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Gates Foundation commits $200M to digital ID and other public infrastructure

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has renewed its commitment to digital ID, topping up its investment in the space…

 

Colombia’s biometric digital ID surpasses 500K applications as govt pushes digital version

Colombians wanting a mobile ID can digitize the new version of their national ID card through the National Registry of…

 

Jamaica to issue free birth certificates ahead of national digital ID enrollment drive

Jamaica has launched what it calls ‘Operation Birthright,’ a campaign intended to issue free birth certificates to as many as…

 

International Identity Day an opportunity for knowledge sharing for Idemia

September 16 is International Identity Day, in recognition of United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 16.9. The Goal is to provide…

 

Nigeria, Rwanda progress in national childbirth registration programs

Countries around the world appear to be making some progress on their efforts of meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development…

 

Nigeria, Togo pushing for personal data protection regulations

Stakeholders in Nigeria are rallying their efforts to ensure that the draft data protection regulation in the country, still pending…

 

Sri Lanka outpaces many in its digital identity and birth registration programs

Off the southern tip of India, the island nation of Sri Lanka is making birth certificates digital ID documents. At…

 

MOSIP’s growth examined as Asian digital identity schemes expand in reach, applications

A profile of MOSIP in the Economic Times says the open-source foundational ID system is now up to 71.7 million…

 

Philippines toolkit will allow digitization, ID verification across local, national govt

UBX, an open finance subsidiary of Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank), has launched UrGovPH, a suite of open finance…

 

Start small, test, and iterate: legal ID delivery advice from OpenCRVS engagement lead

Civil registration and vital statistics registries are critical tools for governments to understand the populations they are trying to serve;…

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