China will be using blockchain tech and internet technologies to transform governance and civil affairs in the country. The Ministry of Civil Affairs stated this in a release of an action plan for 2018 to 2022, dated 10th of September 2018. Though written in Chinese, the translated version can be read here.
China and Internet Governance
The Chinese Ministry of Civil affairs released an action plan for 2018 to 2022, formulated by the Ministry of Education.
This deals with implementing the major decision-making arrangements of the Party Central Committee and the State Council on building a network power and deepening the “Internet + government service,” and promoting the “Internet +” in the areas of social organization, social work, volunteer service, and charitable fundraising.
The blockchain technology will be used to promote a healthy and orderly development of social organizations, professional social work, and voluntary service in a great way to aid the social governance pattern of building and co-governing. So also, to practice the concept of “civil policy for the people, civil affairs and the people.”
This will be focused on the next 5 years; 2018 to 2022.
The ruling is expected to adhere to the basic principles of Chinese governance; the overall layout plan of one chess game thinking, user orientation and focusing on the needs of the masses, reform and innovation and development of integration.
How The Internet Will Be Used To Organise Social Organisation Governance
This will involve optimization of the online services of social organizations. Social organization registration and management in China will be managed through the efficiency of the internet.
The internet will help promote building of a social organizations’ legal person database.
Other areas involve promoting social, organizational data management and data sharing; social organization information and public inquiry; implementing social organization law enforcement supervision; improving social organizations level of Internet communication.
How Blockchain Will be Used To Transforming The Chinese Charity System
The tech will be instrumental in promoting fundraising in the country and also about implementing the Charity Law of the People’s Republic of China.
It will also aid in creating a unified and transparent inquiry of charitable organization data.
Further, this will aid the Memorandum of Understanding on the Implementation of Joint Incentives and Joint Disciplinary Actions for relevant subjects in the field of charitable donations in the country.
Notably, Alibaba and Tencent have also launched their donation services via mobile applications.