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Digital ID in Africa this week: fresh calls for biometric voting in Zimbabwe, self-reliance in Nigeria and a possible UN biometric anti-terrorism platform

Biometrics news span issues of self-reliance, politics and counter-terrorism across Africa this week. Nigeria and Ghana continue to make progress…

 

Privacy International calls for new UN guidelines for biometrics in counter-terrorism

Privacy International is calling for new guidelines on biometrics from the UN to protect human rights in a new briefing…

 

Biometrics Institute briefs UN member states on counter-terrorism compendium and next steps

The Biometrics Institute has briefed representatives of all UN Member States at a meeting in New York to raise awareness…

Facepoint

Facepoint’s ambition is to propose a breakthrough-type response to KYC regulatory requirements in the fight against money laundering and the…

 

Biometrics Institute announces workshops in collaboration with UN Counter-Terrorism agencies

The Biometrics Institute and the Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED) are moving forward with the next phase of their joint collaboration…

 

Biometrics Institute and UNCTED launch guide to biometrics adoption for counter-terrorism

The Biometrics Institute has signed an Arrangement on Cooperation with the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) to promote…

 

Biometrics could get short shrift under admin proposal to gut transit security funding

The Trump administration’s proposal to surprisingly slash funding for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP)…

 

WTTC Global Summit to discuss how biometrics can increase travel safety

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)’s 2018 Global Summit will take place next month in Buenos Aires where public…

 

Biometrics, personal data crucial to tracking, stopping terrorists at borders

Biometrics are increasingly playing “a critical tool for verifying travelers really are who they say they are,” said State Department…

 

YITU features facial recognition technology at Security & Counter Terror Expo

YITU Technology presented several public security solutions featuring its AI and facial recognition technologies at the Security & Counter Terror…

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