Identification for Development (ID4D)

 

Lesotho national digital identity system within 200,000 of universal coverage, saving public money

The World Bank has commended efforts by Lesotho, a landlocked country in Southern Africa, to implement an inclusive digital identity…

 

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…

 

UN economist makes case for biometric vaccine passport adoption by developing nations

An official working on digital government applications with the United Nations has opined that the adoption of biometrics-based COVID vaccine…

 

Digital ID trust gets new focus in ID4D principles

World Bank Group officials have sharpened the principles underpinning their ID-for-all program, getting more explicit about the need to engender…

 

Early research on biometrics’ effectiveness for benefits delivery reviewed in World Bank ID4D report

Evidence is beginning to accumulate on the effect of biometrics adoption in the delivery of social benefits, according to the…

 

Digital identity all-star team appointed as new Turing Institute International Advisory Board

The Alan Turing Institute is establishing an International Advisory Board for Trustworthy Digital Infrastructure for Identity Systems, and has appointed…

 

More education needed for biometrics ethics in humanitarian context: Simprints webinar panel

The ethics of using biometrics in development and humanitarian projects can be difficult and confusing with important concepts that seem…

 

Upcoming biometrics events and webinars explore development, contactless ID, inclusion

The next few weeks are packed with online events, webinars and conferences all in the field of contactless biometrics, digital…

 

Biometrics for development: a conversation around ethics and privacy

Biometrics for development: a conversation around ethics & privacy Online November 24, 2020, 15-16:30 GMT Biometrics are increasingly commonplace in…

 

ID4Africa 2020: Marathon of Innovations

ID4Africa 2020: Marathon of Innovations Online December 8-10, 2020 ID4Africa 2020: Marathon of Innovations is an all-new virtual conference and…

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