Latest SEEA news

Third Mission to Mexico for the Project NCAVES

01 April 2020
On 27-28 February 2020, the Statistics Division of the United Nations (UNSD) and the National Institute of Statistics and Geographic Information-INEGI, held a technical meeting in Mexico City to discuss the progress on the implementation of the European Union-funded project Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (NCAVES) in Mexico.

Fifth Joint OECD/UNECE Seminar on SEEA Implementation

31 March 2020
The Fifth Joint OECD/UNECE Seminar on SEEA Implementation brought together over 70 participants from the region to explore how the SEEA can contribute to circular economy, the SEEA-EEA revision and more.

Taking the Environment into Account at the UN Statistical Commission

25 March 2020
The 51st session of the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) took place earlier this month from 3-6 March 2020, giving the United Nations Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting (UNCEEA) an opportunity to present the progress made over the past year.

New SEEA Knowledge Base

23 March 2020
Earlier this month, we went live with our new knowledge base. Designed to be an easy-to-use document and media repository, we hope this new knowledge base will become a “go-to” library when you are looking for any resources to do with the SEEA and natural capital accounting.

Recognition of the SEEA EEA in Scientific Circles

12 March 2020
The last few weeks saw much recognition of the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EEA) and its revision process in leading academic journals, and its importance in light of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, which will be agreed at the COP-15 in October in Kunming, China.

Regional Training Workshop on SEEA-Energy and Energy Information in Almaty, Kazakhstan

30 December 2019
From 17-20 December 2019, over 30 participants from 12 countries attended the Regional Training Workshop on the Production of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting-Energy (SEEA-Energy) Accounts and the Use of Energy Information for Policy in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

The Fourth Forum on Natural Capital Accounting for Better Policy Brings Together Natural Capital Accounting and Landscape Communities

13 December 2019
The Forum brought together over 100 high-level participants including government representatives from developing and developed countries, as well as organizations working on Natural Capital Accounting (NCA), environmental-economic policy, and sustainable landscape management.

The European Green Deal and What it Means for Natural Capital Accounting

13 December 2019
On 10 December, the European Commission presented the much-awaited European Green Deal, an ambitious EU growth strategy for society and the environment.

INEGI Releases SEEA Accounts for 2018

13 December 2019
On December 4th, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) released the results of the SEEA-Mexico (economic and ecological accounts of Mexico), including accounting tables in physical and monetary terms on the impact of economic activities on the environment (air, water and soil).