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The United Nations (UN) is an international association that was created to support and strengthen worldwide peace and security and to provide the development of intergovernmental cooperation. The main goals of UN activities were developed during the Second World War by the countries that were members of the Allied Powers of the war. The United Nations on Bitcoin news is about the attitude of UN to cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies, the possibility of United Nations’ Bitcoin adoption, the use of cryptocurrency and blockchain by United Nations and so on. There are examples of the United Nations using Bitcoin and blockchain, such as the travel of UN volunteers to Africa to spread cryptocurrency among African citizens or aid sent through the Ethereum blockchain to Syria.

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Former Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith pleads innocent before New York court in North Korea sanctions case.
Virgil Griffith Pleads Not Guilty to Evading U.S. Sanctions in North Korea Jaunt
Andrew Singer
2020-01-30T22:11:00+00:00
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The U.N. and other experts have warned against attending North Korea’s upcoming crypto conference, questioning the motives behind the event.
Uncovering the Motives Behind North Korea’s Crypto Conference
Rachel Wolfson
2020-01-17T21:52:00+00:00
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United Nations sanctions experts advise against attending North Korean cryptocurrency conference, or risking sanctions violations.
United Nations Says Stay Away From North Korean Crypto Conference
Jack Martin
2020-01-15T09:26:00+00:00
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United Nations secretary-general António Guterres said the organization must embrace blockchain technology.
United Nations Must Embrace Blockchain: UN Secretary-General
Adrian Zmudzinski
2019-12-28T13:53:00+00:00
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Diginex and the UN-led International Organization for Migration jointly launched a blockchain tool aiming to prevent the exploitation of migrant workers.
UN to Prevent Hong Kong Migrant Workers Exploitation with Blockchain
Adrian Zmudzinski
2019-12-16T17:03:00+00:00
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The United Nations Security Council's Sanctions Committee on North Korea has accused the country of using a Hong Kong-based blockchain firm as a front to launde...
UN Claims Hong Kong Blockchain Firm Is North Korean Laundering Sham
Marie Huillet
2019-11-06T11:26:00+00:00
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The president of Sierra Leone said that the government is planning to introduce a blockchain-based ID system by the end of 2019.
Sierra Leone Aims to Finish National Blockchain ID System in Late 2019
Helen Partz
2019-09-02T17:58:00+01:00
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A United Nations official warned that cryptocurrencies have made combating money laundering significantly harder.
UN Official: Cryptocurrency Makes Criminals Harder to Catch
Adrian Zmudzinski
2019-08-29T14:36:00+01:00
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