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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.

Expert Take
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the necessity for the digitalization and sustainable development of African economies.
Africa’s solarized digitalization agenda in the time of coronavirus
Selva Ozelli
2021-03-20T13:07:00+00:00
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News
A preliminary report from a United Nations inquiry suggests North Korea is using the proceeds from crypto hacks to funds its weapons programs.
UN report says North Korea behind $281M exchange hack to fund nukes
Samuel Haig
2021-02-10T05:49:33+00:00
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Expert Take
Blockchain technology will turn the table by improving the measuring, reporting and verification processes of development projects.
Blockchain tech makes sustainable development goals more achievable
Guest Authors
2021-02-01T20:47:00+00:00
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New Year Special
Lowering CO2 emissions and lessening carbon-intensive approaches are the essential goals in global efforts to fight climate change.
The pandemic year ends with a tokenized carbon cap-and-trade solution
Selva Ozelli
2020-12-27T09:27:00+00:00
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The United Nations wants to tackle urban challenges like land-grabbing and inefficient use of space with blockchain technology.
UN blockchain tool aims to improve land registry in Afghanistan’s cities
Helen Partz
2020-12-04T11:58:58+00:00
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An app that has been used for years to help civilians to access better real-time information about airstrikes has switched from using Ethereum to Hedera Hashgra...
Hedera Hashgraph to be used for crowdsourced airstrike warning app in Syria
Marie Huillet
2020-11-17T13:59:00+00:00
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News
Blockchain can reportedly return billions of dollars back to Kenya’s budget.
UN drugs and crime wing advises Kenya to use blockchain against corruption
Helen Partz
2020-11-03T10:29:44+00:00
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Opinion
Emerging technologies are essential to fasten SDGs, but this shouldn’t come at the expense of prudence and careful evaluation.
The UN’s ‘decade of delivery’ needs blockchain to succeed
Sumedha Deshmukh
2020-09-26T16:00:00+01:00
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