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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.

 

Opportunities and risks of biometrics and digital identity in focus on day 2 of ID4Africa 2019

The second day of ID4Africa 2019 featured 16 informational tracks delving into a range of issues related to this year’s…

 

WFP about to halt food aid to Houthi-controlled areas over biometric distribution refusal

Food aid distribution in Yemen by the World Food Programme(WFP) is likely to end this week, Executive Director David Beasley…

 

Key themes and debates emerge as ID4Africa opens

Digital identity themes, challenges, problems and progress came to the fore in Johannesburg as delegates from African governments, international agencies…

 

ID4Africa Identity Council chooses leadership and direction for African ID systems

In the inaugural meeting of the ID4Africa Identity Council (IIC), Mory Camara, Director General of Guinea’s ANGEIE (National Agency of…

 

Q&A: HID Global on the African digital identity status quo

As the flagship ID4Africa event opens in South Africa, HID Global talks to Biometric Update about the developments in digital…

 

Credence ID CEO joins U.S. Presidential Advisory Council on Africa

Bruce Hanson, CEO of Credence ID, has been appointed to the U.S. Presidential Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa,…

 

ID4Africa 2019 promises debate on biometric data and ID issues as market matures

The maturity of Africa’s digital identity ecosystem has led to new debates on crucial identity topics at ID4Africa 2019, ID4Africa…

 

Yoti introduces Guardian Council to maintain trust handling biometrics and personal information

Consumers are becoming less trusting of major technology companies, according to Yoti and as a company interacting with biometrics and…

 

ID4Africa 2019 participants preview biometrics news to come from leading global event

Biometrics companies are revealing details of their participation in the 5th Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa movement, hosted by the…

 

UN panel praises financial inclusion gains from India’s biometric digital ID system

A United Nations high-level panel on digital cooperation has lauded India’s financial inclusion efforts, including its Aadhaar national biometric system…

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