The Blockchain for Government

With its massive scalability and public nature, BSV is the ideal blockchain for goverment applications to benefit citizens – through more efficient delivery of e-government , eliminating goverment agency data silos, increasing transparency, enabling greater financial inclusion, building technology-driven communities of tomorrow, achieving ESG goals, and advancing public good.
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BSV blockchain’s association signs an R&D agreement with University of Sharjah to develop blockchain-based academic certification and accreditation platform
VXPASS, the COVID-19 vaccine tracker built on the BSV blockchain, has given an update on the rollout of its digital vaccine monitoring programme in the African nation of Lesotho. In working towards the rollout of this programme, VXPASS has received support from the World Health Organisation (WHO), the State Department of the United States and the World Bank.
The inhabitants of Tuvalu, a small island nation in the South Pacific, could become the world’s first blockchain citizens, whose identity, citizenship and financial data are secured on a public blockchain. In December 2020, the Tuvaluan government announced that it would embark on a massive digital migration project which would see it integrate its governance and financial systems with the BSV public ledger and become the world’s first paperless society.
The BSV Blockchain for Government Initiative works with government bodies, NGOs and public sector agencies to offer education on blockchain technology.
UAE’s Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has partnered with the BSV ecosystem to be its knowledge partner to educate hundreds of the Ministry’s employees and executive office about the transformational power of blockchain technology.
In April 2021, the BSV Blockchain for Government Initiative completed a historic week-long official visit to Khartoum, Republic of the Sudan, at the invitation of and under the patronage of the Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Transformation. The visit centred around Sudan’s first-ever Blockchain Summit & Workshop, a two-day event held April 8-9, 2021, and led by the BSV ecosystem. The conference and surrounding meetings explored how blockchain technology can advance digital transformation as the country rebuilds and re-emerges after 30 years of isolation from much of the world.

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BSV blockchain’s association signs an R&D agreement with University of Sharjah to develop blockchain-based academic certification and accreditation platform

The joint research agreement will strengthen the relationship between the university and the industry while providing a use case of blockchain tech that helps not only the University of Sharjah but all the academic institutions globally to authenticate academic credentials.

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How VXPASS is working with the WHO on Covid-19 vaccines for Lesotho
How VXPASS is working with the WHO on Covid-19 vaccines for Lesotho

VXPASS has given an update on the rollout of its digital vaccine monitoring programme in Lesotho.

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Bitcoin Association joins the Japan Cryptoasset Business Association (JCBA) as an associate member to support the growth of BSV in Asia

The 112-member JCBA serves as a platform for businesses working with digital assets to network, interface and collaborate on issues important to the growth of the digital asset and blockchain sectors in Japan.

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Global adoption of blockchain technology requires enterprises and lawmakers to become comfortable with blockchain technology. To ensure the development of a regulatory environment that both fosters lawful conduct and facilitates innovation, the BSV ecosystem regularly engages with leading policymakers to raise awareness of legislative issues and advise on the development of positive policy.
In this episode of Blockchain Policy Matters, Bitcoin Association Founding President Jimmy Nguyen talks to U.S. Congressman Bill Foster about the progress made in developing domestic blockchain regulation, as well as his own work as the co-chair of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus.
In the third episode of #Blockchain Policy Matters, Pēteris Zilgalvis, Head of Unit, Digital Innovation and Blockchain at DG Connect, European Commission, joins Bitcoin Association Founding President Jimmy Nguyen for an all-encompassing discussion on digital assets that touches on the role of the European Commission in the regulatory landscape for digital assets, the positive impact regulatory clarity offers businesses in the digital asset space, the impact of #GDPR on broader applications of the technology, as well as the wide range of potential use cases for #blockchain technology – including decentralised identity solutions.

In the second episode of Blockchain Policy Matters, Bitcoin Association Founding President Jimmy Nguyen is joined by SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce for a conversation centred around digital assets.

In their discussion, Peirce and Nguyen break down the current regulatory landscape for digital assets – including the recent rise of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), talk through safe harbour provisions and regulatory sandboxes, as well as chat about Pierce’s philosophy and priorities when approaching digital asset regulation.

In the first episode of Blockchain Policy Matters, U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC 10) joins Bitcoin Association Founding President Jimmy Nguyen for a candid discussion on the present political landscape for digital currencies, McHenry’s personal policy agenda for the upcoming congressional session, as well as how blockchain technology can be used as a positive tool for financial inclusion.

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