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Biometric passports coming to Armenia, Nepal, Zimbabwe

Afghanistan’s Taliban government has extended passport issuance, recently only available in the capital Kabul, to seven provinces, and will prioritize…


Governments adding biometrics, digitizing ID worldwide: Zimbabwe passports, China mDLs, Belarus ID cards

National ID continues to go biometric and digital around the world. Zimbabwe’s Civil Registry prepares to go digital with Semlex…


EmpTech supplies biometric passports, ID cards for Belarus

The Republic of Belarus has commenced the issuance of new biometric passports and national identity cards. According to a press…


More sanctions knock Belarus face biometrics firm off center

Having already sanctioned an Eastern European maker of facial recognition tools for their use in political oppression, the European Union…


Police facial recognition use in Belarus, Greece, Myanmar raises rights, data privacy concerns

Facial recognition software developed by Belarusian software design company LLC Synesis and implemented by the Belarusian Ministry of Internal Affairs,…


Belarus mulls introduction of biometric ID documents by April 30

There are plans by the government of Belarus to begin the production of biometric ID documents in order to fight…


One step forward, one back for digital identity plans in Australia

New South Wales’ government has abandoned a plan to roll out a ‘copy solution’ for its mobile driver’s licenses due…


Trinidad and Tobago, Korea, and Belarus governments advance ID credential plans

The Roadmap to Recovery team within Trinidad and Tobago’s government has recommended fast-tracking the country’s digital identity plans to support…


Ukraine issues 14 million biometric passports, Belarus announces plan for 2021

More than 14 million biometric passports have been issued in Ukraine so far, according to Ukrinform. Head of the State…


Technical issues delay Belarus’ January introduction of biometric passports

In March, Belarus was announcing its decision to push back biometric passports from release in January 2019 to January 2020….

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