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Resource corner, Issue 21

17 April 2023
Resource corner SEEA News and Notes. Issue 21

Advancing Natural Capital Accounting in Ethiopia

14 April 2023
From 3 to 7 April, the Statistics Division of the United Nations, in collaboration with the Global Program for Sustainability of the World Bank, conducted a technical assistance mission in Ethiopia to advance the Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) programme in the country. The objective of the mission was to conduct technical training workshops and initiate work on the compilation of land and ecosystem extent accounts, and to follow up with relevant institutes on data request and institutional arrangements to implement the technical assistance program. 

Beyond GDP: the SEEA contributions as a statistical framework

12 April 2023
Statistical Measures Beyond GDP was the topic of this year High-level Forum on Offic

Enhancing capacity for SEEA Ecosystem Accounting in the Maldives

11 April 2023
The Government of the Republic of Maldives recently began developing natural capital accounts through pilot testing of the SEEA Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EA) framework in Laamu Atoll, an ecologically sensitive and economically important area in southern Maldives.  

Water accounting sets the stage at the UN Water Conference 2023

07 April 2023
Nearly 150 people from a wide array of institutions from over 40 countries took part in a special event on Water Accounting for the Sustainable Development Goals held as part of the

Eighth Joint OECD/UNECE Seminar on the Implementation of the SEEA

06 April 2023
The 8th Joint OECD/UNECE Seminar on the Implementation of SEEA was held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, from 13-15 March 2023. English-Russian interpretation was provided.

UNEP develops a compiler to assist countries build Economy-Wide Material Flow Accounts

03 April 2023
In March 2023, UNEP published the Compiler for Economy-Wide Material Flow Accounts. The EW-MFA Compiler was developed by UNEP in consultation with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to support countries in building Economy-Wide Material Flow Accounts. 

Assessing the state of the SEEA: 2022 Global Assessment of Environmental-Economic Accounting

15 March 2023
The UN Statistics Division (UNSD) released the results of the 2022 Global Assessment of Environmental-Economic Accounting and

SEEA Highlights of the 54th UN Statistical Commission

13 March 2023
After two years of meeting virtually, the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) met for their 54th at UN Headquarters in New York from 28 February to 3 March 2023. Read more about the SEEA-related highlights of the Commission.