Identification for Development (ID4D)

 

ID4Africa 2020 registration open, presentation lineup announced

Registration opens today for ID4Africa 2020, the movement’s sixth annual meeting, which takes place between June 2-4 in Marrakesh, Morocco….

 

WFP biometric aid delivery system still not fully launched in Yemen, humanitarian operation in jeopardy

Despite efforts to secure aid delivery with biometrics, United Nations officials say the situation in areas of Yemen controlled by…

 

Humanitarian digital identity tech support program and first partner announced by Yoti

A new tech support program has been launched by Yoti to help humanitarian organizations and humanitarian-focussed startups apply technology to…

 

Credit card, retail and tech giants, and government ID projects top biometrics news of the week

Biometric projects involving credit card companies, retail and tech giants made up several of the week’s top headlines in the…

 

Yoti outlines humanitarian and digital identity research plans in 2020 Social Purpose Strategy

Yoti’s 2020 Social Purpose Strategy has been published by the company. “Social purpose is at the heart of everything” Yoti…

 

Good practices guide for CRVS and identity management shows global birth registration at 73 percent

A compendium of good practices for civil registration and identity management has been published by the Global Partnership for Sustainable…

 

ID4Africa 2020

ID4Africa 2020 Marrakesh, Morocco October 28 – 30, 2020 In its 6th consecutive year, the ID4Africa Annual Meeting and Expo…

 

Biometrics in Africa: digital ID for humanitarian responses in Ethiopia and registration priorities in Nigeria

The use of biometrics by electoral commissions is once again at the fore in digital ID news in Africa. The…

 

Digital ID and biometrics in Africa: SIM blocks, biometric electoral roll disputes and an eKYC first for Libya

As 2019 draws to a close, Tanzania reaches – and pushes back – its December 31 biometric SIM registration after…

 

Simprints creates Chief Delivery Officer role to scale biometrics for development

Simprints is looking to bring an executive on board to fill the new role of Chief Delivery Officer for the…

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