Latest SEEA news

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.

An Interview with Sir Bob Watson, former IPBES Chair

23 September 2019
Sir Bob Watson discusses the case for mainstreaming biodiversity considerations into government decisions, the IPBES global assessment and the post-2020 global biodiversity framework.

Online course of the Regional Training Programme on the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting

07 August 2019
A Regional Training Program on the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EEA) for countries in Africa has just been launched as an activity under the “Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services” project funded by the European Union.

South Africa First Natural Capital Accounting Forum

28 July 2019
The nation's first-even national forum convened a wide range of actors to share exciting highlights from South Africa's new national land and ecosystem accounts.