Blockchain MX

Details of the organization
Digital Government Unit - Ministry of Public Administration
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: No
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
Blockchain MX
In the framework of the Talent Hackathon of Campus Party 2017, held in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco, from July 5 to 9, 2017, the Ministry of Public Function and the Coordination of the National Digital Strategy through the Unit of Digital Government, participated with the Vertical of Digital Government, with the objective of developing technological solutions based on Blockchain to address specific problems in the public sector. The Vertical of Digital Government was satisfied with six public policy challenges on: Digital identity, e.firma (advanced electronic signature based on the use of public and private keys), Guarantee deposit certificates, Public Registry of Property and Commerce of the State of Jalisco, Transfer of support for reforestation and an open challenge. In the vertical 40 teams were registered, of which 10 reached the final where the winning team was determined, as well as two honorable mentions. The winning team developed a prototype of public tenders based on Blockchain that allows the public tender process to be reliable, adding the factor of citizen participation and ensuring that the winning proposal of the bidding process is the one that generates the greatest social benefit. The winning team has been hire under the talent program of the Ministry and the alpha version of the service will be launch in the 2018 edition of the hackathon next April.
National implementation: Mexico
Ongoing from 15/04/2017 to 01/01/2030

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
  • Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • Programme