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ECOWAS seeks consultant for regional biometric ID card transition roadmap

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is calling for expressions of interest from consulting firms to develop a…

 

ECOWAS talks travel, trade benefits of regional biometric ID card in Cote d’Ivoire

Cote d’Ivoire is the latest member of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to host a workshop meant…

 

ECOWAS drums importance of regional biometric ID card for The Gambia in integration push

The Economic and Monetary Community of West African States (ECOWAS) recently undertook a sensitization tour to The Gambia to reiterate…

 

Biometric ID is a tool for migrant instrumentalization in Nigeria, study argues

An academic study on migrants from five central and west African countries seeking refuge in Nigeria has found that biometric…

 

PhilSys shares notes with WURI officials on digital ID best practices

Delegations form six West African countries participating in a regional identification project dubbed WURI recently had a working session with…

 

ECOWAS Commission urges remaining 9 member states to issue biometric regional ID card

The President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Omar Touray, has revealed that just 6 out…

 

ECOWAS to fast-track regional ID card project to boost financial inclusion, integration

The World Bank-supported West Africa Unique Identification for Regional Integration and Inclusion (WURI) programme is set to enjoy new impetus…

 

AfDB earmarks $8m to establish interoperable bank ID system in 4 West African countries

The West African Monetary Institute (WAMI) is leading the implementation of a project aimed at creating an interoperable unique digital…

 

Niger launches WURI project to issue biometric ID for regional trade and public services

A regional system for digital identity that is interoperable between West African countries has been launched in Niger, LeSahel.org reports….

 

Task force recommends biometric visas to strengthen security at ECOWAS borders

A task force working on ECOVISA — a project which seeks to harmonize visa processes, procedures and costs within the…

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