Latest SEEA news

28th Meeting of the London Group on Environmental Accounting

12 October 2022
The 28th Meeting of the London Group on Environmental Accounting was hosted by the Federal Statistical Office of Germany from 26 to 29 September 2022 in Siegburg, Germany. More than 50 participants from around the world attended the meeting.

Natural Capital Accounting Initiative launched in Ethiopia

30 September 2022
From 19 to 23 September 2022, the UN Statistics Division (UNSD), In collaboration with the the World Bank’s Global Program for Sustainability (GPS), conducted a scoping mission to advance the NCA Initiative in Ethiopia.

Land cover and Environmental-Economic Accounting: An International Library for Land Cover Legends

16 September 2022
Land cover refers to the observed biophysical cover of the earth’s surface. Land cover provides a mean to assess landscape patterns and characteristics that are crucial for understanding environmental and ecological accounting.

Development of Ecosystem Accounts using ARIES for SEEA: Training for Country Practitioners

02 September 2022
In order to support the uptake of the SEEA EA in Africa, a training programme on the ARIES for SEEA was held in Kigali, Rwanda from 18-22 July 2022. 

SEEA Ecosystem Accounting free self-paced online course now available

18 July 2022
The UN Statistics Division (UNSD) and UN Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (UNSIAP) have launched a new e-learning course on SEEA Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EA).

Resource corner SEEA News and Notes: Issue 18

18 July 2022
In this issue you will find articles on “nature jobs” in the UK, recommendations to ministries of finance on nature-related risks, the U.S. marine satellite account and more.

Transforming institutions to build back greener: the case for natural capital accounting.

15 July 2022
On 12 July, nearly 200 participants joined the side event Transforming Institutions to Build Back Greener: The Case for Natural Capital Accounting, which took place on the margins of the

NSO India organizes seminar on the SEEA and its role in policy and decision-making

15 July 2022
With natural capital underpinning all forms of life on earth, human well-being and the functioning of the socio-economic systems, it becomes pertinent to capture the value of the natural capital into statistics through System of Environment Economic Accounts (SEEA).

Development of the monitoring framework for the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

07 July 2022
To help to reach the 2050 Vision for Biodiversity, negotiations are underway for the development of a new biodiversity framework under the Convention on Biological Diversity.