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Ugandan digital ID on trial: high court requests expert witness while AG denies exclusion

The first hearing in the human rights litigation against the government and identity agency over Uganda’s national digital ID system…

 

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…

 

Digital ID advances drive Denmark to top of competitiveness ranking

The International Institute for Management Development (IMD) has released the 2022 edition of its World Digital Competitiveness Ranking report, with…

 

Pakistan arrests suspects over digital ID fraud in floods cash relief program

There are already reports of fraud related to the distribution of relief funds to victims of recent flooding in Pakistan…

 

Response time of Philippines’ digital ID portal for transport recovering

The Land Transportation Office in Manila, Philippines, announced its Land Transportation Management System portal has recovered following a couple of…

 

Digitalization moves forward in India with Aadhaar biometrics for more gov services online

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) in India has issued a new notification that allows citizens to access…

 

Governments should center utility, trust and inclusion in digital ID to support fintech: panel

Digital ID could substantially expand the potential of digital identity infrastructure for fintechs in relation to government applications, was the…

 

Aadhaar critic joins ID16.9 podcast to discuss inclusion shortfalls

Allegations that India’s digital ID Aadhaar has entrenched, rather than alleviated exclusion from social services and government benefits, have dogged…

 

Singapore, UK renew MoU on digital services for three years to tackle exclusion

Singapore’s GovTech and the UK’s Government Digital Service (GDS) have renewed their collaboration for a further three years, reports PublicTechnology,…

 

Estonia and Ukraine to collaborate on digital ID development

Estonia and Ukraine have signed a new cooperation agreement in Kyiv focused on fostering an exchange of knowledge in the…

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