Latest SEEA news

Global Consultation on Global Economy Wide Material Flow Accounting Manual

01 February 2019
UNSD invites feedback and review from all stakeholders on the Global Economy Wide Material Flow Accounting Manual.

COP14: SEEA in Support of the Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework

19 December 2018
Natural capital accounting has a pivotal role to play in the post-2020 biodiversity framework. During the recent COP14, a side event on the SEEA was held to explore the role natural capital accounting and the SEEA can play in the post-2020 agenda.

Resource Corner, SEEA News & Notes: Issue 4

17 December 2018
Find the latest SEEA resources for the SEEA News & Notes, Issue 4, including the first ever SEEA accounts for India and coverage of the SEEA during October's Eye on Earth Symposium!

Third Natural Capital Accounting Policy Forum focuses on Climate Change and Biodiversity

07 December 2018
The applications of natural capital accounting (NCA) to biodiversity and climate change and the opportunity to build bridges between public and private sector NCA practitioners were the themes of Third Forum Decisions on Natural Capital Accounting for Better Policy held in Paris on 26-27 November.

Capturing the Picture of Biodiversity through the SEEA in Indonesia

07 December 2018
Sustainable ecological development is one of the main focuses of the Indonesian Government's national medium-term development. BPS – Statistics Indonesia, assists in this effort through the production of various SEEA accounts.

SEEA EEA Regional Training Held in Brazil for Latin America and the Caribbean

05 December 2018
As part of the NCA&VES project, a regional training workshop on the SEEA EEA was held for countries of Latin America and the Caribbean from 21 to 23 November 2018, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Environmental Statistics and Accounts in India

04 December 2018
India has released its first SEEA accounts. The accounts, developed in line with the Green National Accounts in India framework, are part of a long-term effort to reduce the impact of environmental degradation and protect and maintain the environment for present and future generations.

Looking Forward to the UNSC

27 November 2018
From 5-8 March 2019, Chief Statisticians from around the world will gather at the UN Headquarters in New York City for the annual United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC). Next year’s UNSC will be a milestone—its fiftieth session—and the fourteenth session where the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting (UNCEEA) has reported to the Commission. 

Webinar on Valuation for Ecosystem Accounting: An Introduction to Key Aspects

15 November 2018
Valuation of ecosystem services and ecosystem assets in monetary terms is a common area of contention in environmental measurement and accounting. To discuss this issue and angage with a broader community, the SEEA EEA Technical Committee and UNSD hosted a webinar for members of the UNCEEA and the Advisory Expert Group on National Accounts.