The United Nations Statistical Division (UNSD) works in close collaboration with national and international partners to lead several projects advancing environmental and ecosystem accounting in Member States. By working with Member States to compile SEEA accounts and initiate pilot testing of SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting, UNSD aims to mainstream SEEA-related analysis and decision making at the national, city and corporate level and build technical capacity in Member States.

Current projects include:


Date Location Title
12 November 2018 to 15 November 2018 Aguascalientes and Mexico City, Mexico Second Mission to Mexico for the project Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services
18 June 2018 to 20 June 2018 Glen Cove, Long Island, NY Forum of Experts in SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting
19 March 2018 Pretoria, South Africa National Stakeholder Workshop in South Africa- Ecosystem Accounting
22 November 2017 to 23 November 2017 The Hague, Netherlands Second Forum on Natural Capital Accounting for Better Decision-Making, The Hague
06 November 2017 to 08 November 2017 Beijing, China Regional Training Workshop on the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting in China
31 October 2017 to 03 November 2017 Beijing, China Inception Mission to China for the Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services project
19 September 2017 to 22 September 2017 Pretoria, South Africa Inception Mission to South Africa for the Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services project
13 June 2017 to 14 June 2017 Mexico City, Mexico EU NCA Project - Inception Mission Mexico

SEEA Central Framework

An international statistical standard for measuring the environment and its relation to the economy Read More

SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting

A measurement framework tracking changes in ecosystems and linking those changes to economic and other human activity Read More

SEEA Applications and Extensions

How to use the SEEA Central Framework accounts for decision making, policy formulation and research Read More