January 23, 2020 World Economic Forum issues framework for central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).

WEF and a consortium of over 40 central banks, international organizations, academic researchers, and financial institutions developed the framework to help central banks evaluate, design, and potentially deploy CBDCs. Several countries are in various stages of testing such projects, including, China, Cambodia, Thailand, and Uruguay. The report covers aspects such as types of CBDCs, data protections and risk compliance, technology platforms, and governance.