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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…

 

Burkina Faso gets support from Japan to enroll IDPs for biometric ID

The government of Burkina Faso recently got a boost from Japan to its efforts in conducting biometric identity enrollment for…

 

Pakistan to deport 600K Afghans with refugee ID cards

Pakistan has announced its intention to expel about 600,000 Afghan citizens, an official confirmed through media reports. The deportation drive,…

 

Ethiopia begins issuing refugees digital ID cards to facilitate service access

The distribution of digital ID cards to Ethiopian refugees and returnees, as part of a pilot with tripartite support, has…

 

UNHCR biometric program facilitates cash aid delivery to 39K Afghan returnees

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) says one of its cash-support programs, “Forcibly Returned Afghans Enrollment (FARE)” in Afghanistan, has provided…

 

Refugees face challenges with UK biometric residence permits

Some UK councils are refusing to recognize biometric residence permits (BRP) which may be putting newly recognized refugees at risk…

 

UNHCR embraces blockchain, zero-knowledge proofs to improve aid systems

The UN refugee agency is working on decentralized digital ID utilizing blockchain to protect the identity of people crossing borders…

 

Ethiopia to give refugees digital ID to improve living conditions

Ethiopia is planning to issue digital ID to refugees, in what could be the first program of its kind to…

 

Study argues biometrics can undermine human rights in digital border governance

A recent study conducted in a collaboration between the University of Essex and the Office of the United Nations High…

 

Biometric data collection avoided in Ukraine aid delivery over human rights concerns

From Ukraine to the Indian states of Manipur and Mizoram, the collection of biometric data for those seeking asylum raises…

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