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Online course on SEEA EEA for Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean 2018
17 September 2018
As part of the Regional Training Programme on the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting for Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, the SEEA will conduct an online course between September and November of 2018, to share with the participants a common level of technical knowledge on the SEEA EEA.
SDG 6 Indicators Bring Together Ecosystem Accounting and Earth Observation Communities
23 August 2018
UN Environment and Earth observation community produce land satellite images of approximately three quadrillion pixels for SDG 6.
2018 Experts Forum Highlights Ecosystem Accounting Progress and Activity
17 July 2018
The theory and practice of ecosystem accounting took center stage in June as experts from around the world convened in Glen Cove, New York to inform the revision of the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounts (SEEA EEA).
Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services in China
11 June 2018
Launched in early November 2017 in Beijing, the European Union funded project ‘Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services’ is supported by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and implemented by the National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS).
South Africa hosts Natural Capital Accounting Workshop
06 June 2018
Organized by The Department of Environmental Affairs, South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) and Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), a national stakeholder workshop for the Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (NCA&VES) Project was held on 19 March 2018 in South Africa.
Update on the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting revision
06 June 2018
The revision of the ecosystem accounting framework was launched in March 2018 by the UNCEEA and the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), and four working groups have been created to drive forward the revision process.
Australia takes new strides in linking the environment and economy for a sustainable future
30 May 2018
Australia has been at the forefront of environmental-economic accounts development for over two decades with the national statistical agency, the Australian Bureau of Statistics, pioneering accounts from the mid-1990s.
SEEA at the 49th Session of the UN Statistical Commission
30 May 2018
Close to 700 participants from 148 countries came together for the 49th session of the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) from 6-9 March, 2018 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Held since 1947, the UNSC brings together Chief Statisticians from UN Member States and is the highest decision-making body for international statistical activities.
Brazil Responds to Water Shortages with SEEA Water Accounts
21 May 2018
The President of the Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE), Roberto Olinto Ramos, unveiled Brazil’s water accounts (English) at the 8th World Water Forum, held in Brasilia from 17-23 March 2018.