Browsing the "UN" Tag

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.

Microsoft, Hyperledger, UN Join Blockchain Identity Initiative

| Sujha Sundararajan

Tech giant Microsoft and blockchain alliance Hyperledger and others have joined blockchain-based digital identity initiative, the ID2020 Alliance.

UNICEF Wants to Fund Early Stage Blockchain Startups

| Sujha Sundararajan

The United Nations Children's Fund is seeking to invest in early stage blockchain startups with the potential to help people across the globe.

UN Denies Involvement in Green Blockchain Project EcoBit

| Wolfie Zhao

The UN is denying claims it was involved with a Malaysian environmental blockchain project called EcoBit, according to reports.

Consensus 2017: People and Machine Problems – Solved with Blockchain?

| Amy Castor

In sessions focused on global issues and IoT at Consensus 2017 yesterday, the possibilities and hurdles for blockchain tech took centre stage.

Sustainable Development Through Bitcoin

| A Hannan Ismail

How bitcoin could drive the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, which are aimed to improve the prospects of everyone on the planet.