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UN Sustainable Development Goal 16.9 calls for legal identity for all by 2030. Read Biometric Update news and in-depth features about digital identity projects in developing countries.

 

ID4Africa issues call for presentations for 5th annual event

ID4Africa has issued a call for proposals for presentations at the movement’s annual summit next year in Johannesburg, South Africa,…

 

Bangladesh Election Commission fights voter fraud with Crossmatch biometric technology

Crossmatch announced today that it has completed delivery of 150,000 of its optical fingerprint modules for use in electronic voting…

 

The role of biometric authentication in the pursuit of global financial inclusion

This is a guest post by Stan Swearingen, CEO of IDEX Biometrics. Many of us take our bank accounts for…

 

World Bank’s Mission Billion challenge to tackle critical issues in digital identification

The World Bank has announced the launch of the Mission Billion annual innovation challenge to address the most critical issues…

 

Veridos partners with govt for identity document factory in Uganda

Veridos has entered into a 15-year-partnership with the government of Uganda to provide the country’s citizens with security documents. The…

 

Veridos building new identity document factory in Iraq

Veridos, a joint venture of Giesecke+Devrient and state-owned Bundesdruckerei, is working with the Iraqi Ministry of Interior to build a…

 

European Biometrics Association launches new strategic plan to build on early success

The European Biometrics Association (EAB) is launching a new strategic plan at its annual Research Projects Conference to continue its…

 

UC San Diego researchers unveil non-touch optical technology for infant fingerprinting

University of California San Diego researchers have unveiled their non-touch optical capture device for newborn fingerprinting, which they say can…

 

Coalition supporting September 16 as International Identity Day reaches 40 groups

The push for September 16 to be recognized as International Identity Day is continuing to gain momentum with 40 stakeholder…

 

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…

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