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Red Cross sees benefits and risk in biometrics use for humanitarian operations

Biometrics use in humanitarian contexts should always be accompanied by data protection impact assessments and other safeguards, The International Committee…

 

Building trust in biometrics and building trust with biometrics present industry with related challenges

Trust in biometrics for applications from digital health credentials to humanitarian aid delivery, as well as how to build up…

 

Biometrics risks for humanitarian systems considered in Caribou Digital and DAI report

Humanitarian system donors and implementers must be careful with the biometric systems they use to the extent of considering their…

 

Biometrics pose highest challenge to data controls in humanitarian efforts, Red Cross says

Data control, integrity and availability are mandatory now that technology is deployed for humanitarian efforts, Balthasar Staehelin, ICRC (International Committee…

 

Red Cross adopts new biometric data policy

Following a significant increase in the use of biometrics in different frameworks such as forensics, family link rebuilding or digital…

 

UNHCR reaches 7.2M biometric records but critics express concern

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has reported major gains in biometric registration in 2018, reaching 60 operations…

 

Nigeria moves to implement biometric ECOWAS card with $41M MoU

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the Nigerian government’s Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) and Euphoria Press…

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