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UN Trade Body Examines Blockchain's Potential in Supply Chains
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.
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Crypto Startup Blockchain Partners With UN Officials on Sustainability Goals
Cryptocurrency wallet startup Blockchain is partnering with the United Nations to explore applications of blockchain in a range of areas.
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Microsoft, Hyperledger, UN Join Blockchain Identity Initiative
Tech giant Microsoft and blockchain alliance Hyperledger and others have joined blockchain-based digital identity initiative, the ID2020 Alliance.
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UNICEF Wants to Fund Early Stage Blockchain Startups
The United Nations Children's Fund is seeking to invest in early stage blockchain startups with the potential to help people across the globe.
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UN Denies Involvement in Green Blockchain Project EcoBit
The UN is denying claims it was involved with a Malaysian environmental blockchain project called EcoBit, according to reports.
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Consensus 2017: People and Machine Problems – Solved with Blockchain?
In sessions focused on global issues and IoT at Consensus 2017 yesterday, the possibilities and hurdles for blockchain tech took centre stage.
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Sustainable Development Through Bitcoin
How bitcoin could drive the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, which are aimed to improve the prospects of everyone on the planet.
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UN Paper: Pushing Bitcoin for Third World Issues Can Be 'Techno Colonialism'
A new UN working paper providing an overview of bitcoin has criticised the attitudes of some in the bitcoin community towards the developing world.
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UN Commission Calls On Caribbean to Become Digital Currency Hub
A UN commission report suggests digital currencies could be beneficial for the Caribbean region.
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