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Biometric Update publishes exclusive features and executive interviews along with forward-looking, systematic data about digital identity projects in developing nations.

 

OpenID emphasizes human-centric approach, risk reduction for govt ID implementation

As the global shift towards national digital identity systems gains momentum, the complexities and risks in their implementation grow. A…

 

NEC infant fingerprinting system approaches move from vaccination delivery to legal ID

ID Day was held this past Saturday, September 16, in recognition of United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 16’s target 9;…

 

Events in dozens of countries to mark 2023 ID Day

Experts and major actors in the identity space have been reiterating the importance of legal and digital identity in the…

 

G20 recommends digital public infrastructure policy to drive financial inclusion

The group of the 19 most advanced economies in the world, the European Union, and mostly recently the African Union,…

 

Biometric ID is a tool for migrant instrumentalization in Nigeria, study argues

An academic study on migrants from five central and west African countries seeking refuge in Nigeria has found that biometric…

 

A tale of two MOSIP implementations: Philippines and Morocco

The Philippines and Morocco each decided to build identity systems on top of the Modular Open Source Identity Platform (MOSIP)…

 

MOSIP ready for next phase after building up digital ID ecosystem

The Modular Open-Source Identity Platform has made a major impact on the digital ID systems of countries in Asia and…

 

Early and proactive public engagement needed for DPI projects: panel

Digital Public Infrastructure has become a hot topic in the development and identity communities, but as with any technology, will…

 

Digital ID case studies suggest solvable technical issues, but raise fundamental questions

Digital platforms that government systems are being built on, like digital ID, promise greater inclusion and protection for citizens, but…

 

The case for an integrated digital CRVS system for African countries

Speakers during the ID4Africa Livecast on June 21, which was dedicated to summarising key points from some workshops during the…

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