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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.

 

Round Table of African Data Protection Authorities to launch at ID4Africa

ID4Africa will launch the Round Table of African Data Protection Authorities (RADPA) as a side meeting at the movement’s annual…

 

Kenya national biometric enrollment project reaches 8 million people

A nationwide mass biometric registration push by Kenya’s Interior Ministry for the country’s National Integrated Identity Management System (NIIMS) has…

 

Yoti launches Fellowship Programme to boost understanding of developing world identity needs

Yoti is launching a Fellowship Programme to support local researchers, innovators, and individuals with knowledge of local identity needs, and…

 

Glossary of ID4D terms

BiometricUpdate.com has developed a fully cross-referenced glossary of ID4D terms concerning digital identification systems used to improve development outcomes. Below…

 

History of digital identification in the developing world

The idea of providing identification to support economic and social development evolved out of sustainable development communities, and has early…

 

Odyssey hackathon to explore place of biometrics in new digital ecosystems

When the 2019 Odyssey blockchain hackathon takes place, 100 teams supported by partners and experts from a variety of stakeholder…

 

eVoting app certified for Aadhaar-based biometric votes in future elections by Indian government

India’s government has certified online voting startup Right2Vote for use in future elections by Indian citizens abroad or residing in…

 

ID4Africa welcomes two more UN agencies to advisory board

Representatives of the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) are joining the Advisory Board of…

 

Indian banks prepare to launch voluntary biometric Aadhaar authentication

Some banks in India are planning to relaunch Aadhaar-based biometric authentication and KYC processes for opening new accounts in the…

 

Efforts to provide biometric ID cards to Rohingya refugees scale up

The UN Refugee Agency and the government of Bangladesh are scaling up biometric registration of Rohingya refugees fleeing the humanitarian…

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