Latin American and the Caribbean Regional Training Workshop in Brazil
21-11-2018 – 23-11-2018 Rio de Janeiro
The Regional Training Workshop of SEEA -EEA for Latin American and Caribbean will be jointly organized by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and United Nations Environment, in close collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN ECLAC). The workshop will be held in Rio do Janeiro from 21 to 23 November 2018.
The workshop is organized as one of the activities of the project ¨Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services¨. This 3-year project, implemented by UNSD, UN Environment and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, with funding of the European Union, has been launched as a partnership with Brazil, China, India, Mexico and South Africa. Building on internationally agreed methodology (the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting), partner countries will inittiate pilot testing to advance the knowledge agenda on natural capital accounting.