IGF 2018 WS #432 Decentralized payments networks, improves the future economy

Format: 

Panel - 60 Min

Subtheme: 

Organizer 1: Gabriela Melendrez, Bitblock

Speaker 1: Gabriela Melendrez, Technical Community, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
Speaker 2: Cintia Melendrez, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)
Speaker 3: Ximena Melendrez Alaro, Civil Society, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)

Relevance: 

The subject refers to the relevance of cryptocurrencies in microentrepreneurs, in states that prohibit their use.

Session Content: 

First, the basic explanation of Blockchain is given, continuing with the explanation of the most relevant example of this technology, making known the most relevant cryptocurrencies, giving an introduction of the economic impact it shows in countries that accept their circulation, continuing with reference to countries who forbade it, focusing on Bolivia from the approach that was proposed. Standard without penalty. You can not prohibit what you can not control.

Interventions: 

It is expected that the interventions are given with the figures shown in relation to economic loss by not accepting this form of payment

Diversity: 

Although the team has only one person, it presents a team that collaborated in the study, teachers, members of the Asoblockchain and Bitboli community. Because it is a Bolivian community if it has open channels between different communities, such as Venezuela, Colombia and Chile.

Online Participation: 

Teaching platforms are known as schoology, moodle and piktochart. to have a more specific and accurate relationship.

Discussion Facilitation: 

Comment on how much is lost with a rule to something that does not benefit a state, causes controversy to arise among the attending members, including disagreements and agreements to whether or not it is lost, with the fact of not accepting cryptocurrencies.

Onsite Moderator: 

Gabriela Melendrez

Online Moderator: 

Cintia Melendrez

Rapporteur: 

Ximena Melendrez

Contact Information

United Nations
Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

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Switzerland

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