Event: Blockchain, COVID19 Recovery & SDGs
Blockchain Technologies for Sustainable and Resilient Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic - A Side Event to the UNECE Regional Forum 2021.
Blockchain is a rapidly evolving area of information technology with the potential for creating huge benefits in terms of security, reliability and cost efficiency in the exchange of information.
Join stakeholders from the UNECE region and implementers of innovative solutions. Together, we can build back better from the COVID-19 pandemic whilst advancing towards achieving the 2030 Agenda.
An online Side Event to the UNECE Regional Forum 2021, organized by the Permanent Mission of Israel, Slovenia and Switzerland to the United Nations in Geneva.
Program & Speakers
Moderator: Dr. Inon Schenker, Blockchain for SDGs Champion
H.E. Ambassador Meirav Eilon Shahar, Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations in Geneva
H.E. Ambassador Jürg Lauber, Permanent Representative of the Switzerland to the United Nations in Geneva
Mr. Damir Devčič, Chargé d'Affaires a.i., Permanent Mission of the Republic of Slovenia to the United Nations in Geneva
Value added and limitations of Blockchain technologies in SDGs Attainment
Prof. Jean-Marc Seigneur, Senior Lecturer & Director of the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) on Blockchain, DLT and Apps Development
Ms. Eva Oberholzer, Chief Growth Officer, Member of the Management Board, Cardano Foundation
Panel: Blockchain in Practice: Use-cases for the Attainment of SDGs
Mr. Tadej Slapnik, Director of Hashnet
Mr. Gadi Benmoshe, Chief Information Officer, Israel Ports Company
Ms. Maria Teresa Pisani, UNECE Economic Affairs Officer, Project Lead, Sustainable Textile and Leather Traceability and Transparency Project
Concluding Remarks: How Blockchain can assist in SDG attainment and build back better from the Covid-19 Pandemic?
Ms. Nena Dokuzov, Head Blockchain Technology Department, Ministry for Economic Development and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia