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Digital identity in developing nations

With UN Sustainable Development Goal 16.9 calling for legal identity for all by 2030 Biometric Update is taking a special in-depth focus on digital ID projects in developing countries including daily coverage of biometrics-based national digital identity projects.

By Chris Burt

The lessons learned from other countries implementing digital ID systems have helped inform the development of Ethiopia’s national program, panelists…

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By Joel R. McConvey

It appears concerns raised by Liberia’s Public Procurement and Concession Commission (PPCC) about the firm selected to provide biometric materials…

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By Ayang Macdonald

The phenomenon of public workers unduly earning salaries or other financial benefits from their national public service systems in some…

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By Frank Hersey

The World Bank Group’s Identification for Development (ID4D) division has published a ‘Primer on Biometrics for ID Systems’ (full PDF)…

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By Ayang Macdonald

Digital cooperation and the building of resilience through safe, trusted and inclusive digital public infrastructure anchored one of the forums…

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By Frank Hersey

Civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS), a state’s record keeping for life events such as births, marriages, adoptions and deaths…

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By Ayang Macdonald

Designing identity authorities based on business models which can generate funds for the proper functioning and sustainability of their systems…

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By Ayang Macdonald

Any day now, Nigerian lawmakers will receive for deliberation a new draft personal data protection bill, after it was recently…

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By Frank Hersey

Positive results for ID Day 2022 and the role of biometric, digital ID in the digital transformation of Togo were…

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By Frank Hersey

The first hearing in the human rights litigation against the government and identity agency over Uganda’s national digital ID system…

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International Identity Day

The campaign calls to recognize September 16 as International Identity Day in tribute to UN Sustainable Development Goal 16.9 which calls for legal identity for all by 2030. The purpose is to raise awareness about the role identity plays in empowering individuals to exercise their rights and responsibilities fairly and equitably in a modern society. Biometric Update is proud to be a coalition partner.

By Chris Burt

The lessons learned from other countries implementing digital ID systems have helped inform the development of Ethiopia’s national program, panelists…

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