Latest SEEA news

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).

IUCN Motion Supporting the SEEA

12 December 2019
A motion supporting natural capital accounting and the SEEA for mainstreamining biodiversity values will be brought to the IUCN World Conservation Congress in June 2020 in Marseille, France.

Capitals Collaboration Day – Side Event of Natural Capital Week 2019

11 December 2019
On November 6, UNSD participated in Capitals Collaboration Day, a part of Natural Capital Week 2019 that took place in Madrid from 5 to 8 November 2019. UNSD led a session on exploring the SEEA EEA and business accounting for the environment and ecosystems.

International Seminar on Natural Capital Accounting, 12-14 November, Beijing, China

09 December 2019
The United Nations Statistics Division and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) of China in collaboration with the United Nations Environment and European Union jointly organized an International Seminar on Natural Capital Accounting in Beijing, China from 12-14 November.