Identification for Development (ID4D)

 

Priorities of identity for development in Africa to be debated at ID4Africa 2020

Details on the agenda for the upcoming ID4Africa 2020 annual meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco are being shared in a series…

 

Mozilla white paper urges open approach to national biometric ID

The Mozilla Foundation has some strong opinions and recommendations for national biometric ID projects. The 36-page white paper, “From Openness…

 

Simprints to provide biometric tech and expertise to Bangladesh government for newborn healthcare

Simprints and the ICT Division of the Government of Bangladesh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), under which the…

 

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…

 

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…

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