data Gaps Initiative (DGI-3)

29 December 2023
The objective of the DGI is to encourage economies to provide data to assist policymakers in addressing the most relevant policy needs and filling critical data gaps.  The DGI-3 focus in filing the data gaps in addressing climate change, financial innovation, and inclusive growth.

Eurostat launches data collection on ecosystem extent accounts

22 December 2023
On 19 December 2023, Eurostat launched a data collection on ecosystem extent accounts for countries that are part of the European Statistical System (ESS).

SEEA at the CoP28: Integrating Natural Capital Accounting and Climate Change

18 December 2023
A side event on “Integrating Natural Capital Accounting and Climate Change” was organized by the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) during the UN Climate Change Conference COP28 in Dubai on Sunday, 3 December 2023.

Supreme Audit Institutions and Environmental-Economic Accounting systems

01 December 2023
An “Inter-regional workshop on climate change: The contribution of Supreme Audit Institutions” was jointly organized by the Federal Court of Accounts of Brazil, the General Comptroller of Chile, and UNDESA in Santiago (Chile) on 23-25 October 2023.