UNICEF Ventures is leveraging a public blockchain, Ethereum, to make claims in a transparent and immutable way. In the first phase of the prototype, UNICEF Ventures is issuing certificates confirming the participation of organizations who test in our drone corridors.
The authentic certificates issued by UNICEF will start a trail of tamper-proof and immutable credentials for the participants. The time-stamped certificate will enable participants to store, share and verify their qualifications to whomever. Participants will no longer have to go through an intermediary with cumbersome and expensive processes to share and validate achievements and certifications with third parties.
The certifications are auditable through this smart contract.* The wallet that the certifications are issued from is 0x49880Bae91e8Bc7129A08cfDEF089888D6EEB006, that is held by UNICEF Ventures**.
*Why is this auditability important?
In our digital age, it’s easier than ever to falsify claims and documents. It’s sometimes hard to tell the difference between a phishing scam and real emails. To increase trust in the information being shared, we are providing a transparent way to verify the information that UNICEF Ventures has published.
**What does this mean?
The purpose of sharing this wallet is to prove who has authenticated this certificate. UNICEF Ventures is the only holder of this wallet. Therefore, only credentials issued from this wallet are considered endorsed by UNICEF Ventures.