Latest SEEA news

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

07 April 2020
The 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 starting with Chapters 3-5 on ecosystem units, ecosystem extent and ecosystem condition.

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.

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

Fifth Joint OECD/UNECE Seminar on SEEA Implementation

31 March 2020
The Fifth Joint OECD/UNECE Seminar on SEEA Implementation brought together over 70 participants from the region to explore how the SEEA can contribute to circular economy, the SEEA-EEA revision and more.

Taking the Environment into Account at the UN Statistical Commission

25 March 2020
The 51st session of the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) took place earlier this month from 3-6 March 2020, giving the United Nations Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting (UNCEEA) an opportunity to present the progress made over the past year.

New SEEA Knowledge Base

23 March 2020
Earlier this month, we went live with our new knowledge base. Designed to be an easy-to-use document and media repository, we hope this new knowledge base will become a “go-to” library when you are looking for any resources to do with the SEEA and natural capital accounting.

Recognition of the SEEA EEA in Scientific Circles

12 March 2020
The last few weeks saw much recognition of the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EEA) and its revision process in leading academic journals, and its importance in light of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, which will be agreed at the COP-15 in October in Kunming, China.

Regional Training Workshop on SEEA-Energy and Energy Information in Almaty, Kazakhstan

30 December 2019
From 17-20 December 2019, over 30 participants from 12 countries attended the Regional Training Workshop on the Production of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting-Energy (SEEA-Energy) Accounts and the Use of Energy Information for Policy in Almaty, Kazakhstan.