To rejoice efforts of saving kids’s lives and defending their rights for seventy-five years, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) intends to promote 1,000 data-driven non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
The NFT assortment dubbed Patchwork Kingdoms consists of paintings representing a subset of greater than 280,000 faculties throughout twenty-one nations.
Part of the NFTs shall be digitally watermarked to rejoice the company’s 75th-anniversary, scheduled on December 11. The relaxation shall be tied to occasions in early 2022.
UNICEF’s govt director, Henrietta Fore, welcomed this transfer and stated:
“For 75 years, UNICEF has been a driving force for change in children’s lives. And as we look back at our history, we must also look forward and seize every opportunity to take innovative actions to secure the future for our children.”
Reaching out to extra kids for a greater world, UNICEF determined to use NFTs as half of its toolbox to help its international efforts and bridge the digital divide, in accordance to Fore.
Proceeds from the NFT public sale shall be channelled in direction of promising initiatives like Giga, an ITU and UNICEF program supposed to join each faculty worldwide to the web utilizing cutting-edge applied sciences like blockchain, machine studying, and low-earth orbit satellites.
“There are more than 1.3 billion children disconnected in an increasingly connected world. We cannot allow these children to grow up on an information island, cut off from the wealth of information and opportunities available online, and with fewer resources to learn and grow.”
The United Nations has been on the forefront of NFT adoption in realising distinctive aims. For occasion, by means of its UN-Habitat program, it’s taking benefit of NFTs to create consciousness in regards to the international local weather disaster utilizing an initiative referred to as DigitalArt4 Climate.
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