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Knowledge Sharing Session on Integrity Perils of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

28 May 2019
Manila
Philippines

Advances in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies are gaining significant attention across the development sector, but they may open new avenues for integrity risks and corruption. ADB's Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department and Office of Anticorruption and Integrity are promoting a balance between the hype and the future potential of these solutions versus the risks of corruption.

ADB's Chief of Digital Technology for Development, Mr. Thomas Abell, presented on significant integrity risks associated with blockchains and cryptocurrencies that are often overlooked in development programs. Mr. John Versantvoort, Head of ADB's Office of Anticorruption and Integrity, delivered opening and closing remarks.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
28 May 2019 Integrity Perils of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
Advances in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies are gaining significant attention across the development sector, but they may open...
Thomas Abell

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