Balta installs E-VOX:NaRada

Balta installs E-VOX:NaRada

All right! Balta is ours! Yesterday we agreed to install E-VOX:NaRada in Balta town of Odesska oblast’ (region) in Ukraine. We shall provide the first blockchain based system for voting in Balta’s town council. Here is in the photo me (Oleksii Konashevych) and Mr Robinovich, the First Deputy of Major are shaking hands. He gave me LOI and we greed to start technical preparations.    
E-VOX:NARADA – ELECTRONIC VOTING FOR LOCAL COUNCILS

E-VOX:NARADA – ELECTRONIC VOTING FOR LOCAL COUNCILS

This year in June E-VOX team developed a concept of  electronic voting system for local councils “NaRada“, which was nominated for EGAP Challenge on e-Democracy in Odessa. The Challenge is organized by the State Agency of Ukraine on e-Government and financed by the Swiss governmental fund. Currently, E-VOX offers local councils free licence (open source) for E-VOX:NaRada for deputies voting on plenary sessions and system (web-portal) for voting results publication, taking into account the requirements of Ukrainian legislation and if necessary adapt the system for specific needs of local councils and representatives.  For a few months we will set the hardware, software, test the system and train deputies to use application.   System presentation is […]
E-VOX is selected by EGAP Challenge among e-democracy projects

E-VOX is selected by EGAP Challenge among e-democracy projects

The E-VOX project team has introduced the concept of e-voting system for communities and local councils based on blockchain technology and aimed at supporting e-democracy in Ukraine. With its project team E-VOX was selected among others on EGAP Challenge Hackathon held by the State Agency for E-Governance of Ukraine to participate in the ongoing incubation program and went to the next round of the competition. The importance of the E-VOX project is raised by the emerging process of state power decentralization in Ukraine which depends on bringing transparency and technology to local governments.   Local government decisions are hardly accessible in Ukraine Current Ukrainian legislation enforce local authorities to publish […]
What are we doing?

What are we doing?

е-Vox system as backend should become the basis for various applications. We plan to create frontend to satisfy such areas of voting/decision making: Primaries and other political processes E-petitions, local electronic plebiscites, electronic referenda Voting for local councils and parliaments Voting for any groups and communities, and for other purposes The project is open for volunteers. Currently developers from Ambisafe and Vareger Group are working on e-Petitions service. MVP will be the first end-user application which will help us to test the technology and move forward.   The following issues on our next agenda: identification modules (digital signature under the laws of Ukraine, bank-ID and mobile-ID) anonymization module   Each blockchain […]
Why and what is blockchain?

Why and what is blockchain?

Blockchain is the technology of distributed Peer-To-Peer public network, which can permanently and irrevocably store information about transactions (deeds), which are cryptographically secured. The first known blockchain system is Bitcoin that was launched in 2008 and originally is applied for cryptocurrency of the same name. Second-generation blockchain networks can provide multiple options for different purposes: creating smart contracts, smart property, voting, storing legally significant actions wich timestamp and so on. People are free to add their nodes to the network and to provide their computing resources to the needs of such network and are rewarded for performed work. Blockchain provide unprecedented high level of protection of information and allows do create entirely […]
Memorandum has been signed

Memorandum has been signed

  The memorandum was signed on February, 11, 2016 at 11:00 at 10 Verkhniy Val, at the Innovation and Development Foundation. e-Vox memorandum has been signed! On February, 11, 2016 at the IDF Reforms Lab the leading IT-experts, blockchain-experts, and business representatives have presented an innovative system of electronic voting Vox. This marked a new milestone in the development of electronic democracy in Ukraine. The blockchain-based system of e-voting ensures absolute transparency of elections and rules out falsifications. It can be used for collective decision making at various levels: for parliamentary voting, e-petitions signing, referenda voting, electing, and as a flexible tool of use in communities (competition for an office, […]