Browsing the "UN" Tag

Facebook-Led Libra Could Be Boon to UN, Says Crypto Project’s Chief

| Daniel Palmer

The head of the Libra Association has argued that the Facebook-led cryptocurrency could help the U.N. achieve its sustainable development goals.

North Korea Denies It Hacked $2 Billion in Fiat and Crypto

| Daniel Palmer

North Korea has denied a recent U.N. report suggesting it was behind major hacks that reaped around $2 billion for its weapons programs.

UN Investigating 35 North Korean Military-Funding Cyberattacks

| Daniel Palmer

A more detailed U.N. report says North Korea is attacking banks via the SWIFT network, hacking crypto exchanges and cryptojacking.

North Korea Stole $2 Billion in Crypto and Fiat to Fund Weapons Programs

| Daniel Palmer

North Korea is funding its weapons of mass destruction via hacks of banks and crypto exchanges, says a confidential U.N. report.

North Korea Hacking Crypto Exchanges to Circumvent Sanctions: UN Panel

| Yogita Khatri

A U.N. Security Council panel has linked North Korea to millions lost in cryptocurrency hacks, Nikkei Asian Review reports.

Malta’s Prime Minister Hails Crypto as ‘Future of Money’ in UN Speech

| Daniel Palmer

Malta's prime minister, Joseph Muscat, has told the U.N. that cryptocurrencies are "the inevitable future of money."

Sierra Leone to Develop Blockchain-Based ID Platform With UN Partnership

| Aditi Hudli

Two UN entities are working with a tech startup to provide Sierra Leone a blockchain-based credit and identity platform for banking services.

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Binance Taps UNIDO Goodwill Ambassador to Lead Charity Effort

| Muyao Shen

Binance announced today that it has appointed Helen Hai as the new head of its charity foundation.

UN Trade Body Examines Blockchain’s Potential in Supply Chains

| Daniel Palmer

A United Nations body that facilitates global trade is examining blockchain and smart contracts to see if they could play a role in its mission.

Crypto Startup Blockchain Partners With UN Officials on Sustainability Goals

| Annaliese Milano

Cryptocurrency wallet startup Blockchain is partnering with the United Nations to explore applications of blockchain in a range of areas.