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Birth registrations in Pakistan to get boost from UNICEF and Telenor program expansion

Pakistan’s Sindh Province is receiving a new birth registration system from partners UNICEF and Telenor Pakistan to provide digital identity…


Birth registrations climb 20 percent in a decade, but progress needed to meet SDG 16.9, UNICEF says

Birth registrations have significantly improved, causing hope that the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 16.9, which includes universal free birth…


UNICEF releases guidelines for use of biometric technology on children

UNICEF has released two documents outlining guidelines for the secure, efficient, and transparent use of children’s biometrics. While biometric technology…


UNICEF urges methodical and wholistic approach in Africa’s race for digital identity

United Nations agencies have taken an increasing role in ID4Africa and other digital identity-related initiatives over the past few years….


UNICEF Associate Director and Global Chief of Child Protection Cornelius Williams joins ID4Africa Board

ID4Africa has officially announced the addition of UNICEF Associate Director and Global Chief of Child Protection Cornelius Williams to its…


ID4Africa LiveCast – Civil registration in Africa: Scaling for impact

Civil registration in Africa: Scaling for impact Online February 8, 2023, 12:30 GMT Civil registration continues to be a major…


Nigeria age estimation technology for voting under scrutiny, but digital ID applications grow

A former top official of the Nigeria Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Oluwole Uzi-Osaze, says the election management body cannot…


Niger launches WURI project to issue biometric ID for regional trade and public services

A regional system for digital identity that is interoperable between West African countries has been launched in Niger, LeSahel.org reports….


Nigeria, Rwanda progress in national childbirth registration programs

Countries around the world appear to be making some progress on their efforts of meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development…


Nigeria ID4D continues partnership spree to meet digital ID ambitions

The Nigeria Digital Identification for Development project (Nigeria ID4D) and the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) have agreed to…

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