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Indian PM urges G-20 leaders to support digital inclusion efforts at Bali summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India has called on G-20 leaders to join global efforts in making access to digital…

 

Australia fosters growth of digital ID infrastructure: ForgeRock report

Australian government agencies are increasingly trying to interact with citizens digitally, which will mean more transparency and multi-factor authentication. The…

 

NADRA chair emphasizes importance of achieving SDG 16.9 for Pakistan’s digital future

The chairman of Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Tariq Malik has in an interview spoken widely about Pakistan’s…

 

Covid response tech leaves Indians more exposed to data collection: briefing

India’s e-governance has gained traction during the COVID-19 pandemic and mobile phone cash transfer via the country’s biometric Aadhaar has…

 

Seychelles launches digital ID platform from WISeKey for government, private sector

Swiss cybersecurity firm WISeKey has developed ‘SeyID,’ a digital ID platform for the government of Seychelles, which will enable citizens…

 

Japan to integrate health insurance cards into My Number digital ID in digitization push

The Japanese government has unveiled plans to discontinue its current health insurance card system and integrate its functionalities within the…

 

IMF execs pile praise on India’s digitization, economic growth fuelled by Aadhaar

Keen to usher in an era of government-controlled digital currencies backed by digital ID schemes, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)…

 

World Bank execs see digital public infrastructure as catalyst for financial inclusion

Three top executives of the World Bank have argued that efforts made to facilitate digital payments during the peak of…

 

Russia to establish Center for Biometric Technologies to operate national database

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to create a joint venture named the JSC Center for Biometric Technologies…

 

Charting cooperation for inclusive, trusted digital public infrastructure at the UN

Digital cooperation and the building of resilience through safe, trusted and inclusive digital public infrastructure anchored one of the forums…

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