The French office of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has started accepting crypto donations in 9 of the most popular cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin (BTC). The announcement comes after earlier this year the UN agency launched several other crypto-related initiatives.
“Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology used for charitable purposes offer a new opportunity to appeal to the generosity of the public and continue to develop our operations with children in the countries of intervention.” Director of UNICEF France, Sébastien Lyon
The China Center for Information Industry Development (CCID), under the country’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, officially published its fifth crypto rankings on Sept. 20. Thirty-three crypto projects are ranked. Each is given an overall score and a separate score for each of the three categories — basic technology, application, and innovation.
What do you think of CCID’s crypto ranking?
The French government is planning to provide a legal framework for all “digital assets” providers. Three members of President Emmanuel Macron’s party, La République En Marche (LREM), have proposed an amendment to French legislation for regulating all service providers in the crypto industry, The National Assembly is reportedly set to discuss the amendment by the end of September.
Legislations in regards to the blockchain industry are changing in France, how do you see regulations evolving in the crypto industry?
Politicians running for public offices in California, will not be able to receive crypto donations, due to the new ruling by the state‘s political watchdog, the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). The five member independent commission voted 3–1 in favour of prohibiting campaign donations in virtual currencies.
Tip : State of California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC), Cryptocurrency Research and Proposed Regulation 18215.4
If you could, would you support your local politician by making a donation in crypto?
A US congressman, Tom Emmer announced legislation bills aimed at supporting blockchain technology. Emmer presented the drafts for the three cryptocurrency-related bills, to be introduced in the House of Representatives, entitled “Resolution Supporting Digital Currencies and Blockchain Technology”, “Blockchain Regulatory Certainty Act” and “Safe Harbour for Taxpayers with Forked Assets Act”.
Legislations in regards to the blockchain industry are changing in the USA, how do you see regulations evolving in the crypto industry?
The University System of Georgia (USG) announced the launch of a state-wide fintech academy on September 11th. The University of Georgia is opening the program to all current students across all colleges in the state’s public university system. Additionally, professionals and degree-holders who desire to enter the fintech sector can enroll in the academy.
Tip : Enroll now! Georgia Fintech Academy 🎓
Would you go back to school to be able to learn all about the blockchain industry?
The U.S. Navy Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) is currently exploring the blockchain technology for tracking aviation parts throughout its lifecycle. NAVAIR will be using blockchain’s cutting-edge technology to improve visibility, anti-tampering, traceability and data transparency in their supply chain.
Tip : Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) — press release
What do you think of disrupting supply chains with blockchain technology?