Latest SEEA news

Resource Corner Issue 23

13 October 2023
In this issue you will find Indonesia Energy Flow and Air Emissions Accounts, Uganda’s Ecosystem Services and Asset accounts, Canada’s agroecosystem accounting, UK’s urban ecosystem accounts, UBS report on mainstreaming NCA, TNFD Final Recommendations, and OECD”s,  a new paper on the first ocean environmental-economic account in the OSPAR region and more.

An Accounting Approach for Climate Change Policy in Africa: Regional Training in Kenya

09 October 2023
In conjunction with the second African Natural Capital Accounting Policy Forum, the UN Statisticas Division (UNSD) organized a Regional Training Workshop on an Accounting Approach to Climate Change Policy on 4-5 September in Nairobi, Kenya.   Climate change is one of the most pressing policy issues for many African countries given its wide-ranging impacts on well-being.

Second Africa Natural Capital Accounting Policy Forum convenes in Nairobi

06 October 2023
The African Natural Capital Accounting Policy Forum convened a diverse group of more than 120 government representatives from national statistical office and various agencies and ministries hailing from 30 countries across the African continent.  The forum, which took place from 6th to 7th September 2023 in Nairobi, Kenya,  yielded the Nairobi Declaration Statement and Call to Action as its most significant outcome.

TNFD releases the Recommendations for nature-related management and disclosure

06 October 2023
On 18 September 2023, the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disc
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Updates on Ocean Accounts

02 October 2023
In this article we present the latest updates on ocean accounts contributed by the Global Ocean Accounts Partnership (GOAP) 

London Group's 29th Meeting in South Africa

02 October 2023
The 29th Meeting of the London Group on Environmental Accounting convened in Pretoria, South Africa, from 11 to 14 September 2023, hosted by Statistics South Africa.

Resource Corner, Issue 22

12 July 2023
In this issue you will find TurkStat’s energy accounts, Statistics Canada’s articles on their environmental census and physical flow accounts for water and energy use, GHG emissions; Senegal’s report on land cover accounts, South Africa’s accounts for Strategic Water Source Areas; and more.

The 18th Meeting of the UNCEEA

30 June 2023
On 21-22 June, more than 70 participants joined the 18th Meeting of the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting to discuss the overall direction and vision in the field of environmental-economic accounting and supporting statistics.

Using the SEEA in support of climate change policies in Asia and the Pacific

16 June 2023
In April 2023, the UN Statistics Division and UN Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific, with support of the Government of Japan, held a regional training workshop in Chiba on using the SEEA in support of climate chagne policy.