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Bhutan to begin biometric capture for national digital ID program

Bhutanese who have attained the age of eight and above will soon have their biometric information collected as the government…

 

EEMA builds digital identity curriculum for public and private policymakers

Help is on the way for organizations needing a better foundation when it comes to digital identity-related trends. An independent…

 

ID4Africa returns to in-person – and augmented – event in Marrakesh, June 2022

The ID4Africa movement will meet again in person in Marrakesh, Morocco on 15 and 16 June 2022. The meeting will be…

 

Youth KYC would open up financial inclusion to enterprising young Tanzanians

Financial Sector Deepening Trust (FSDT) — a financial services organization in Tanzania — is calling on authorities to derive alternative…

 

Philippines opens digital ID process for infants

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) says progress continues to be made with registration for the biometric national identity card (PhilID)…

 

Malaysia’s biometric registry project faces sharp criticism

The Malaysian government says it is planning to introduce the National Digital Identification (NDI) system – a biometric registry database…

 

PhilID cards to be used as digital ID for social welfare programs

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) of the Philippines has entered into a partnership with the Philippine Identification…

 

Trust frameworks and biometrics innovation to boost financial inclusion and digital ID adoption

Digital trust frameworks and financial inclusion efforts are prominent among the most widely-read digital ID stories of the week on…

 

Groups call on Mexico to abandon biometric digital ID proposal

Mexico’s proposal to establish a biometrics-backed digital ID with a centralized database should be halted due to the threat such…

 

i-On-Africa LiveCast: The South Africa & Kenya Report

i-On-Africa LiveCast: The South Africa & Kenya Report Online September 29, 2021 (12:30 GMT) In this upcoming LiveCast episode, ID4Africa…

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