Bonn, Germany, June 15, 2023, The Slovenian Ministry of Economy, Tourism and Sport has announced a partnership with Future Blockchain Summit to co-create a program at the Slovenian Pavilion at COP 28 at Expo City in Dubai. The three-day program will take place December 5 to 7 in conjunction with the Climate Chain Coalition. This was announced at a press conference hosted by the Climate Chain Coalition, ‘Blockchain Technology for Effective Climate Action’, On June 8 at the UNFCCC Climate Conference in Bonn, Germany.
“We are happy to contribute to the Future Blockchain Summit and COP 28 in collaboration with the Climate Chain Coalition,” said Nena Dokuzov, Project Group Head for New Economy and Blockchain Technologies at the Slovenian Ministry of Economy, Tourism and Sport.
“The program with the Future Blockchain Summit will showcase how advanced digital technologies focusing on blockchain will contribute to achieve a green and digital transition and also the UN Sustainable Development Goals,” said Dokuzov.
“We are delighted to represent our organisation, members, and partners, and believe that COP 28 will be truly transformative, impactful, and successful,” said Miroslav Polzer, Strategic Director, Climate Chain Coalition.
A blockchain for climate flagship initiative in which the Climate Chain Coalition is involved is the IAAI GloCha DigitalArt4Climate initiative, a global art competition to be launched in August. “These artworks will be transformed into digital assets in the form of NFTs that people can collect and also use for innovative resource mobilisation for local and youth focused climate action,” said Polzer.
The DigitalArt4Climate artwork/NFTs and edutainment hub will be on display at GITEX Impact and Future Block Summit and at the COP28 Digital Innovation pavilion. “The initiative will demonstrate how this kind of technology can have an impact on innovative climate action learning and digital skills development which are very much needed for broader sustainable economic development and (green) job creation. It also allows for innovative technology adoption at a community level,” said Polzer.
Future Blockchain Summit and GITEX Impact are part of GITEX Global, the world’s largest technology exhibition, boasting 170,000 visitors. Future Blockchain Summit will see industry leaders leverage countless networking opportunities, gain insights from a power-packed agenda, pitch for growth funding in the Supernova Challenge as well as the Investors Program & Forum that is part of Expand North Star, the co-located event taking place at Dubai Harbour.
Press Conference Highlights: https://youtu.be/mzo1lo1NnGU
Full Press Conference: https://unfccc-events.azureedge.net/SB58_91986/agenda
About Climate Chain Coalition
The Climate Chain Coalition is an open global multi-stakeholder collaborative network that synergizes and amplifies efforts with its members and partners to co-develop digitally enabled innovative solutions that empower stakeholders to achieve ambitious climate action goals. It is an official observer organization of UNFCCC.
Slovenian Ministry of the Economy, Tourism and Sport (METS)
The Slovenian Ministry of the Economy, Tourism and Sport (METS) started to develop blockchain technology in 2017. As the first EU Member State prepared and proceeded to the government approval and adoption of strategic document “Action plan on Blockchain”, which was adopted by the Government of Slovenia and launched the national blockchain infrastructure SI-Chain in 2019. The ministry launched the Strategy of Digital Transformation of the Economy in 2022 to strengthen the competitiveness of Slovenian companies and help the Slovenian business sector adapt to the requirements of the global economy. The ministry launched NFTs to promote Slovenian companies and tourist destinations at the ECPO DUBAI 2020 and supported the first ever COP in the Metaverse – MetaCOP 27.
Future Blockchain Summit
Future Blockchain Summit, the MENA regions’ first and largest Blockchain conference and exhibition, will bring together world-leading companies and influential minds to explore the transformative potential of disruptive multi-industry Blockchain technologies for its sixth edition. Taking place 15 -18 October at the iconic Dubai Harbour alongside Expand North Star and part of GITEX Global, the world’s largest tech exhibition and startup show with more than 170,000 visitors from 176 countries, 5000+ exhibitors including 1027 Startups from 63 countries and an investor program with 686 Investors from 52 countries. For more information about the upcoming event, visit:
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Source: Climate Chain Coalition