SEOUL, South Korea, July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The public blockchain platform 'BOSAGORA' has received 'the UN Solidarity Awards' on July 16th.
The UN received stories of various actors contributing to individual/society to overcome COVID 19 last May. Among thousands of entries were gathered from all around the world and the UN hand selected the 50 most touching and effective entries that aimed to overcome COVID 19 together. 26 experts from global institutes/organizations participated as evaluators including Vice President of European Union's diplomacy and security committee, Director of UN development organization and Vice President of UN Foundation.
The practice BOSAGORA carried out to contribute to society was 'Project Care' in which many BOSAGORA community members participated last May. BOSAGORA and community members were revealed to the fact that medical staffs fighting in the front line of COVID 19 crisis were suffering from extreme stress and skin damage due to long time wearing of protective gears, and delivered 100 sets of 'Care Package' to designated major hospital to treat COVID 19(Gacheon University Gil Hospital). These 'Care Packages' consisted of protective products for skin, beauty facial mask, lotion and various snacks through which medical staffs can be refreshed. In each package, there was cheering message written by BOSAGORA community member which led to happy reactions from those who received it.
BOSAGORA takes the slogan 'Make a Better World' as vision of the project. It plans to utilize blockchain technology and its own coin ecosystem in realizing SDG(Sustainable Development Goals) by UN. As part of the move, it gave presentation about 'digital democracy' with KoSAC, close business partner, upon invitation from municipal government of Geneva, Switzerland last November. Also, it solidified its standing as blockchain for social good by holding meetup with 'Blockchain and Commons' as a theme upon request from visiting squad consisting of policy officials and professors from Barcelona, Spain and Montreal, Canada. Meanwhile, it is participating in movement to develop sound blockchain technology contributing to society by becoming the first signatory of 'Blockchain Bill of Rights' by World Economy Forum last May.
President Inhwan Kim of BOSAGORA stated he was delighted to create an example of blockchain contributing to society just along with IBM Blockchain. He said technology should benefit human and further resolved that he would make technology of BOSAGORA to be used for society.
Meanwhile, BOSAGORA is the Korea's first ICO project of which currency BOA coin is listed in Bittrex Global, Bithumb, Bithumb Global, Coinbene, GDAC and ecxx.