The applications of natural capital accounting (NCA) to biodiversity and climate change and the opportunity to build bridges between public and private sector NCA practitioners were the themes of Third Forum Decisions on Natural Capital Accounting for Better Policy held in Paris on 26-27 November.
Three important international initiatives each seek to create enabling environments for better decision-making, by mainstreaming considerations of natural capital. The Forum on Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) for Better Policy, the Government Dialogue on Natural Capital, and the Combining Forces Initiative have joined up to hold a combined meeting on 26 to 27 November 2018 in Paris during what has been called Natural Capital Week 2018 (Paris, France).
The 13th Meeting of UN Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting (UNCEEA), was held in New York and attended by over 50 experts from 25 member states and 14 international organizations.
The UNECE Steering Group on Climate Change-Related Statistics (SGCC) is organizing the Expert Forum for Producers and Users of Climate Change-Related Statistics in Geneva on 2-4 October 2018. The Expert Forum will take place in the Palais des Nations.