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UNHCR relies on biometrics for refugee assistance programs in South Sudan

In South Sudan, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is using digital fingerprinting to strengthen refugee protection, as…

 

Everyday payment needs in tough real world conditions? IrisGuard can help

While biometrics are being adopted for an ever-wider range of use cases, and most familiar to many people as the…

 

World foundational digital identity systems under review by Privacy International

Privacy International has begun a series of investigations into the technologies behind foundational digital identity systems in place around the world….

 

UK immigration bill proposing biometric data collection from millions faces criticism

The recently updated Nationality and Borders Bill set out by the UK Home Office includes plans to introduce an Electronic…

 

‘You cannot trust a vendor’: understanding biometrics in the humanitarian sector

Biometrics were the theme of the month for September in the ICRC’s Digital Dilemmas series of talks and debates on aspects…

 

Pakistan steps up biometric registration of Afghan refugees, Taliban permits existing ID

Pakistan has updated the details of 500,000 or more than a third of the registered Afghan refugees living in the…

 

Jamaican leaders long on eID promises, short on assurances of fairness

Obviously, not all nations are ruled by authoritarian governments, but the way many nations build their digital ID programs can…

 

The varied applications of contactless biometrics, remote authentication on full display

U.S. federal government spending was a theme common to many of the top stories of the week on Biometric Update,…

 

Urgent call to erase biometric, digital ID databases in Afghanistan

Biometric and digital identity projects created to foster inclusion and security in Afghanistan may now lead to the very opposite,…

 

Pakistan secures family trees, IDs foreign residents, prepares for electronic voting

A series of developments in Pakistan span a new digital ID card verification system; a way for people to check…

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