Blockchain and the Future of Global Governance

Blockchain and the Future of Global Governance


Aisha Bin Bishr, Dr

Smart Dubai Office

Thomas Debass

US Department of State

Mark Kaplan

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Michael Metzler

U.S. Agency for International Development

The potential transformational benefits of blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) are many: assisting the world’s most vulnerable populations, transforming foreign aid and global trade, promoting government efficiency and transparency, countering corruption, promoting accountability, reducing costs, enhancing cybersecurity, and more. This session will explore the real-world implications of blockchain/DLT adoption on global governance and outline the potential opportunities for public-private partnerships.

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate