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Indian government official claims $29B in savings from Aadhaar

A senior official claims that the government of India has saved billions of dollars through Aadhaar, while speeding up benefits…

 

EIC 2022: Michiel van der Veen discusses public service transformation using digital ID

Dr. Michiel van der Veen, of the Netherlands’ Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, gave a presentation at the…

 

Digital ID needed for passport, residence, work permits in Sierra Leone

A new policy coming into force in Sierra Leone from 1 June, 2022, requires all foreign nationals applying for residence…

 

Will the world reach the UN development goals by 2030 with digital public technology?

No, but it could put it in a much better position than otherwise, finds a working report by the Brookings…

 

Challenges for digital IDs, yes, but enticements among early adopters too

It is still a far piece until researchers have hard, comparable numbers on what digital IDs can contribute to or…

 

India’s DigiLocker ties into WhatsApp to improve government service access with digital ID

Indian government digital ID wallet DigiLocker will be available through WhatsApp in a bid to increase accessibility of government services…

 

Togo eyes more robust digital ID system to enhance inclusion, tackle future challenges

The West African nation of Togo is considering building a stronger digital ID ecosystem for identification and social protection data…

 

A confusing present obscures the future of digital IDs

The difficulty in predicting the future of digital identities is that defining the present of digital identities is as hard…

 

Inspector General sees big things for US Post Office’s ID verification capabilities

Could the U.S. Postal Service, the federal government’s most trusted agency, become the nation’s ID verifier of choice? An inspector…

 

Canadian CIO outlines strategy with digital ID focus

Canada’s chief information officer (CIO) says she is looking to refresh the country’s digital strategy with major reforms, one being…

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