United Nations Statistics Division

United Nations Statistics Division
Statistics and Statistical Methods Publications


System of Environmental-Economic Accounting Central Framework
 
Series: F, No.109 
Sales number:
12.XVII.12
Languages available:A,C, E, F, R, S
Revision:

Volume:

The System of Environmental-Economic Accounting 2012 - Central Framework (2012 SEEA) is a statistical framework that provides a comprehensive, consistent, comparable and flexible set of environmental-economic accounts for policy making, analysis and research purposes.

Agenda 21 adopted at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil called for the establishment of a "program to develop national systems of integrated environmental and economic accounting in all countries". More recently, the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) held also in Rio de Janeiro in 2012 reconfirmed that "integrated social, economic, and environmental data and information …. is important to decision-making processes."

In response to the continued need for environmental and environmental-economic information, in 2005 the United Nations Statistical Commission established the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting (UNCEEA), an intergovernmental body composed of representatives from national statistical offices and international agencies, with the mandate to revise the SEEA.


This online publication listing is regularly updated and includes Statistics Division publications in current use. Sales publications may be purchased from bookstores and distributors throughout the world or from the United Nations Sales Section https://unp.un.org/ :

United Nations, Sales Section,
300 East 42nd Street
Room IN-927A
New York, NY 10017, USA

e-mail: publications@un.org
tel: 1-212-963-8302
tel: toll-free within the United States and Canada: 1-800-253-9646
      (Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm EST)
fax: 1-212-963-3489