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UNHCR, EU working with Chad on biometrics registration program for refugees

UNHCR and the European Union is working in Chad to help children of refugees fleeing war to receive ID cards….


UNHCR introduces new biometric ID card for refugees

In an effort to combat identity fraud and counterfeiting, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) rolled out its…


DERMALOG supplies fingerprint scanners for refugee registration in Germany

DERMALOG announced that it is providing its new LF10 fingerprint scanners for refugee registration in Germany, and will be demonstrating…


Biometric technology by Crossmatch helps Greece identify and register migrants

The European Commission, through the European Asylum Support Office (EASO), has awarded Greece funds to purchase Crossmatch L Scan palm…


UN WFP trials iris-based biometrics payment system for food assistance program

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has introduced an iris-based biometric payment system allowing Syrian refugees in Jordan to redeem…


Canada outlines refugee security measures to U.S. Senate committee

In advance of a U.S. Senate committee meeting next week about “Canada’s Fast-Track Refugee Plan: Unanswered Questions and Implications for…


EC awards Greece emergency funding to acquire 90 fingerprinting devices

Earlier this month, the European Commission awarded Greece €1.36M ($1.5M USD) in emergency funding from the from the Internal Security…


UNHCR, IrisGuard launch EyeCloud to assist refugees with biometric banking

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Cairo Amman Bank (CAB) and IrisGuard have announced EyeCloud, a new project…


EU tells Italy to take migrants’ fingerprints by force if necessary

On Monday, the European Commission asked Italy to step up its efforts to collect migrants’ fingerprints and said to use…


EU finds some countries not fingerprinting migrants and refugees, starts legal procedures

The EU executive has started legal procedures against Croatia, Greece, and Italy for not registering migrants and refugees in the…

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