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UNHCR salutes African govts’ pledge to accelerate digital ID action for forcibly displaced

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has lauded the willingness by some African governments to…

 

Digital legal identity is key to climate and energy crisis response, UNDP argues

In an era where legal identity is the gateway to essential services, 850 million people worldwide lack the means to…

 

African nations and fintechs urged to boost digital ID, DPI for economic gain

Representatives of Africa’s fintech sector heard about the importance of digital identity, and digital public infrastructure more generally, to the…

 

Malawi on path to inclusion with digital ID project supported by EU, UNDP

The government of Malawi, with technical and financial support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the European Union (EU)…

 

UNDP transforming lives in Namibia with digital legal ID initiative

An Accelerator Lab programme implemented by UNDP Namibia is enabling many citizens to enjoy basic services they hitherto were cut…

 

Nigerian government in talks to harmonize biometric, ID databases and credentials

Nigeria’s push to issue universal legal and digital identity has resulted in a many more people who can prove who…

 

Cameroon mayors resolve to make birth registration a top priority

Local and city council mayors in Cameroon have signed a charter which reflects their desire to take birth registration efforts…

 

African digital CRVS Shared Asset initiative advances as collaborative framework is born

Efforts aimed at putting in place an integrated and harmonized digital Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (e-CRVS) system that will…

 

The Gambia reaches 1.17M birth registration milestone with World Bank support

A World Bank-supported project to help set up a digital Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (eCRVS) system for The Gambia…

 

Cameroon launches free birth certificate issuance operation for 80K pupils in exams

About 80,000 primary school children, who do not have birth certificates, but who are preparing to write the First School…

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