Category: United Nations

Africa’s solarized digitalization agenda in the time of coronavirus

Africa’s solarized digitalization agenda in the time of coronavirus

The seventh session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development convened earlier this month with the theme “Building forward better: Towards a resilient and green Africa to achieve the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063” and to promote the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. Amina Mohammed, deputy secretary-general of the United Nations, […]

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UN blockchain tool aims to improve land registry in Afghanistan’s cities

UN blockchain tool aims to improve land registry in Afghanistan’s cities

The United Nations wants to tackle urban challenges like land-grabbing and inefficient use of space with blockchain technology. 3272 Total views 36 Total shares The United Nations has released a blockchain-powered solution to help the Afghan government manage property ownership issues in the country’s urban areas. According to a Dec. 2 announcement, the U.N. Human […]

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UN drugs and crime wing advises Kenya to use blockchain against corruption

UN drugs and crime wing advises Kenya to use blockchain against corruption

Blockchain can reportedly return billions of dollars back to Kenya’s budget. 3616 Total views 43 Total shares Blockchain technology can help countries like Kenya from losing billions of dollars to corruption, according to an official at the United Nations’ drugs and crime agency. David Robinson, the regional anti-corruption advisor at the UN’s Office on Drugs […]

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