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African leader’s efforts to eradicate statelessness wins plaudits from UNHCR

The recent adoption by African leaders of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights Relating to…

 

UNHCR biometric program facilitates cash aid delivery to 39K Afghan returnees

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) says one of its cash-support programs, “Forcibly Returned Afghans Enrollment (FARE)” in Afghanistan, has provided…

 

Access Now argues humanitarian biometrics need more transparency, rules

An investigation of the relationship between humanitarian organizations and the private sector by Access Now makes a case that even…

 

Refugees face challenges with UK biometric residence permits

Some UK councils are refusing to recognize biometric residence permits (BRP) which may be putting newly recognized refugees at risk…

 

Simprints non-profit biometrics growth dilemma now on Harvard Business curriculum

Toby Norman, co-founder and CEO of Simprints, first collaborated on the company’s Vero fingerprint scanner to facilitate aid workers from…

 

US turns to biometrics to prevent humanitarian aid theft in Ethiopia

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced that it will resume limited food aid in Ethiopia, AFP News…

 

Report proposes holistic, responsible approach to biometrics deployment in humanitarian contexts

Results of a study carried out between February 2022 and June 2023 have highlighted that the use of biometrics in…

 

IOM using biometrics to facilitate aid for displaced persons in South Sudan

Authorities of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) say the use of biometrics has proved to be a reliable way…

 

Biometric data collection avoided in Ukraine aid delivery over human rights concerns

From Ukraine to the Indian states of Manipur and Mizoram, the collection of biometric data for those seeking asylum raises…

 

Can biometrics put a dent in humanitarian aid theft? Nothing else has

A pattern for international food aid has been set. Biometric checks that to date have been marketed as a nice-to-have…

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