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Valuation chapters of the revised SEEA EEA were released

02 June 2020
Chapters 8-11 on valuation and accounting treatments for the revised SEEA EEA were launched for global consultation on 29 May 2020. The consulation on the four chapters is ongoing until 6 July 2020.   Please find below the drafts of chapters 8-11, draft glossary of terms to support the global consultation and the comments form specific to chapters 8-11. 

Update on the Road to the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

07 April 2020 work on the post-2020 global biodiversity framework is well underway, with more than 1000 delegates from more than 140 countries having met in Rome earlier this year at the second meeting of the Open-ended Working Group. 

First Global Consultation on the Revised SEEA EEA was Launched

06 April 2020
The first global consultation on individual chapters of the revised SEEA EEA was launched.

Australian Community of Experts for the SEEA Revision Process

06 April 2020
Australia, an international leader in the development of ecosystem accounting, has strong domestic support  for the SEEA EEA Revision process.  Australian scientists and other members of its academic community participate actively  in the technical working groups that have been developed to inform the revised standards. 

Update on the IUCN Motion: 2020 IUCN Motion in support of the SEEA EEA

05 April 2020
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has decided to postpone the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020, planned to be held in Marseille, to 7-15 January 2021 from its original date of 11-19 June.  The congress is a quadrennial event that brings together several th

Monitoring of Land Cover and Land Use 2018 in Brazil - IBGE

03 April 2020
On 26 March, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) released the Monitoring of Land Cover and Land Use (LCLU) publication in Brazil for 2018, thus expanding the historical series that already covers the years 2000, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016.

Resource Corner SEEA News and Notes: Issue No. 9

01 April 2020
  Technical Recommendations in support of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting 2012—Experimental Ecosystem Accounting  

SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EEA) Revision, Q1 2020 Update

01 April 2020
Since the last update on the SEEA EEA Revision process in November 2019 there has been significant progress achieved in the areas on ecosystem services and valuation with several discussion papers being finalized, furthermore the SEEA EEA revision process moved into dra

Third Mission to Mexico for the Project NCAVES

01 April 2020
On 27-28 February 2020, the Statistics Division of the United Nations (UNSD) and the National Institute of Statistics and Geographic Information-INEGI, held a technical meeting in Mexico City to discuss the progress on the implementation of the European Union-funded project Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (NCAVES) in Mexico.