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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…

 

Nigeria, Rwanda progress in national childbirth registration programs

Countries around the world appear not to be making some progress on their efforts of meeting the United Nations Sustainable…

 

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…

 

UN expects 350M more people worldwide to get legal identity by 2025

Erstwhile Policy Advisor and Program Manager for Legal Identity at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Niall McCann says despite…

 

Reports explore nexus of digital ID and migration

The German Marshall Fund of the United States has published a new report exploring the intersection of digital wallets and…

 

Civil registries are important – but how do you persuade the people?

How do civil registries enroll more people? Should they twist people’s arms by making birth certificates compulsory? These were among…

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