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Pakistan disburses over $100M in flood relief via biometric ID

Pakistan has so far disbursed 24.5 billion Pakistani rupees (US$103 million) to families affected by floods across the country via…

 

African nations must implement safeguards against humanitarian digital ID risks: researcher

African countries must put in place policies to ensure that personal data such as biometrics collected for humanitarian purposes are…

 

Skeptics of World Bank’s ID4D want more transparency and harm reduction for digital IDs

Dozens of civil society organizations and individual human rights advocates say digital ID programs “regularly” erode human rights. Signatories to…

 

Reports explore nexus of digital ID and migration

The German Marshall Fund of the United States has published a new report exploring the intersection of digital wallets and…

 

Simprints partnership brings data security expertise to virtual CISO service for nonprofits

Nonprofit organization NetHope has entered a new partnership with biometrics nonprofit Simprints to provide resources for humanitarian, development and conservation…

 

Digital identity can be ‘highly exclusionary’ for social protection: UN report

“Digital identity systems should not be a prerequisite for benefiting from social protection schemes and when they are set up,…

 

ID4Africa in-person return sees new high for countries represented, delegate seniority

ID4Africa returns to its roots as an annual in-person event this week in Marrakesh, Morocco, with the ID4Africa 2022 Annual…

 

IrisGuard looks to new tech for further use cases as it handles 25M interactions a day

UK-based IrisGuard is now handling more than the equivalent value of US$3 million per day through its iris biometrics-based distribution…

 

Print-at-home national ID, instant emergency response system launched by ISnSC

UAE-based cybersecurity and identity consultancy ISnSC has developed a system for rapidly deploying an entire identity system in days, whether…

 

How digital identities could shape the future of humanitarian aid

By Fraser Edwards, CEO at cheqd and Sharanya Thakur, Project Manager at Gravity The current wars in Yemen, Palestine and…

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