Please register to attend the event hereOn Tuesday, June 15 and Wednesday, June 16, the UNEP / GEF Blue Forests Project will be hosting an online showcase event titled, “Communities, Climate and Coastal Ecosystems: Harnessing the value of blue forests to achieve sustainable livelihoods and climate action” from 16:00 – 19:00 Central European Summer Time (CEST).Through partners worldwide, the Blue Forests Project (2015-2021) has explored and tested blue forests methodologies and approaches to harness ecosystem services and support carbon financing initiatives, while addressing key knowledge gaps and international policy engagement. The project results incorporate tools and solutions for the greater global application of blue carbon assessment and accounting, payment for ecosystem services, and enhancing capacity for a sustainable blue economy.Th showcase event aims to share these experiences and lessons learned of the Blue Forests Project to assist with the development and replication of future initiatives. The event will be followed by a “Month of Blue Forests” webinar series occurring every Thursday from June 17 to July 15, 16:00 – 17:30 CEST. Event Objectives