Global Network of Policy Makers for Freedom

Global Network of Policy Makers for Freedom

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The Global Network of Policy Makers for Freedom DAO provides technical services to

politicians interested in using crypto for human development.


Lugano, first freedom City with Theter alliance

Local currencies, economic and social development


All developments of digital local money or LGDC, for its acronym in English, requires 3 elements, such as: technology, legislation and convertibility.

In this sense, the Global Network of Policy Makers for Freedom, GNPF, is a DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization) registered in Wyoming, which offers technical services to politicians.

These technical services offered by the GNPF, favor the development of digital local currency and include fostering relationships with relevant LGDC technology providers,  advising on legislation that allows an optimal LGDC, topic feature of the upcoming April magazine, and encouraging the participation of one or more cryptocurrency exchanges, which ensure not only the LGDC convertibility, but the remote financial training services, which facilitate the informed participation of the inhabitants.

All this is based on two fundamental pillars, such as financial literacy and the use of technology to access cutting-edge financial services. Historically, LGCs, or coins promoted by local governments, preceded CBCs, or coins issued by a Central Bank. LGCs are also predecessors of LGDCs, digital currencies issued by local governments, and of cryptocurrencies. In the #LGDC March magazine, an international local currency expert, LGDC, shares his experience and vision, including the benefits of simultaneously using 2 currencies,  and the incorporation of one or more Crypto Exchanges that facilitate the development of the LGDC.

Lugano is the first Local Government, to announce using 3 currencies, Bitcoin, Tether and their own LGDC. Tether CTO Paolo Ardoino is a freedom maximalist and Switzerland human rights development make Lugano ‘Plan B” an initiative to support.

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In this section we will find initiatives that promote economic and social development through tickets, tokens and the like.


Local currencies, like the new Lugano LVGA, sometimes known as social currencies, can be considered as a tool to stimulate the economy in a community; however, these can also become an instrument that allows the social and cultural development of an entire society.

According to Erick Brenes Mata, an expert in projects involving local currencies, these types of assets constitute “a methodology that can contribute to a local development strategy.”

And it is that every local currency project, whether digital or not, implies the elaboration of a local development strategy that generates a high impact in the community and that allows combating the problems that affect it. But how does a local currency work?

An example can be found eighteen years ago, in Honduras, and consisted of  “a social organization in a rural area supporting the issuance of a currency, that is, its production, and that asset helped local circulation, boosting its economy, so that when people arrived in the area, they participated in its economy through currency”.

And that is one of the main advantages of local digital currencies, the low associated costs and the implementation of security systems, as a result not only of technological advances, but also of the adoption of those advances by society. In Lugano the scope is bigger because includes Bitcoin and Theter previous to the LVGA deployment.
Ph.D. Brenes Mata comments on the “Punto Transacciones” project, which consists of “a network of SMEs exchanging products and services, without money and in a completely virtual manner: “And it is thanks to the blockchain, that the potential of social or local currencies has increased, mainly as a result of monitoring what can be made to the transactions and the articulation of the entire productive process that communities can do”.

“The software is nothing more than a tool that makes it easy to keep records of transactions and provides traceability to what is done. In terms of monetary theory, the wealth that is created in a place is measured according to the number of times a bill circulates, which can be easily determined thanks to the implementation of the blockchain”.

The Exchange or Compensation Fund is strategic, since currencies are an agreement, and the “software helps parameterize that agreement established by society”. The Exchange or Compensation Fund define the rules for the exchange of local currencies, like LVGA.
According to the expert: Once that monetary mass has been created, one can begin to articulate social or environmental projects. The “Las Turutas” project in Barcelona stands out, where there are high levels of migration of people with very low economic levels, for which the municipality identified several vacant lots in which organic gardens were articulated and whose labor was provided by migrants, in exchange for payment in local currency.

But who should support these projects? Do they arise as a private initiative, should they be from the community or should the State be in charge? Although nothing is written in stone, those projects that are supported by the state or by a municipality have great legitimacy and allow exponential growth.

Among the proposals discussed by Ph.D. Brenes Mata and which may or may not involve an economic issue, time banks per school stands out “They do not generate the slightest wealth measured in material terms, the child who is bad at math, but good at soccer and the boy who is bad at soccer, but good at math, can be found through the time bank and one teaches the other”;.

“All these projects can be adjusted to what the community wants and needs, but it is essential to break the paradigms, so that it is understood that economic relations can go beyond what the currency we use every day allows us to do”.

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