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Blockchain for the United Nations - humanitarian and other applications @ TechNovation Talks

Thursday, 9 November 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm

Blockchain for the United Nations - humanitarian and other applications

In collaboration with the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA), Fordham University.

9 Nov 2017 (3 p.m - 5:30 p.m.) UN Secretariat Conference Room E

In collaboration with the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA) at Fordham University, this event brings to the United Nations Headquarters a selection of the Blockchain technology demonstrations that will be showcased at the Humanitarian Blockchain Summit on 10 November 2017.

The objective of this pre-summit event is to increase the knowledge of Blockchain technology among diplomats, representatives of civil society organizations, and personnel of United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programmes.

Solution providers from the private-sector, academia and other entities will conduct demonstrations of innovative Blockchain tools and projects for humanitarian and other applications.

Participation in this pre-summit is limited to individuals holding a United Nations identification card, such as Member State delegates, representatives of civil society organizations, and personnel of United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programmes.

 

About the TechNovation Talks

OICT organizes this ongoing series of conversations to raise awareness among UN personnel, Civil Society and Member States on innovative ways in which technology can be applied to the work of the United Nations.

 

View the slides presented at this event below: