Regional Training Workshop on the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting in China

6-11-2017  – 8-11-2017 Beijing

This workshop is jointly organized by the National Bureau of Statistics of China, United Nations Statistics Division, United Nations Environment Programme and the European Union, in close collaboration with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, countries and other international organizations. The workshop will devote three days with international experts to discuss the conceptual framework of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting Experimental Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EEA) based on the recently developed Technical Recommendations of Ecosystem Accounting. Specifically, the programme of the will be organized around four themes:

  1. Overview of the SEEA EEA and its implementation strategy
  2. Core ecosystem accounting framework:
  3. Valuation of Ecosystem Services:
  4. Thematic Accounts

During the 3-day training participants will also discuss and share their experiences on the implementation of the SEEA EEA. The training may explore further technical issues related to the SEEA EEA, including the ecosystem-related indicators for Sustainable Development Goals and the SEEA Agriculture, Fishery and Forestry.

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