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Philippines launches app to fast-track biometric voter registration

The Commission on Elections (Comelec), the body managing elections in the Philippines, has unveiled an application intended to speed up…

 

Tariq Malik returns to lead Pakistan digital ID efforts amid biometrics leadership appointments

In a flurry of new hires, NADRA has returned its former head, Mitek Systems has appointed a new board member…

 

1.4M Afghan refugees in Pakistan to receive new biometric ID cards

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has begun issuing biometric identity smartcards to the 1.4 million Afghan refugees already…

 

Pakistan blocks 3M refugees from COVID-19 jabs for lack of digital ID

A requirement to have the national digital ID in order to receive a COVID-19 vaccination in Pakistan could block as…

 

Countries continue to adopt biometric voter verification

Voatz is celebrating awards for its work in expanding voter participation in the United States and elsewhere through its blockchain…

 

Pakistan confirms introduction of biometric passports from June

The Pakistani Government confirmed it will start issuing biometric passports by June, Gulf News reports. According to Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed,…

 

GSMA recommends careful digital identity use for more effective subsidy programs

Programs where subsidies for utilities or other essentials can be delivered via a direct link to a digital identity or…

 

Pakistani non-profit and NADRA partner on customer biometrics for financial services access

The Sustainable Access of Financial Capital Opportunities (SAFCO), a not-for-profit financial services company in Pakistan, has partnered up with the…

 

Libya and Pakistan unveil biometric passport plans

Libya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has announced its first diplomatic and special ePassport program in partnership with HID Global….

 

New biometrics partnerships announced by Veriff in Latin America and OneVault in Pakistan

Veriff has partnered with fintech firm Kueski to expand the reach of its biometric verification-as-a-service to Latin America. Following the…

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