Latest SEEA news

Webinars on supporting the implementation of the post-2020 Global Monitoring Framework: Joining forces for monitoring biodiversity

30 June 2021
The first two of a series of webinars supporting the implementation of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) took place virtually on 28 June for the Africa, Europe, North America and Caribbean, and 30 June for the Asia-Pacific region.

The 16th Meeting of the UNCEEA: Scaling up implementation, the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework and more

30 June 2021
The Sixteenth Meeting of the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting (UNCEEA) took place virtually on 15-17 June, 2021. Nearly 70 members from national statistical offices from 28 countries and 11 international organizations took part in the annual meeting.

Resource Corner SEEA News and Notes: Issue No. 14

29 June 2021
Find the new global manual on economy-wide material flow accounting, the EU Ecosystem Assessment; the final results of accounting of ecosystems services in the EU, a ten-year strategy for advancing natural capital accounting in South Africa; final report from the project NCAVES in China and more results from the NCAVES project, a national land account for Australia and lots more.

Canada's new Census of Environment: A central role for the SEEA EA

25 June 2021
Canada has just launched aCensus of Environment to increase knowledge of Canada’s ecosystems, help monitor environmental trends, and promote better decision-making for a nature positive world.

Environmental-Economic Accounting for Evidence-based Policy in the Philippines and Senegal

07 June 2021
Last month, UNSD kicked off a new project, “Environmental-Economic Accounting for Evidence-based Policy” in two countries, Philippines and Senegal. The project, funded by the UN Development Account, is taking place in 4-6 countries in Africa and Asia and runs until mid-2023.

South Africa releases first Natural Capital Accounting Strategy

03 June 2021
South Africa has reached an important milestone on advancing SEEA implementation by releasing its first 10-year strategy for Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) in South Africa.

Release of NCAVES China project reports during closing workshop

02 June 2021
China releases the final project report for the NCAVES project, which includes pilot SEEA EA accounts for Guangxi Zhang Autonomous Region and Guizhou Province.

Launch of the ARIES for SEEA Explorer

17 May 2021
On 29 April, over 400 participants joined the launch of the ARIES for SEEA Explorer, a pioneering AI-powered application for natural capital accounting. 

UNEP celebrates the adoption of the SEEA EA and calls for its mainstreaming throughout the UN system

29 April 2021
Following the adoption of the SEEA Ecosystem Accounting, UNEP calls for mainstreaming the framework throughout the UN System.