Local MP Confirms Italy Will Enter European Blockchain Partnership

Italy is going to enter the European Blockchain Partnership, as indicated by the nation’s Member of Parliament (MP) Mirella Liuzzi, as referred to by Cointelegraph Italy Thursday, September 27.

As indicated by Liuzzi, the association — a collaboration of 26 EU nations — will be signed by the Minister of Economic Development, Labor and Social Policies Luigi Di Maio on September 28 in Brussels. In a meeting with Key4biz, Liuzzi included:

“Joining the partnership will allow Italy […] to define its own line in the development of [blockchain] technology — a practice which the previous government had never implemented”.

Luizzi, the MP from the governing Five Star Movement, also specified that the government will before soon hire specialists in blockchain to build up a national technique for the crypto-related area.

The European Blockchain Partnership was made back in April 2018 to fill in as a vehicle of participation among EU part states. First joined by 22 nations, the association at that point stretched out to incorporate 26 as Greece, Romania, Denmark, and Cyprus joined the group.

As Cointelegraph revealed in June, the Southern city of Naples had launched a focus a group upheld by the local mayor to advance blockchain and a possible municipal Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Afterward, the Southern district, ceaselessly trying to grow its self-governance, reported that it was eager to launch its own cryptocurrency.

Italy is purportedly attempting to apply crypto-related innovations on a more extensive scale. For example, Juventus – a standout amongst the most well-known soccer clubs in the nation — is intending to launch its own “fan token” an organization with blockchain-based fan engagement platform Socios.com.


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