Argentine Government Creates National Blockchain Committee

The initiative seeks to promote the development of public policies and technological solutions based on blockchain technology.

AccessTimeIconDec 7, 2022 at 1:59 p.m. UTC
Updated Dec 7, 2022 at 2:28 p.m. UTC

The Argentine government has created a national committee to develop public policies and technological solutions based on blockchain technology.

According to a decree published on Wednesday, the committee will bring together agencies and entities of the Argentine public sector that can help develop blockchain technology.

The new committee will function under the Argentine secretariat of public innovation, an agency created in 2019 to design policies that promote openness and innovation and digital government.

“Blockchain technologies have emerged as one of the greatest innovations in the field of information technologies, providing the effective possibility of optimizing public-sector processes and the traceability, transparency and efficiency of the services provided to citizens by recording transactions with higher levels of security,” the government said in the decree.


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Andrés Engler

Andrés Engler was a CoinDesk editor based in Argentina, where he covers the Latin American crypto ecosystem. He holds BTC and ETH.

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