Identification for Development (ID4D)

 

Biometric digital identification initiatives by country

Biometric Update offers a comprehensive directory of digital identification initiatives in developing nations to assist information-gathering by government employees, companies…

 

Yoti announces digital identity Fellowship winners as researchers warn of discrimination risks

The winners of the Yoti Fellowship Programme have been selected, and will spend a year working on digital identity and…

 

TECH5 integrates biometric technologies with MOSIP open source ID platform

International identity management provider TECH5 has integrated its biometric software with the open-source MOSIP identity management platform, and is the…

 

Facial recognition for travel and onboarding top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Stories on biometrics use cases from flight boarding to onboarding, and surveillance to aid delivery made up the most-read news…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric bank cards, birth registrations up, ePassport problems

The importance of biometric legal identity from birth is something of a theme this week as UNICEF pushes the concept…

 

Yemen rebels agree to biometric WFP aid distribution system

The World Food Program (WFP) and Yemen’s Houthi rebels have reached an agreement to resume the delivery of food aid…

 

Aadhaar focus of four Yoti Fellowship Programme proposals

Four of the 54 proposals shortlisted by Yoti for its Yoti Fellowship Programme are from India, and propose research on…

 

UNICEF urges methodical and wholistic approach in Africa’s race for digital identity

United Nations agencies have taken an increasing role in ID4Africa and other digital identity-related initiatives over the past few years….

 

AIDF Global Summit

AIDF Global Summit Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center September 4-5, 2019 Accelerating the SDG’s through Digital Innovations The…

 

ID PASS: how biometrics allow the live generation of NGO field reports

Biometrics-enabled smartcards can be used by humanitarian organizations not just for providing services and decentralized identification to end-users in aid…

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