DC³ Conference - From Cryptocurrencies to CBDCs​ - ​Stablecoins & Crypto Track

Stablecoins opportunities for digital financial inclusion

This session will consider the potential of digital currencies (i.e. CBDCs and stablecoins) for bridging the financial inclusion gap. According to the World Bank Global Findex report 2021, some 1.4 billion adults worldwide do not have access to financial services. However, digital currencies could potentially offer low-cost, safe, real-time payments and therefore could be used In government programs and remittances.

Moderator: Xiaochen Zhang​, Global Head Innovation​, Amazon​
Utsav Kharel​, Nepal Innovation Lab Lead, World Vision International
Shane O’Connor, Innovation Manager, UNICEF
Naroa Zurutuza​, Giga Mapping and Technology Lead​, UNICEF
Caroline Hill​, Director Global Policy and Regulatory Strategy, Circle
Joe Vollono​, Director Business Development, Ripple
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