Fri, Oct 16|
The CBDC Forum II
The CBDC Forum seeks to become an international platform to share knowledge and build collaborations on central bank digital currency.
Time & Location
Oct 16, 2020, 10:00 AM – 2:40 PM
About The Event
The UN Secretary General's Task Force on Digital Financing for SDGs launched its final report on August 26th, 2020. The report identifies opportunities for digitalization to deliver billions of dollars of financing to tackle problems such as lack of access to capital for small and medium sized enterprises, and for investments in sustainable infrastructure addressing climate change, biodiversity destruction. For more information, please go to the Task Force site: https://digitalfinancingtaskforce.org/
Central Bank Digital Currency is one of the most impactful innovations which has the potential to remove several key barriers for individuals to contribute to SDGs financing. The CBDC Forum seeks to become an international platform to share knowledge and build collaborations on central bank digital currency.
Topics to be covered:
- The landscape of CBDC Innovations around the world;
- The risks and benefits of CBDC;
- The design principles of CBDC;
- The implementation challenges of CBDC;
- The public private collaboration on CBDC;
- The future of CBDC.