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Uncovering the Motives Behind North Korea’s Crypto Conference

On Jan. 15, the United Nations warned that attending North Korea’s cryptocurrency conference in February will likely constitute a sanctions…

United Nations Says Stay Away From North Korean Crypto Conference

The United Nations has warned that attending a North Korean cryptocurrency conference in February is likely to constitute a sanctions…

United Nations Must Embrace Blockchain: UN Secretary-General

United Nations (UN) secretary-general António Guterres said the organization must embrace blockchain technology. According to a Dec. 28 Forbes report,…

UN to Prevent Hong Kong Migrant Workers Exploitation with Blockchain

Blockchain financial services firm Diginex and the United Nations-led International Organization for Migration (IOM) jointly launched a blockchain tool aiming…

UN Claims Hong Kong Blockchain Firm Is North Korean Laundering Sham

The United Nations Security Council's Sanctions Committee on North Korea has accused the country of using a Hong Kong-based blockchain…

A United Nations Agency Has Launched a Crypto Fund

The adoption and widespread use by the mainstream public are vital for crypto and Bitcoin to eventually reach its full…

United Nations Agency Unicef Launches Cryptocurrency Fund

Unicef announced Wednesday that it has launched a cryptocurrency fund and become the first United Nations organization to hold onto…

Sierra Leone Aims to Finish National Blockchain ID System in Late 2019

The government of Sierra Leone plans to fully adopt a blockchain-enabled national identity system by the end of 2019. United…

UN Official: Crypto Makes Policing Child Trafficking ‘Exceptionally Difficult’

A top United Nations (UN) official said cryptocurrencies are making international efforts to combat terrorist financing, money laundering and cyber-crime…

UN Official: Cryptocurrency Makes Criminals Harder to Catch

Neil Wals, chief of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Global Cybercrime Program, warned that cryptocurrencies have made…

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