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The CBDC Forum III

About this Conference

  The UN Secretary General’s Task Force on Digital Financing for SDGs will launch 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. 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. In this Forum, they will share the Task Force’s findings and recommendations followed by discussions on the landscape, risk and benefit framework and new trends of CBDC. Topics to be covered: