ID for All

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.

 

Aadhaar draft bill goes beyond biometric lock to protect against fraud

Holders of Aadhaar cards may be able to lock access not just to their biometrics held by the system, but…

 

Red Cross highlights opportunities for digital ID in humanitarian sector

Humanitarian aid organizations are starting to digitize services and adapt to new developments in the digital identity and decentralized identification…

 

Nigeria on course with digital banking drive as smart addressing system suggested for KYC

Efforts to digitize Nigeria’s banking and payments landscape are taking a somewhat significant step forward, and realities on the ground…

 

Biometrics building trust in African elections, laws must do their part

Two-thirds of people attending ID4Africa’s ‘Building Trust in the Democratic Process’ livecast event say biometrics have improved the integrity of…

 

Philippines government calls on government to accept government-issued ID cards

Government agencies and private bodies in the Philippines have been asked to honor the new biometric PhilID national identity credentials….

 

Role of biometrics and private sector in legal identity debated in UNDP event

The private sector and biometrics likely both have roles in legal identity systems, participants in a United Nations Development Programme…

 

1.4M Afghan refugees in Pakistan to receive new biometric ID cards

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has begun issuing biometric identity smartcards to the 1.4 million Afghan refugees already…

 

Will digital ID replace physical identity documents within 10 years?

A panel of digital identity experts used their knowledge plus a little imagination to look ahead ten years and discuss…

 

Economic developers donate to speed voice biometrics project for African tongues

Bill Gates’ philanthropic foundation and two international development groups are making a modest investment in efforts to expand the languages…

 

Are refugee responses enabling the future of digital ID and currencies?

Technology to issue refugees with an ID could form the basis of new digital identity systems for everyone, but this…

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