TIV conceives and organizes a panel discussion on “Using Blockchain and other emerging technologies in the provision of innovative public services in partnership with the World Bank for the “Law, Justice and Development Week 2019”

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In 2019, the World Bank hosted their annual “Law, Justice and Development Week,” as part of their initiative towards fostering good governance; cultivating an environment which fosters private sector growth; poverty reduction and equitable development. The overarching theme of the 2019 symposium was on Rights, Technology and Development.  Accordingly, the World Bank invited more than 200 leaders of law and technology, in addition to 37 Chief justices and Ministers, to be part of a focused discussion on objectives such as:

  • The intersection of human rights and technologies

  • The legal response to the impacts produced by disruptive technologies

  • Legal and ethical implications of new technologies and economic development.

TIV conceived and organized a panel discussion on “Using Blockchain and other emerging technologies in the provision of innovative public services” The panel discussion was organized by TIV, George Washington University Law School and the World Bank Global Forum on Law, Justice, and Development. The goal of the invitation-only event was to stimulate discussion on the benefits and pitfalls of emerging technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain, which are used by governments across the globe towards the management of public services. The panelists included leaders at the highest levels of government, national organizations and academia, including Estonia’s Ambassador to the United States, lead researchers of the Inter-American Development Bank and senior World Bank officials.