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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…

 

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…

 

World Bank says spike in remote payments helped financial inclusion, urges digital ID investment

Digital payments and account ownership are up and the gender gap in accounts has shrunk, according to the World Bank’s…

 

Economic developers donate to speed voice biometrics project for African tongues

Bill Gates’ philanthropic foundation and two international development groups are making a modest investment in efforts to expand the languages…

 

Massive gender disparities in digital ID systems persist, ID4Africa panel says

ID4Africa reconvened for the fourteenth edition of its livecast, this time with a special focus on Gender Matters in Identity…

 

National digital IDs are essential, but can they be made secure?

Secure identity credentials are taken for granted by anyone who has had one since secondary school, but they are fundamental…

 

2019: a critical year for biometrics and digital ID in the Global South

While Europe and the U.S. have seen steady progress with incremental improvements and plenty of new regulation alongside the growing…

 

ITU Financial Inclusion Global Initiative issues reports on biometrics and other tech to build trust

The Financial Inclusion Global Initiative (FIGI) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has launched a series of new reports outlining…

 

Idemia brings identity expertise to GSMA digital and financial inclusion initiative

Idemia has joined the newly launched GSMA Inclusive Tech Lab to support the development of innovations and future technologies that…

 

ID4D initiatives and TSA trials top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

For the second consecutive week, Nigeria and airport biometrics made headlines on Biometric Update, though for different reasons. Several of…

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