WHO WE ARE

The World Blockchain Organization (WBO) is a Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) registered with United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), an international advocacy organization dedicated to the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible blockchain technology.

Blockchain, digital currencies, and smart contracts will change the way the global economy operates. In the same way that the internet gave us a powerful way to share and access information, blockchain technology now gives us a powerful way to share and access value.

As the leading international advocacy organization of blockchain technology, WBO promotes blockchain technology as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development, and environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge and blockchain policies worldwide.
WBO encourages the implementation of the Global Code of Ethics for Blockchain community, to maximize blockchain technology’s socio-economic contribution while minimizing its possible negative impacts, and is committed to promoting blockchain technology as an instrument in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), geared towards fostering sustainable development worldwide.

WBO generates market knowledge, promotes competitive and sustainable blockchain policies and instruments, fosters blockchain education and training, and works to make blockchain an effective tool for development through United Nations technical assistance projects in over 100 countries around the world.

WBO’s membership includes Corporate Membership, Alliance Membership and Observer Membership representing the major blockchain players, key blockchain organizations and regional blockchain authorities around the world.

WBO MISSION

Our mission is to guide and promote comprehensive adoption of blockchain technology across industries.

We do this by engaging with policymakers, regulators, technology innovators and market participants through direct communication, comment letters, studies and more to guide the public dialogue about blockchain, digital currencies and smart contract technology, so that the industries can realize the full potential of these capabilities.

We seek to do this in a way that is effective, complies with all regulatory safeguards and ultimately paves the way for more efficient and profitable markets.

Current issues that WBO is focusing on include:

  • Blockchain legal issues and regulatory framework in UN member countries.
  • Business licenses issues related Blockchain in UN member countries.
  • Digital asset/currency development, technology, market structure and regulatory issues.
  • Innovations in blockchain technology, and opportunities across various industries.
  • Technological innovations and challenges with global system integration.
  • The need for education and certification of industry professionals working to implement blockchain technology.​