The Brazilian diplomatic academy, the Rio Branco Institute, will now require that candidates have information of cryptocurrencies and blockchain, Cointelegraph Brazil reported on July eight.
The Rio Branco Institute — established in 1945 and providing two development programs for diplomats — has printed the 2019 edict for the collection of new diplomats in Brazil the place it included the requirement that candidates learn about blockchain and digital currencies.
Because the publication highlights, the topic is necessary for the take a look at that’s initially delivered in two phases, whereby information about blockchain and cryptocurrencies is necessary in each phases. The discover states that the tutorial institution will supply 20 new locations and that the beginning wage shall be 19,199.06 reals ($5,045).
In June, main authorities and monetary authorities in Brazil teamed as much as develop a regulatory sandbox mannequin concentrating on new applied sciences equivalent to blockchain with a view to adapt to the digital transformation affecting the monetary, capital and insurance coverage sectors in Brazil.
That very same month, Cointelegraph reported that the Brazilian authorities will think about a draft invoice that requires all items of native public administrations to advertise new applied sciences, together with blockchain.
If permitted, the draft invoice will ostensibly require each federal and state authorities divisions to use rising applied sciences equivalent to synthetic intelligence and blockchain with a view to enhance public companies.