Sub-Regional Workshop on Environment Statistics for South and South-West Asian Countries

6 Feb 2017 to 8 Feb 2017
Bangkok, Thailand

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) organized a Sub-regional workshop on Environment Statistics for South and South-West Asian Countries. The workshop was held at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Bangkok, Thailand, from 6 to 8 February 2017.

The aim of the workshop was to build capacity on basic approaches to environment statistics, the Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (FDES) and the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA), as well as strategic planning for improving environment statistics. The examples of the statistics accounts discussed during the workshop include energy, water and land accounts.

The targeted audiences were technical staff from national statistics offices, environmental departments and planning officers, who are data providers and users.

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