International Seminar on Natural Capital Accounting
National Bureau of Statistics of China2020-09-30 12:05




Agenda

 

12 November, 2019

 

09:00 – 09:30

 

 

 

 

Opening Ceremony

Opening Statement by Mr. Li Xiaochao, Deputy Commissioner,  National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS)

Welcome Remarks by Mr. Sebastien Paquot, Counsellor, Climate Action and Environment, Delegation of the European Union to China, on behalf of European Union (EU)

Opening Statement by Ms. Alessandra Alfieri, Division Chief, United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)

Moderator: Ms. Yu Fangdong, Director-General, Statistical Education and Training Center, NBS

 

09:30 – 09:50

Group Photo

 

09:50 – 10:30

 

Presentation of initial pilot results in China

National Plan of NCAVES in China

Mr. Shi Faqi, NBS

Working Progress of the NCAVES Project Pilot in Guangxi

Mr. Han Mingchen, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Bureau of Statistics

NCAVES Project Pilot in Guizhou

Mr. Pang Jiapeng, Guizhou Provincial Bureau of Statistics

 

10:30 – 10:45

Coffee Break

 

10:45 – 11:15

 

 

 

Presentation of initial pilot results in China (continued)

Scenario Analysis Pilot in China -Ecological Compensation

Standards for the Xijiang River Basin in Guangxi   

Mr. Zhang Yan, Research Center of Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

 

11:15 – 12:00

Discussion: Emerging opportunities for NCA in China

Emerging Opportunities for Natural Capital Accounting to Support National Priorities in China, Including the Deliberations at CBD CoP 2020 in Kunming

Plenary discussion facilitated by the NBS on the project initial results and emerging opportunities.

 

12:00 – 14:00

 

Lunch Break

 

14:00 – 15:15

Implementing NCA in NCAVES project countries

Project countries to present their initial results, focusing on the

status of implementation and institutional arrangement

Environmental-Economic Accounting in Brazil

Ms. Rebeca de La Rocque Palis, Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), Brazil

Environmental Ecosystem Accounting in Mexico

Mr. Raul Figueroa Diaz, National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), Mexico

Environmental Statistics in India

Ms. Panchapagesan Bhanumati, National Statistical Organization, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, India

Natural Capital Accounting & Valuation of Ecosystem Services in South Africa

Ms. Aimee Ginsburg, National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), South Africa

 

15:15 – 15:30

Coffee Break

 

15:30 – 17:00

 

 

Implementing NCA: Experience, Lessons, Challenges and Emerging Opportunities

Panel Discussion on the Experience, Lessons, Challenges and Emerging Opportunities in Project Countries.

Panelists:

Ms. Rebeca de La Rocque Palis, Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), Brazil

Ms. Panchapagesan Bhanumati,     National Statistical Organization, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, India

Mr. Raul Figueroa Diaz, National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), Mexico

Mr. Gerhardt Bouwer, Statistics South Africa

 

 

13 November, 2019

 

09:00 – 09:30

 

 

 

 

       

 

Overview of the SEEA EEA and the NCAVES project

Overview of the SEEA EEA

Ms. Alessandra Alfieri, UNSD

Overview of the NCAVES Project

Mr. Julian Chow, UNSD

 

 

09:30 – 10:30

Valuation of ecosystem services:  concepts and application

Valuation of Ecosystem Services

Mr. Anil Markandya, Basque Centre for Climate Change

Valuation of ecosystem services in Netherlands

Ecosystem Services and Assets Presentation 1: Ecosystem Service Accounting

Mr. Lars Hein, Wageningen University

 

 

10:30 – 10:45

Coffee Break

 

 

10:45 – 12:00

 

Valuation of ecosystem services - Discussion and project country examples

Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services in India  

Mr. Ramachandra Tekkatte Venkataramana Hatwar, Indian Institute of Science (IISC)

Pilot Monetary Ecosystem Accounts for Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa - Progress Report

Ms. Jane Turpie, University of Cape Town

 

 

12:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break

 

14:00 – 15:30

Asset valuation in the SEEA EEA – concepts and application

Asset Valuation in the SEEA EEA

Mr. Anil Markandya, Basque Centre for Climate Change

Ecosystem Services and Assets Lecture 2: the Netherlands Ecosystem Accounts and Asset Accounting

Mr. Lars Hein, Wageningen University

 

 

15:30 – 15:45

Coffee Break

 

 

15:45 – 17:00

 

 

 

Ecosystem Valuation – Discussion of Project Country Examples

Ecosystem Valuation Approach in Mexico

Mr. Luis Miguel Galindo, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Research on the Valued Method of Natural Resources -- for the Compilation of Natural Resources Balance Sheet 

Ms. Yang Yanzhao, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS

 

 

 

14 November, 2019

 

09:00 – 09:45

 

 

 

Issues and Options in Accounting for Ecosystem Degradation and Enhancement

Mr. Anil Markandya, Basque Centre for Climate Change

 

09:45 – 10:30

Overview of Scenario Modelling and Mainstreaming SEEA EEA Through Scenario Modeling

Mr. William Speller, United Nations Environment Programme

Mr. Lars Hein, Wageningen University

 

10:30 – 10:45

Coffee Break

 

10:45 – 12:00

Scenario modelling mainstreaming – project country examples

Proposed Scenario Analysis for Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

Ms. Jane Turpie, University of Cape Town

Scenario analysis in Brazil

Mr.Claudio Stenner, Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics

Scenario analysis in India

Mr. Ramachandra Tekkatte Venkataramana Hatwar, Indian Institute of Science (IISC)

Scenario analysis in Mexico

Mr. Raul Figueroa Diaz, National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), Mexico

Mr. Luis Miguel Galindo, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

 

12:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break

 

14:00 – 15:15

SEEA and Headline Indicators

SEEA and SDG

Mr. Julian Chow, UNSD

Environmental Accounts and Environmentally Adjusted GDP of Mexico

Mr. Raul Figueroa Diaz, National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), Mexico

Mr. Luis Miguel Galindo, National Autonomous University of

Mexico

Gross Ecosystem Product (GEP) and Ecological Assets (EA)

Mr. Ouyang Zhiyun, Chinese Academy of Sciences

 

15:15 – 15:30

Coffee Break

 

15:30 – 16:30

Policy Mainstreaming of Natural Capital Accounting

Further discussion on policy scenarios and countries opportunity in using scenario modeling and SEEA indicators for policy mainstreaming 

Panelist: Ms. Christianne Maroun, National Project Manager of NCAVES, Brazil

Ms. Urmila, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoeFCC), India

Mr. Kiruben Naicker,  Department of Environment, Forestry & Fisheries, South Africa

 

16:3017:00

Closing Ceremony

 

 

 

 

 

Document

Symposium Manual (PDF)

Information Note (PDF)

Video

Annex
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