For refugees to make successful, lasting transitions in their new nations, they need access to financial systems and the ability to establish strong, traceable identities. Such challenges traditionally have been difficult to overcome. In The MIT Technology Review, associate editor Mike Orcutt outlines how Finland has partnered with start-up Moni to use blockchain technology to address this problem. Readers interested in issues facing the growing refugee population around the world should find this article informative and interesting.
About the Author
Mike Orcutt is an associate editor of The MIT Technology Review, focusing on the interface of technology and government.