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IOM and WFP share biometric data to improve efficiency of aid in South Sudan

An exchange of biometric information between the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)…

 

UNHCR issues biometric ID cards to 3,400 refugees in South Sudan

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and South Sudan’s Commission for Refugee Affairs (CRA) announced they have jointly…

 

UNHCR relies on biometrics for refugee assistance programs in South Sudan

In South Sudan, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is using digital fingerprinting to strengthen refugee protection, as…

 

Conference proposes biometrics-based documentation for Central African Republic refugees

Six countries hosting forcibly displaced persons from the Central African Republic (CAR) have agreed to takes steps aimed at issuing…

 

A 2020 court fight in South Africa reveals dominance of biometric surveillance industry

A multi-part news investigation by the MIT Technology Review looking at private surveillance — which some call surveillance capitalism —…

 

Digital ID fraud mostly through web channel in 2021: Shufti Pro report

The overall digital identity and financial fraud rate leapt to 37 percent of attempted transactions in 2021, from only 20…

 

Humanitarians are embracing biometrics, but what does that mean for target populations?

By Anne Lauder, M.A. candidate in International Studies at the University of Denver Houthi rebels’ consistent disruption of humanitarian aid…

 

Primer on the multiple Covid roles for biometrics – it’s not just for tracing anymore

Just as the Covid pandemic encompasses much more than people getting sick, identity biometrics can have scores of positive and…

 

Protecting digital identity on the agenda, if not in the budget

It is clear to most stakeholders that digital identity is an important tool for addressing society’s current needs, though one…

 

Biometrics or emojis and URLs? Better online identity verification needed

The use of social media sites as hubs for services from banks and other businesses is creating demand for better…

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