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ID4D report: 2022 to see significant progress towards ‘paradigm shift’ in digital ID

The World Bank Group’s ID4D (Identity for Development) division continued to work throughout the COVID-19 pandemic on projects and research across…


UK researcher says digital ID being used for exclusion in Dominican Republic

A new book entitled ‘Legal Identity, Race and Belonging in the Dominican Republic’ by Dr. Eve Hayes de Kalaf, a…


Tackling the infant ID problem with fingerprint biometrics

A team of researchers from the Michigan State University (MSU) is advocating the adoption of fingerprint biometrics for children of…


HID Global supports civil registry and digital identity push in Antigua and Barbuda

The government of Antigua and Barbuda has partnered with HID Global to roll out the company’s Integrale for CRVS (Civil…


Infant biometrics nearing practicality for birth registration, but technical and legal challenges remain

Significant progress is being made towards the capability of including biometrics with birth registration records, but significant concerns persist, the…


PPPs and social media influencers for biometrics registration and national ID

The number of people with legal, digital ID in Tanzania, backed by biometrics has increased by roughly 70 percent over…


Blockchain and biometrics leveraged for digital birth certificate in Brazil

The birth of a baby in Brazil has been registered on a blockchain through a biometric process in what was…


UNICEF urges methodical and wholistic approach in Africa’s race for digital identity

United Nations agencies have taken an increasing role in ID4Africa and other digital identity-related initiatives over the past few years….


IDEMIA to revamp Colombia’s identification and civil registry platform

IDEMIA (formerly known as OT-Morpho) has been selected by the National Civil Registry of Colombia, the Colombian government agency overseeing…


Morpho identity management platform integrating civil registries and vital statistics

Morpho (Safran) announced it is integrating civil registries and vital statistics (CRVS) in its MorphoCivis identity management and registration system…

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