State Department Blog Post Discusses Blockchain Technology’s Potential Uses In Diplomacy, Development

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Blockchain for Diplomacy and Development: Hype or Ripe?
Thomas Debass, acting special representative for global partnerships at the U.S. Department of State, discusses a forum held at the Department of State in early October on blockchain technology, writing, “The benefits of blockchain are many: assisting the world’s most vulnerable populations, transforming foreign aid and trade, promoting government efficiency and transparency, countering corruption, enhancing cybersecurity, and more” (10/26).