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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

WEF 2022, May 23: Latest updates from the Cointelegraph Davos team

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This 12 months’s World Economic Forum marks the first in-person occasion since the begin of the pandemic. The final WEF with bodily attendance was in Jan 2020.

Cointelegraph established a unit, together with editor-in-chief Kristina L. Corner, head of video Jackson DuMont and information reporter Joseph Hall, in Davos to herald the newest updates from considered one of the most vital world occasions of the 12 months.

The second day of the world occasion is full of key blockchain and crypto events attended by the likes of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, Bank of Thailand governor Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput, Bank of France governor François Villeroy de Galhau, Mastercard CEO Michael Miebach, a senior economist from Bank of International Settlement Jon Frost and plenty of extra.

The main matters of debate amongst world leaders, central financial institution governors and executives revolve round blockchain, the position of central financial institution digital currencies (CBDCs), Web3 and nonfungible tokens (NFTs).

Don’t neglect to examine this text frequently to get notified about the most up-to-date bulletins from the occasion.

Cointelegraph editor-in-chief Kristina Lucrezia Corner bought in contact with PayPal vp Richard Nash to get an perception into the main fee processor’s blockchain and crypto plans.

Nash instructed Cointelegraph:

“We are already doing a lot in the blockchain space… and just working slowly in the crypto space and looking to work with others to embrace everything we can .. be it digital wallets or CBDC in future”