Unicef, because the United Nations Youngsters’s Fund is popularly recognized, is making ready a group of non-fungible tokens (NFT) to have fun its seventy fifth anniversary. This was introduced by the group itself this Friday, December 10 via a word of press.
In complete, there can be a couple of thousand items on the market on the Ethereum community, as revealed by the company in its assertion. A portion of the NFTs could have a digital watermark in commemoration of Unicef’s anniversary, whereas others will arrive within the assortment early subsequent 12 months and can be included “with totally different occasions,” the textual content says.
“Unicef can be in command of immediately promoting these digital collections via the Ethereum blockchain” as a way to finance varied tasks with the cash raised, they added.
Henrietta Fore, Govt Director of Unicef, identified that with this assortment of NFT search to develop their financing instruments to attain affect within the lives of extra kids around the globe.
We have to use all of the instruments at our disposal to succeed in extra kids and spend money on a greater world, resembling via new methods of elevating funds and financing.
Henrietta Fore, Govt Director of Unicef.
Among the many tasks that may obtain financing with the gross sales of the Unicef NFTs, Giga stands out, which seeks present Web connection to as many faculties as attainable on this planet.
For the NFT assortment, Unicef depends on the work of knowledge visualization artist and scientist Nobodyh Bremer. The works can be conceptually associated to colleges and their connectivity to the community. “The NFT assortment has information from greater than 280,000 faculties in 21 international locations, and every paintings represents a subset of those faculties,” says the textual content.
UNICEF and its relationship with cryptocurrencies
It isn’t the primary time that Unicef has been associated to the world of cryptocurrencies and blockchains. In truth, in recent times there have been a number of tasks of the group which have joined the wave of cryptocurrencies.
No less than since 2016, now we have reviewed in CriptoNoticias approaches of the group belonging to the UN with the world of blockchains, investing in corporations within the discipline, their try and create their very own cryptocurrency or the enabling of donations with cryptocurrencies for his or her totally different tasks on this planet.
Final 12 months we even reported on this newspaper that UNICEF started to make use of cryptocurrencies to finance tasks on a world scale, which included international locations resembling Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Guatemala; Whereas this 12 months they invested funds within the Ethereum cryptocurrency, ether (ETH), to advertise monetary schooling among the many Argentine inhabitants.