Implementing environmental and economic statistics system in Asia Pacific countries

ENERGY-ELECTRICITYA training workshop on the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting will take place in Jakarta on 14-17 April.

Representatives from national statistical offices, Ministry of Environment or other line ministries dealing with forests, biodiversity or other environment-related issues, and staff from regional commission and international agencies that have or plan to have programmes on the implementation of the SEEA from Asia Pacific countries will meet in Jakarta to attend the regional training workshop on the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting.

The objective of the workshop is to improve the capacity of participants in the implementation of the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting in Asia Pacific. The workshop aims (i) to help participants acquire knowledge and skills to deepen their understanding of the accounting principles and basic data needs for SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting; (ii) to facilitate experience sharing among countries in Asia Pacific; and (iii) to support countries to set up a strategy and work plan for the implementation of the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting. The workshop by UN DESA’s Statistics Division is organized as part of the project on “Advancing the SEEA in Pilot Countries”.

For more information: Calendar of Events of UN DESA’s Statistics Division